We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
471
All photos (471)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
This 16th-century castle is the largest in the world.
Contact
Hradcanske Namesti, 185/2, Prague, Czech Republic
Hradčany & Letná
Website
+420 233 081 730
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Prague
from US$18.80
More Info
from US$27.00
More Info
Prague City Pass
28 Reviews
from US$67.88
More Info
from US$12.30
More Info
Reviews (135)
Filter reviews
49 results
Traveller rating
21
20
6
1
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
21
20
6
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews baroque art national gallery wonderful collection beautiful building entire museum prague castle worth a visit take pictures armour stonework illusion czech techniques century exposition square centuries
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 49 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Thought the inside would be more palace-like but everything has been modernized for museum. With a few ceilings that have beef restored too much. Armor supply on top floor the best. Not certain worth about $10 US to visit.

Thank GHamp23
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The Schwarzenberg Palace is worth a visit simply to see the exterior alone. It is a great example of the sgraffito technique in architecture where layers are applied and then precisely removed to form a pattern or design. Take some time to look at the...More

Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Yes the building exterior is worthy of a visit alone. Sgraffittoed is what the finish is called. This particular buildings type is 'letter sgraffito' because of the rectangle to sealed envelope shape that makes up the pattern of that contributes to overall building finish. Now...More

Thank cc1Canada
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This is found just in front of Prague Castle, it is well preserved and the front is an illusion created by rich black and white sgraffito patterns inscribed on a flat wall. An example of the Czech Renaissance. It was designed by Agostino Gallo in...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

A well organized and well presented collection of 17th and 18th centuries art, including works by Hans von Aachen, Bartholomaeus Spranger, Roelant Savery, Michael Willmann, Johann Christoph Liška, Wenzel Lorenz Reiner, Anton Kern, Johann Peter Molitor, and Norbert Grund. Wide exposition to Baroque painting in...More

3  Thank Reuel_Tidhar
Reviewed 30 October 2017

On the Hradcanske Square this large Palace stands out because of the unique very decorative facade - Sgraffito. The large courtyard never seem crowded. The hordes of tourists descend on the Castle, most not giving it a second glance. The museum inside is definitely worth...More

5  Thank Wenovo
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

There is an amazing collection of cold weapons, armor and firearms on the top floor. The gallery at the bottom floors is of cause nice too, but there are lots of beautiful nice galleries in Prague. The weapon collection on the top floor on the...More

5  Thank Yuri N
Reviewed 25 September 2017

You would be forgiven to have walked pasted this and said oh that a lovely building and thats it but if you go have a look its got lots of hidden surprises. Its a beautiful building, but then so is most of Praque, outside it...More

4  Thank Scottieboyuk
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The renaissance palace itself is worth to visit. The museum is part of National Gallery and there are a lot of very nice baroque art pieces.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The Schwarzenberg Palace is located in a beautiful Renaissance style building, neat the Prague Castle. The building is impressing, especially the external decorations and some of the ceiling paintings. The museum inside focuses on Czech Baroque art, part of the National Gallery which is divided...More

5  Thank Dan R
View more reviews
Nearby
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
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 652 nearby hotels
Golden Star
451 reviews
.06 km away
Acc-Nifos Zlata Hvezda
6 reviews
.08 km away
U Krale Karla
630 reviews
.08 km away
Design Hotel Neruda
1,377 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 6,090 nearby restaurants
Kafe U ZeIenych Kamen
304 reviews
.09 km away
Rilke Restaurant
1,837 reviews
.12 km away
Restaurace U Labuti
464 reviews
.08 km away
Pizzeria U Zeleneho Krale
197 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3,107 nearby attractions
Nerudova Street
339 reviews
.22 km away
Sternberg Palace
161 reviews
.16 km away
The Story of Prague Castle
60 reviews
.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Schwarzenberg Palace staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines