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Prague Castle Tour with Local Guide

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Prague Castle Tour with Local Guide highlights

  • Visit the amazing beauty of famous historical places in Prague and admire the fragrance of 12th-century 

  • Grab the opportunity of knowing the glorified history of Prague and take the pleasure of undergoing a delightful walking session

  • Explore the historical destinations of the city such as Prague Castle, Golden Lane, Old Royal Palace, and many more

  • Observe the lifestyle and living habits of the local inhabitants of Prague with your family and friends

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St. Vitus Cathedral
Charles Bridge, Prague
Prague Castle
St. George's Basilica
Golden Lane
Church of St. Stephen
Old Royal Palace
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Timings: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
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Timings: 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM

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Malá Strana
Malá Strana, 118 00 Praha 1, Czechia

Prague Castle Tour with Local Guide cancellation_policy

  • If cancellation are made 1 days before the date of travel then 0.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 1 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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Prague Castle Tour with Local Guide overview

Activity Location: Malá Strana, 118 00 Prague 1, Czechia

Activity Duration: 2.5 hours

Starting Time: Depending on the variant you choose

Activity Days: Monday - Sunday

About the Prague Castle Tour with Local Guide:

Visit the famous Prague Castle one of the most iconic landmarks of the city and be amazed by its enchanting beauty. Know about the rich history and artistry of the castle complex including St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica & the Golden Lane with an experienced guide. Marvel at the Gothic architecture while exploring St. Vitus Cathedral and admire the intricate Art Nouveau stained glass window created by famous Czech artist Alfons Mucha. Visit the Basilica of St. George and see 12th-century frescoes and the remains of St. Ludmila, a Czech saint and martyr. Gain a unique perspective on the working-class people of Prague with a visit to the reconstructed workshops and homes of Golden Lane. Book the Prague Castle Tour with Local Guide and explore the castle courtyards & historic monuments.

About the Activity:

  • Explore the beautiful Prague Castle, an enchanting & historical complex, and delve into the fascinating history of the city. 
  • See the Castle's highlights including St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica & the Golden Lane, and gain some insights into Prague's culture and heritage from the experienced guide. 
  • Visit the St. Vitus Cathedral and admire the breathtaking Gothic architecture including intricate stained glass windows made by Czech artist Alfons Mucha and the 14th-century mosaic of the last judgment.
  • Know more about the lives and legacies of these influential historical figures including St. Wenceslas and Charles IV, and St. John of Nepomuk as you see their tombs in the Old Royal Palace.
  • Marvel at the unique architecture of the Basilica of St. George including the beautiful stone walls and the fragments of 12th-century frescoes.
  • Delve into the history and culture of Prague as you walk along this beautiful and unique street, Golden Lane, and know about the fascinating stories of goldsmiths and artists like Franz Kafka who lived there.
  • Step back in time as you wander through the reconstructed homes and workshops of this charming and quaint Golden Lane.
  • Book the Prague Castle Tour with Local Guide and explore the magnificent castle built in the 9th century.

How to Reach?

  • By Car: The activity location is 4.1 km away from the Prague city center. You can reach the location in 15 minutes by car.
  • By Tram: The activity location is 1.1 km away from the Staroměstská Station. You can reach the location from the station in a 10-minute walk.
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Prague Castle Tour with Local Guide faqs

Do I have to book the Prague Castle tour in advance?

Yes, you should book the Prague Castle tour in advance as it is a very popular attraction, and the tickets are mostly sold out due to the huge crowd on the same day. By booking the ticket in advance, you won't have to wait in long lines to get the physical tickets. If you book the Prague Castle tour in advance, you may also get great deals and discounts. By booking the tickets beforehand, you can plan your itinerary as you want and you won’t have to make any unnecessary changes in your schedule due to the unavailability of tickets on the desired date.

Is there a discount or special offer on booking a Prague Castle tour in advance?

Yes, you can get a discount or special offer on booking a Prague Castle tour in advance, but this will depend upon the timing when you're booking the ticket and the offer available at that time. You're recommended to check the official website to find the best offers and deals. University and secondary school students under the age of 26 can get the Prague Castle tickets at discounted rates. Families having up to 5 children aged 16 and accompanied by up to 2 adults are eligible for the family admission prices.

How long does the Prague Castle tour take?

Typically, the Prague Castle tour requires 5 to 6 hours, as it is a vast complex with numerous churches, gardens, palaces, and courtyards. Due to its sheer size and tons of things to see, it's better to have as much time at hand as possible. If you have decided to do a basic exploration of the famous sites of the castle, including the Old Royal Palace, St. Vitus Cathedral, and Golden Lane, you won't have to spend much time. But if you want to explore the castle in-depth, you may have to spend more time at the attraction.

What can I see during the Prague Castle tour?

During the Prague Castle tour, you should not miss out on the Lobkowicz Palace, which was built in the sixteenth century and houses exhibitions of famous paintings, award-winning wines, and exclusive merchandise sales galleries. Golden Lane and Dilobar Tower are also must-see sites with a rich history. During the tour, you should also check out the Old Royal Palace, admire the Saint George's Basilica, and stroll through the beautiful gardens. Don't forget to see the Saint Vitus Cathedral, which contains many historically significant objects.

Why is Prague Castle so famous?

Prague Castle is renowned for its breathtaking architecture and fascinating history. It is the world's largest castle complex that stands as a testament to Prague's architectural history. It is a vast complex of palaces, museums, churches, and gardens dating back to the ninth century. The castle symbolizes national identity, authority, and power and was also home to famous historical figures like Rudolf II, Charles IV, and Vaclav Havel. St. George's Basilica and Old Royal Palace are the prime attractions of the castle, where you can learn about Czech saints. St. Vitus Cathedral is also an impressive structure within the castle that was completed in six hundred years.

What is the best time to visit Prague Castle?

The opening hour is the best time to visit Prague Castle as the crowd is less, giving you the flexibility to explore the attraction peacefully. During the early morning hours, the weather is also very pleasant, and you can enjoy the attraction without worrying about the scorching heat. Due to the smaller crowd, you can click photos of the famous spots and spend some time at the desired attractions without any disturbance. If you want to avoid crowds and explore the attraction in peace, avoid visiting the castle during the weekends.

Can I take photographs inside Prague Castle during the tour?

Yes, you can take photographs inside Prague Castle, but you must follow the rules and respect the privacy of others. Remember not to use flash while taking pictures as it can cause disturbance to the other tourists. You should also look for sign boards instructing you not to click pictures at a few spots. It is also recommended to check with the castle staff about photography restrictions in particular areas of the castle.

Is there a dress code for visiting Prague Castle?

No, there is no dress code for visiting Prague Castle, but you're advised to wear casual clothes. Avoid wearing revealing clothes like short skirts, shorts, or backless dresses. Ensure that your clothes are comfortable as you will have to walk a lot inside the castle. You should also wear clothes according to the weather and the season when you're visiting the castle. Opt for layered clothing to adapt yourself to the changing weather conditions.

Are there any special events or festivals held at Prague Castle?

Yes, various festivals and events are held at Prague Castle, which can be attended by both tourists and locals. During winter, Christmas is celebrated at Prague Castle, and a Christmas market is organized in front of the St. George's Basilica. Summer Shakespeare Festival is also a popular event that is organized inside the castle. During Easter, you can attend Easter Mass at St. Vitus Cathedral. Prague Castle also hosts a craft beer festival, wherein the best drinks are showcased by microbreweries in the Royal Garden.

Is there a gift shop or souvenir store at Prague Castle?

Yes, Prague Castle has a gift shop that sells various souvenirs such as clothing, books, postcards, and keychains. You can purchase souvenirs and mementos that reflect the beauty and charm of the castle from the store inside the complex. Although, you won't be able to make any bargain inside the gift store as the prices of all the items are usually fixed.

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