Prague Castle – 3 hrs
Join our Prague Castle walking tour to discover an ancient symbol of the Czech State, the most significant Czech monument and one of the most important cultural institutions in the Czech Republic.
Prague Castle is a UNESCO monument with a tradition of more than 1000 years. It’s a textbook of architecture, art history and a must see destination for visitors from all over the world.
Prague Castle consists of a large-scale composition of palaces and ecclesiastical buildings of various architectural styles.
Our tour includes the remains of Romanesque-style buildings from 10th century to Gothic modifications of the 14th century. You’ll learn about the famous Slovenian architect Josip Plečnik who was responsible for extensive renovations in the time of the First Republic (1918-1938).
Prague Castle has undergone significant and ongoing repairs and reconstructions since the Velvet Revolution.
The churches in Prague Castle were an important part of the establishment of Christianity in early day Bohemia. It was here that the Duke’s sainted wife Ludmila thought their grandson from the bible which shaped Prague.
Over the centuries the complex making up Prague Castle got stone defenses and grew into the largest castle grounds in the world. The walled fortress was a mini city with multiple courtyards which were home to not only the Royal family but also their guards, alchemists, and handcrafters.
The growth of the castle also led to the growth of the neighborhood below it at around 1252.
You’ll see mixes of Romanesque and Gothic styles plus the distinct Habsburg touch as you take our walking tour in Prague Castle. It may not look like a traditional fairy tale fortress, but Prague Castle is a Medieval wonder with with many memorable elements.
Join our Prague Castle walking tour to get acquainted with Prague’s history in an efficient way organized professionally and led by a local guide.
You can choose to go private or join a small group of max 8 so the experience is always intimate.