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.
What to Expect
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.
At the tour operator's office, 12 Celetna St. (in the passage), 25 meters from Old Town Square.
What to Remember
The tour visits the surrounding area of the castle but does not enter the building.