Situated on a hilltop above the Vltava River, Prague Castle area is lined with towers, palaces and churches, displaying their unique baroque architecture.
When to visit:
april - december
09:00 - 17:00 Everyday
Entry to castle courtyards, gardens and to the nave of Cathedral of St Vitus is free. | Nearby tram stops are: Královský letohrádek, Pražský hrad, Pohořelec and Metro Stations are: Malostranská, Hradčanská)
Prague Castle was founded in the 9th century and became the seat of Czech rulers and later presidents. Prague Castle is like a mini city, with dozens of buildings collected together and protected by a fortified wall.
Entry to the grounds of the castle are free although many buildings such as the St Vitus cathedral, Basillica of St George and Golden Lane can be visited with a combined entry ticket.
Within the Castle, architectures famous among tourists are:
Great South Tower of Cathedral of St Vitus, St Wenceslas and St Adalbert