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Prague Castle (Prazský Hrad)
Prague Castle (Prazský Hrad)

Prague Castle (Prazský Hrad)

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Hradcany, Prague

The Basics

Comprised of dozens of buildings, Prague Castle can feel like a small town. To allow for ample time to explore, tickets are valid for two days: the day of purchase and the following day. Nearly all city tours include a stop at Prague Castle, and a variety of tickets are available depending on how much of the complex you want to see. Explore the castle on your own with a skip-the-line ticket, or book a guided walking tour for a more in-depth experience. To take in even more of Prague’s highlights, combine a visit to Prague Castle with a cruise on the Vltava River or a walking tour of Old Town.

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Prague Castle Walking Tour Including Admission Tickets
Prague Castle Walking Tour Including Admission Tickets
star-4.5
$41.47 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Detailed Tour of the Castle and Surrounding Area
Wonderful, detailed tour of the castle grounds. The tour begins at the Charles bridge so we had a nice walking tour of the bridge and area near the castle before getting to the castle. Our tour guide, Martin was very knowledgable and passionate on the topic.
Hannah_J, Aug 2021

Recent reviews from experiences in Prague

star-4
If you do one tour - do this one!
Kristin_W, Oct 2021
Prague 3-hour Afternoon Walking Tour including Prague Castle
Tip: you will need to ride and buy a tram ticket. You will need to keep your castle pass with you and use it multiple times. The guide we had and all Czechs have a cheeky sense of humor. Questions not always welcome- the guide has his story down and wants to stick with it Advice: Take this tour. Over all it was lovely. Super informative, it covers lots of sights and provides great, Informative, old and new history. Amazingly in-depth but not boring super ENJOYABLE!
star-5
Wonderful Experience with Fantastic Guide
Steven_D, Oct 2021
Half-day Private Prague City and Castle Tour
Our guide Patrick was knowledgeable, friendly, helpful and flexible. He took us where we wanted and customized our trip to suit our needs. Unforgettable experience!
star-5
Old Prague Highlights
Jack_R, Oct 2021
Prague 3-hour Afternoon Walking Tour including Prague Castle
Mike is awesome! Very friendly and knowledgeable. Great tour and time well-spent! We would highly recommend Mike.
star-5
Great tour of Prague Castle
Tiffany_W, Oct 2021
Prague Castle and Castle District Walking Tour
Lyle was a great tour guide! He was very knowledgeable and added humor as well. Very reasonably priced - highly recommend!
star-5
Excellent And recommended !!
Paul_G, Oct 2021
Small-Group Tour of Prague Castle with Visit to Interiors
We experienced a wonderful tour …the guide (INNJE) (I am sorry if I have spelt this wrong !!) explained the historical context and history very clearly …she was very friendly and helpful. Would recommend this tour !
star-4
I Recommend this tour
Bjc, Sep 2021
Full-Day Prague Tour with Vltava River Cruise, Prague Castle and Lunch
The tour was amazing. I was the only person so I kind of got a private tour. The boat ride was nice but honestly there is so much to see in Prague, I would have rather spent that hour seeing more of the city.
star-5
Good overview
Shelley_H, Sep 2021
Full-Day Prague Tour with Vltava River Cruise, Prague Castle and Lunch
There is so much to see, so many buildings, streets, castles, churches, etc. it was good to get a broad over view of the areas and hear some history. It was a good introduction.
star-5
Best guide in prague
Jean_R, Oct 2021
Prague 3-hour Afternoon Walking Tour including Prague Castle
Mike was superb in explaining historical backgrounds for all places we visited. He is the best tour guide you can have and we definitely recommend him.
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Walking Castle Tour
Tracey_C, Aug 2021
Prague Castle Walking Tour Including Admission Tickets
Very interesting walk. Tour guide very knowledgeable and interesting. Be prepared to walk. Not for those with walking issues.
star-5
Enriching view of Prague Castle
Dalice_M, Aug 2021
3-hour Private Prague Castle Walking Tour
Tour guide was very knowledgeable and able to give background and context to the sites. I would definitely recommend this tour as it will enrich your experience of an already amazing p.
star-5
in hand, interesting tour
Giulia_S, Aug 2021
Prague Castle and Castle District Walking Tour
Sarah was energetic, fun, engaging and very well prepared on the subject. very pleasant afternoon in her company to discover curiosities about Prague, its rulers and the castle.
star-5
Five star experience
Daniel, Aug 2021
Prague Castle by Night Guided Tour
We had a wonderful tour, the even guide extended a bit overtime and we learned many interesting and uncommon facts :)

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Entrance to the castle grounds is free and tickets to individual buildings are sold at several spots around the grounds.

  • History buffs may want to allow an entire day to take everything in.

  • Interior photography is prohibited in certain exhibits and allowed only with a permit in others.

  • Don’t miss the ceremonial Changing of the Guard, which takes place daily at noon.

  • Be prepared to wait up to 30 minutes to go through security upon entering the castle grounds.

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How to Get There

Easily reach Prague Castle by taking tram 22 to Prazsky Hrad. Other options include taking a tram to Kralovsky letohradek or Pohorelec, or taking the metro to Malostranska or Hradcanska.

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When to Get There

Prague Castle is open year-round with slightly shorter hours in the winter. To beat the crowds, arrive early in the morning, and try to avoid weekends and holidays.

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Prague Castle Highlights

Prague Castle is rich with architectural and historical marvels, including the neo-Gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, which may be the most recognizable part of the complex. Inside, don’t miss St. Wenceslaus Chapel and its magnificent decorations. The treasury is one of the largest in Europe and includes a relic of St. Vitus’ arm, while St. George’s Basilica, with its austere interior, provides an interesting contrast to the elaborate cathedral. The small homes along Golden Lane originally belonged to servants, goldsmiths, and marksmen; look for house 22, where writer Franz Kafka once lived. The Old Royal Palace is now home to an interactive exhibition providing an overview of the city’s history, the Story of Prague Castle.

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Prague Castle (Prazský Hrad)