• Location: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Immerse yourself in Prague’s historical showpiece on this 3.5-hour walking tour of Prague Castle. With an expert guide, explore the treasures of the walled, UNESCO World Heritage site: a complex of churches, palaces and courtyards that was the seat of Czech monarchs during the Middle Ages. Admire St Vitus Cathedral, the Basilica of St George and Old Royal Palace, and see Golden Lane, the cobbled alley of cottages that housed soldiers, alchemists and goldsmiths; all as your guide shares secrets and facts about the Prague Castle story through the ages.

Highlights

  • 3.5-hour guided walking tour of Prague Castle
  • See the highlights of one of Europe's largest medieval castles
  • Learn about the castle’s role in Czech history from your expert guide

What You Can Expect

Prague Castle Walking Tour

Prague Castle Walking Tour

Meet your guide in central Prague, travel by comfortable coach to Prague Castle, the UNESCO-listed fortified complex that gazes across the Vltava River to Prague Old Town.

Head inside and set off on your walking tour of this architectural tour-de-force. Hear from your guide how it began to take shape in the 10th century, growing into a mighty power base for Bohemia’s kings and Holy Roman Emperors.


Stroll through the courtyards past palaces and monuments and visit the castle showing, St Vitus Cathedral, the seat of the Archbishop of Prague. 


Ogle the stunning Gothic building and its interior, and learn how it remained incomplete until 1929. 


Move on to the Old Royal Palace, the residence of Bohemia’s princes and kings for more than 700 years; admire the Basilica of St George; and continue to Golden Lane tucked under the walls. 


This postcard-worthy cobbled lane is famous for its brightly painted 15th-century cottages that served as dwellings for castle artisans, servants, alchemists and goldsmiths.


Head inside some of the houses to see their replica scenes of medieval life and browse the cottages converted into arty shops.
Afterward, leave the castle and end your tour at the Charles Bridge.

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Customer Reviews

Pdonna United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

This was an absolutely wonderful tour and our guide was very knowledgeable and most helpful in answering all our questions.

Renate V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

A beautiful castle an even more beautiful church. Worthwhile to go on the tour that you can see everything inside. I just felt very claustrophobic because of soooo many people!! No preferential lines for people who have booked tours, you queue just like everybody else. Maybe they should consider early entry for groups or something like that? Because of so many people there was very little time to take photos or appreciate what you see. It felt like we were rushed through to make way for more people. I would like to do this tour again at a time when there are fewer people in the church

ajvacay1

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Exciting, beautiful, and with a guide full of knowledge.

Donna L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

An informative tour of the castle in Prague. Would definitely recommend this tour as opposed to going on your own.

Barbara S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Wonderful thorough tour! The castle complex is so large and our guide kept us on point, and the coffee break allowed us to ask more questions! Highly recommended!

carrie

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

I enjoyed this tour. Guide was very knowledgeable and a nice person. He answered everyone's questions with detail and enthusiasm. He likes his job and it showed! Made for an enjoyable tour. Would recommend this tour.

Alissa

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

The castle grounds are so large it would be really hard to take it all in without a tour. Our guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic about her subject which made it that much more interesting. The tour was a lot of walking, often up hill, and usually on uneven cobblestones. One of the members of our group had her elderly mother with her, and it became clear that the walking was really challenging. For me, the walking was great and the view of the city from the top of the hill was spectacular! I highly recommend this tour!

Kelly L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Excellent tour guide who went out of her way to explain the detailed history of Prague. She kept the tour lively and was able to keep the attention of children to adults. At the end of the tour she went out of her way to direct us to another historical site we wanted to visit that was not on the tour. Our tour was bi-lingual English and Spanish.

yelz123 United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

It was a great tour, very informative, we only had 6 people in the group and it was great! The guide was very nice and accommodating, she was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions including the ones outside of the tour content. I would say that visit the castle without the guide wouldnt be as interesting and informative.
Some things you should know: this tour is really long and you have to stand or walk the entire time, so be prepared for that, also many city tours stop at the castle and give some basic information about it so if you dont have time you may skip the castle tour, but if you can do it, I highly recommend it.

Stephen C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Excellent tour and outstanding guide! Our guide clearly feels proud of being Czech and took the time to point out every important detail of the Castle. She made this tour unforgettable.

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