Guided tour

Prague Castle Tour

4.8 / 5

22 reviews

Activity provider: Discover Prague Tours sro

Prague Castle Tour

Activity provider: Discover Prague Tours sro

From US$ 35.63 per person

Ride a tram to Prague Castle and explore the gardens, churches and palaces of the Castle District. Learn the history of the iconic monument, built in the 9th century as the seat of the kings of Bohemia and Holy Roman emperors.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Ride a Prague city tram to Prague Castle
  • Tour the 9th-century castle and castle complex
  • Admire the cathedral of St. Vitus
  • Walk through the Garden of Eden
  • Discover Mozart's House at the Villa Bertramka
  • Enjoy panoramic city views from the Mala Strana district
Full description
Take a 3-hour tour of Prague Castle and the Castle District and learn more about the historic area from an informed guide. Departing from the Old Town Square, in front of the Astronomical Clock, ride up to the castle on a city tram, and embark on a walking tour of the castle complex. The history of Prague Castle stretches back to the 9th century. Over the years it has been the seat to the Kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman Emperors, and presidents of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, it is the largest coherent castle in the world. Your walking tour covers the castle and St. Vitus Cathedral, within the castle complex, and explores the palaces, churches, and gardens of the Castle District. Discover the Lesser Quarter, and Hradcany (Castle District), and visit the 12th-century Strahov Monastery, where out-buildings include a historic brewery. Visit the sacred shrine of Loreto, and The Garden of Eden. Discover where Mozart stayed in Prague at the Villa Bertramka and get amazing city views from the Mala Strana district on the banks of the River Vltava.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Tram ticket
  • Entrance Fees

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Meeting point

At the tour operator's office, 12 Celetna St. (in the passage), 25 meters from Old Town Square.

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Important information

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  • The tour visits the surrounding area of the castle but does not enter the building.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 22 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Service
    4.8/5
  • Organization
    4.7/5

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This tour was great - Tom was our fantastic guide who was so knowledgeable about the history of Prague!

February 10, 2019

Our tour guide Zach (from Colorado) with discovery tours was fantastic - super knowledgeable about the city with a great sense of humour. This in addition to one of the free walking tours really gives a great insight into Prague and it’s history!

March 29, 2018

Very enjoyable, learned so much

March 28, 2018

Product ID: 27179