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Prague Castle

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Hradcany & Letna
As featured in 3 Days in Prague and 9 other guides
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Address: Prague 11908, Czech Republic
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+420 224 373 368
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

The largest castle in Europe contains more than seven hundred rooms.

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US$17.20*
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Skip-the-line: Prague Castle Admission Ticket
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US$85.00*
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Private Prague Castle Tour By Night
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US$37.62*
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Prague Castle Walking Tour

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Fantastic place! Only spoiler- electronic turnstiles in church

The castle and surrounding archeological sights are fantastic !!! Very well kept and maintained and the guided tour was excellent ! St.Vitus cathedral is a truly grand and amazing... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The castle and surrounding archeological sights are fantastic !!! Very well kept and maintained and the guided tour was excellent ! St.Vitus cathedral is a truly grand and amazing sight!! Only one place the Czechs have really dropped the ball on this place. You have 700+ year old churches with electronic turnstile gates in them???? Why??? But then you get... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A most see in Prague. Amazing medival senary and views. Just look out for the overpriced shoops for tourists on the way up. The only awful thing is the newlly added StarBucks next to the castle taking a loot of the scenary away. But since it seems like they will be in eve corner of the world soon I guess... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Must see beautiful place excellent view and the best part are the craftsman work shops comings with their living places.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Area of old city with cathedral and tower to go up to see the city from birds' view. Must visit area, simply beautiful

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This for sure is the main attraction in Prague, very easy to go to this location, you can get into the Hop on Hop off Tour or just take Tram from the National theater. Due to some event happening in Berlin and Paris so they have a security check at the entrance, this bit make a very long queue to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Worth the wonderful walk to the castle. You can walk round without paying and take it all in, but we bought the full tour so we could go into the exhibitions which are worth it. All of it is mesmerising. It's nice to see Golden Lane too which has original houses and information on the residents of these places. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want to peak the greatest view of the city - this is the spot, especially if there is nice weather.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having been up to the castle on previous visits to Prague I knew I wanted to show my daughter and father-in-law what a fantastic place it is. I booked an Uber taxi to take us from our accommodation and he dropped us in the bottom square pointed upwards and said castle. Not knowing any different we got out and then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a magnificent castle, complete with something for everyone and every time period. It is the largest castle complex in the world, with parts dating to the 9th century. It is also the residence of the President of the Czech Republic. Within the grounds, don't miss the outstandingly well preserved Gothic St. Vitus Cathedral dating back to the 14th... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Prague castle is a place to go. You can take your time and stop often to take in the views. There is a little cafe there.

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Hradcany & Letna
Your experience in Prague will never be complete if you do not see it from the top. Hillsides, stretched from the west to the north, provide spectacular views of greenish copper cupolas, narrow cobblestone streets, bridges connecting both river banks and green gardens from red-roof tops of centuries-old houses. Prague pulls you into its 1300 year old history. Walking up the hill or stairs to Prague Castle, the historical seat of Czech rulers and the majestic Saint Vitus Cathedral can leave you speechless (and out of breath). Luckily, plenty of terrace cafés overlooking gardens and beautiful parks are available to provide rest and a place to catch your breath again.
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