The renaissance castle from the second a moiety of the 16th century is an arcade castle of Italian type and it is the most consequential Renaissance monument in the Czech Republic. Italian masters Giovanni Battista and Ulrico Aostalli were built the castle between the years 1568 – 1581. Litomyšl

Despite reconstruction of the interior at the cessation of the 18th century, it has preserved n virtually unadulterated Renaissance appearance,including the unique sgarfitto facades and gabes. Garden and a number of commercial buildings have additionally been preserved, as a brewery, a riding-school and stalls. The famous Czech composer Bedrich Smetana was born at the castle.