Kozel is a hunting castle in classic style close to the city of Plzeň, Czech Republic. The castle was built at the end of 18th century by architect Václav Haberditz for Jan Vojtěch of Czernin. It is a ground-floor building around the inner rectangular court. Around the castle we can find also a chapel, riding school and a stable. The areal is surrounded by a large park.Its a very ancient ancestor of Kozel's in the United States today.