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Prague Castle Walking Tour

Prague’s historical showpiece on a three hour walking tour

Quick Details

Duration: 3 hours

This tour runs every day

  • Morning tour leaves at 09:30
  • Afternoon tour leaves at 14:00

Meeting Point

  • We meet at the “Marian Plague” column in the middle of the Castle District square (Hradcanske Square). Your guide will have a signboard that says Walks In Europe.
Adults (Ages 10+)
60
Children (Ages 3-9)
30
Infants (Ages 2 and Under)
Free
Private Tour
180

Prague Castle – One of the Best Preserved In Europe

Join a small group tour and explore Prague Castle with a professional local guide. Discover the history and the striking architecture of Prague Castle; the largest coherent castle structure in the world!

Prague Castle is a UNESCO monument with a history of more than 1,000 years. It’s a textbook of architecture, art history, and a must-see destination for visitors from all over the world.

The castle consists of a large-scale composition of palaces and ecclesiastical buildings of various architectural styles. Our Prague Castle tour includes the remains of Romanesque-style buildings from the 10th century to Gothic modifications of the 14th century. Learn about the famous Slovenian architect Josip Plečnik who was responsible for extensive renovations in the time of the First Republic (1918-1938).

The monument has undergone significant and ongoing repairs and reconstructions since the Velvet Revolution.

Explore Hradcany, the charming square full of astonishing palaces and houses which is home to many historical buildings. Enjoy a great view of the city as well.
Visit the Basilica of St. George, second oldest church in Prague with your expert guide and find out about the Baroque style, its vivid colors. See the famous relief of St. George and state celebrities.

Explore St. Vitus Cathedral, the largest and the most important cathedral in Prague. Learn from your guide the tremendous influence of this building on the development of late Gothic style characteristics for Central Europe. See the ornate and extraordinary vaulting system. Apart from religious services, coronations of Czech kings and queens also took place here. The cathedral is a place of burial of several patron saints, sovereigns, noblemen, and archbishops.

Walk along the Golden Lane, See the houses along this road originated after the construction of a new northern wall of the Castle. Enjoy the picturesque character of the lane dotted with small houses inhabited by defenders of the Castle, servants, or for example goldsmiths and the Castle marksmen. The tiny houses were occupied until World War II.

Visit the Old Royal Palace, the original royal residence, mostly wooden and has a Romanesque style. Today it is used as the venue for ceremonial state events.
End your tour with enough knowledge from your guide to be independent for the rest of your time in Prague.