Prague Castle and Castle District Walking Tour

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Delve into the treasures of Prague Castle and Castle District on this 3-hour walking tour with an expert guide. Stroll across the Vltava River and roam the delightful Malá Strana district beneath the castle before entering the walled complex, the seat of Czech rulers from early medieval times. See the stately gardens, courtyards, palaces and churches such as St George’s Basilica; visit magnificent St Vitus Cathedral; and explore Golden Lane, home to tiny, colorful cottages that were once homes to the castle's archers and goldsmiths.
Itinerary

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Stop At: Palach Square



Meet your guide in central Prague and set out on your 3-hour walking tour of Prague’s Castle and Castle District. Perched above the Vltava River, this vast complex is the world’s largest ancient castle and was once the seat of Bohemia’s kings, Holy Roman Emperors and Czechoslovakia’s presidents.



Duration: 5 minutes



Stop At: Vltava River, Melnik, Central Bohemian Region, Bohemia



First, stroll across the Vltava River and absorb the views of its bridges as your guide gives you a fascinating rundown of Prague’s history and major landmarks.



Duration: 20 minutes



Stop At: St Nicholas Church, Prague, Bohemia



Across the river, make your way into Malá Strana, the Baroque district set below the castle walls. Amble down the cobbled streets and stop for photos at Malá’s 18th-century St Nicholas Church and World War II memorial.



Duration: 20 minutes



Stop At: Hradcany, Prague, Bohemia



Next, ride a tram up to the castle and enter via the North Gate, crossing the Royal Gardens and Powder Bridge into stately Hradčany Square



Duration: 20 minutes



Stop At: Schwarzenberg Palace, Prague, Bohemia



. Admire the Schwarzenberg Palace and statue to Czechoslovakia’s first president, Tomas Masaryks, in the square, and then walk into the Second Courtyard. Feel the power of the former Hapsburg Empire in this neoclassical courtyard, and then enter the stunning Third Courtyard, home to the mighty St Vitus Cathedral.



Duration: 20 minutes



Stop At: St. Vitus Cathedral



Head inside with your guide to see the majestic interior of the cathedral, one of Europe’s largest



Duration: 20 minutes



Stop At: St. George's Basilica, Prague, Bohemia



Continue past the Golden Gate, Vladislav Hall and St George’s Basilica to Golden Lane, a cobbled street of cottages that once housed castle archers, artisans and goldsmiths.



Duration: 20 minutes



Stop At: Golden Lane, Prague, Bohemia



Dip inside some of the 11 cottages, some converted into tiny boutique shops, and some styled to recreate medieval life, and hear how Czech writer Franz Kafka lived here between 1916 and 1917.



Duration: 25 minutes



Stop At: Prague Castle, Prague, Bohemia



Leave the castle near the Eastern Black Tower and admire the city views from the hillside.



Duration: 25 minutes



Stop At: Charles Bridge, Prague, Bohemia



Your tour then ends here or at Charles Bridge when you bid farewell to your guide.



Duration: 5 minutes




Schedule details

Departure Point:
Jan Palach Square

Duration:
3 hours
Return Details:
119 08 Prague 1, Czechia


Pricing information

2:30pm Tour in English
Code: TG1

3-hour walking tour with an English-speaking guide.

From
USD $12.55
10am Tour in English
Code: TG3

3-hour walking tour with an English-speaking guide.

From
USD $12.55

Pricing information

Prague Castle and Castle District Walking Tour

Prague Castle

Inclusions:
  • Local guide
Exclusions:
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • One-way tram ticket (approx. 24 CZK). We kindly ask you to purchase it in advance to ensure that the tour runs smoothly. Tickets are sold through yellow vending machines at metro stations, at ticket offices located at some metro stations, at some newsstands and at tourist information centres.
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children up to 13 years old are welcome to join this tour for free but they will also need a transportation ticket. We reserve the right to ask for a valid ID for children joining our tours.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 3 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
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