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Famous for: Castles, Monuments, History and Culture
Situated on a hilltop above the Vltava River, Prague Castle area is lined with towers, palaces and churches, displaying their unique baroque architecture.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: april - december
access_time Timing:
09:00 - 17:00 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 3 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: Kč 350
info Tips: 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
  • Exhibition halls (Prague Castle Riding School, Imperial Stables, Theresian Wing, Royal Summer Palace)
  • Exhibition The Treasure of St Vitus Cathedral
  • Prague Castle Gardens
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    Entry:
    Great South Tower of Cathedral of St Vitus, St Wenceslas and St Adalbert
    last entrance 30 minutes before the closing time
    tower is closed in case of bad weather
    Summer Timing: daily 10.00 - 18.00
    Winter Timing: daily 10.00 - 17.00 

    Exhibition halls (Prague Castle Riding School, Imperial Stables, Theresian Wing, Royal Summer Palace): daily 10.00 – 18.00

    Exhibition of The Treasure of St Vitus Cathedral
    daily 10.00 - 18.00 (summer season)
    daily 10.00 - 17.00 (winter season)

    Prague Castle Gardens
    daily 10.00 - 18.00 (summer season)

    Prague Castle is closed on 24 December.

    Contact

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    Location

    Prague 1 Hlavní město Praha Prague Czechia 119 08
    City center: Prague
    Nearest airport: Václav Havel Airport Prague

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