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Prague Castle Tour

Prague Castle Tour
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Join us for an in-depth visit to the Prague Castle complex. The tour includes admission to and a guided walking tour around the major buildings within the castle: St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica and Golden Lane.

This sightseeing tour is part by air-conditioned coach, but mostly on foot (Prague Castle is pedestrianised).

After picking you up from your Prague hotel, we drive up to the castle to begin our tour. Our guide will take care of the tickets and escort us into the castle via the shortest security queue.

Prague Castle is the city's No1 tourist attraction and the largest ancient castle complex in the world. It is set in a commanding position overlooking the city, from where the Kings of Bohemia once ruled.

The castle is an intriguing mix of great halls, palaces, state apartments, churches, a monastery, viewing towers, fortifications, museums and art galleries.

Our guide brings the castle to life by explaining the turbulent history surrounding the various buildings, and their royal and presidential connections.

We discover where the coronation of Kings and Queens took place at St. Vitus Cathedral; we admire the grand architecture inside the Old Royal Palace; and we explore St. George's Basilica, founded in 920 AD, the best-preserved Romanesque church in Prague.

Plus we tour Golden Lane (Zlatá ulička). Dating from the 15th century, skilled artisans lived and worked here, creating goods for the inhabitants of Prague Castle. Golden Lane is also famous as a place where the mystical art of alchemy was practised!

Finally, as it is set high up on a hill, Prague Castle affords visitors magnificent views over the whole city.

To finish the tour, we exit the castle and walk down towards the Vltava River via some ancient stone steps. As we descend, there are wonderful views over the river, and looking back, we can admire the shear size and magnificence of Prague Castle.

Prague Experience sightseeing tours are in English and another language. They are led by professional, licensed tourist guides and use modern, air-conditioned mini-coaches.

If you require a tour in French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish, state it in Special Requests on the booking form.

The tour finishes at Malostranska metro station (line A) in the Lesser Town, by the river. A short stroll across the bridge returns you to the Old Town.

Note: Prague tours that cover the whole city include a visit to Prague Castle:
Prague Explorer Tour & Boat Trip
Prague City Tour
Prague City Tour & Boat Trip.

Group information
For groups of 15+ people in summer (April-October) and 10+ people in winter (November-March), we can offer at no extra cost:
-a private tour, including a guide and coach exclusive to your group.
-a departure time of your choice.

State your requirements in Special Requests on the booking form.

currency informationCURRENCY GUIDE
GBP exchange rate£1 = 28 CZK
Euro exchange rate€1 = 24 CZK
US Dollar exchange rate$1 = 24 CZK
ticket price informationTICKET PRICES
990 CZK Adult
890 CZK Student
790 CZK Child
3-10yrs child price
0-2yrs free

PRICE INCLUDES
Hotel pick-up + Guided walking tour of Prague Castle + Admission to St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica & Golden Lane
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