Prague Castle Guided Tour

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Prague Castle Guided Tour

Prague Castle, the largest ancient castle in the world, sits on a hilltop and tells the story of the emperors and saints who lived here.

A vast complex with several attractions, the castle is a huge opportunity for people wanting to dive deeper into Czech royal history.

With so many buildings inside having a unique story to tell, there are indeed chances of you missing out on something during your visit.

But what is the solution to this?

A professional guide is the best answer to help you avoid ruining your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Not only will you hear all the exciting stories behind the castle, but you will also get a chaperone to help you navigate through the vast complex.

This Prague Castle guided tour is about 2.5 hours long, which is enough to explore the entire castle.

The live tour guide will be fluent in English, German, Spanish, Czech, Italian, and French, helping you break the language barrier.

Moreover, to make your visit more accessible, it also comes with a tram ticket.

Learn more about this fantastic guided tour, from its highlights to its prices, below:

Prague Castle Guided Tour Price

Visitors’ AgeTicket Prices (Kč)
Adult ticket (16+ years)CZK 865 ($38)
Child ticket (upto 15 years)CZK 618 ($27)

Highlights of Prague Castle Guided Tour

  • You can skip the line and easily access the castle’s interior.
  • Explore the majestic Prague Castle and see some of its significant sites.
  • Have a guide tell you fascinating stories behind the ancient castle.
  • Enjoy a 2.5-hour guided tour of the most famous attractions in the Czech Republic.

If you want to try something different than a guided tour, check out this skip-the-line Prague Castle ticket with an audio guide.

This way, you can explore the ancient castle independently without any hassle.

Meeting Point for Prague Castle 

You will meet your guide in front of the statue of Charles IV.

Visitors can recognize them easily as they will be sporting a blue and white umbrella.

You will get a tram ticket to the castle from Lesser Town Square (your second stop).

Who Should Buy This Prague Castle Guided Tour?

  • People on a trip to the Czech Republic who want to get the most out of the trip.
  • Visitors who are curious about the history of Prague Castle.
  • Someone who is looking for a guided experience through the vast castle complex.
  • Travelers who would like a smooth entry and want to enjoy the skip-the-line access to the castle.

What to Expect on This Guide Tour to Prague Castle

Here’s how your 2.5 hours of exploration of the famous ancient city will go:

Step 1: As you enter the castle, your first step will be to meet your guide.

Step 2: After meeting him near the Charles IV Statue, start your tour from the iconic Charles Bridge.

Step 3: Walk over the bridge and listen to your guide as he walks you through the history and making of the ancient castle.

Step 4: Next, make your way to the Lesser Town Square, where a tram awaits you for a ride to the castle.

Step 5: After you reach the castle, you must go through the necessary steps like ticket verification, security checking, etc.

Step 6: Your first stop inside Prague will be at St. Vitus Cathedral.

Step 7: You will grab the castle map and listen to the guidelines for touring the complex.

Step 8: Listen to your guide tell historical stories about the castle’s residents: the princes, kings, and emperors.

Step 9: Your next stop will be the Vladislav Hall.

Step 10: After a thorough tour of the hall, head towards the St. George Basilica and listen closely as your guide tells you about Czech saints.

Step 11: Lastly, visit Golden Lane, where you will get an insight into the lives of the residents and their culture.

This Prague Castle guided tour comes with a skip-the-line benefit

Know Before You Go

  • Some buildings might be closed due to operational or ceremonial reasons.
  • A refund will not be issued during such partial closures.
  • The tour is not suitable for people with mobility impairments or wheelchair users.

Beyond Prague Castle

FAQs

How much does it cost to visit Prague Castle?

This depends on the experience you would like to have.

If you are a first-time visitor and want a guide to help you get the best out of your trip, you can get a guided tour for CZK 865 ($38).

For kids, it comes at a reduced rate of CZK 618 ($27).

Do I need to book tickets for Prague Castle?

To enter the Prague Castle complex, you will need an admission ticket.

Do you need a tour guide in Prague?

Whether you are a first-time visitor or not, a guide will help you easily tour the castle’s highlights.

All the while telling you interesting historical facts about the ancient castle, making your trip more memorable.

Is the Prague Castle guided tour suitable for everyone?

No, it is unsuitable for people with mobility issues and wheelchair users.

How long is the Prague Castle guided tour?

The duration of this Prague Castle guided tour is about 2.5 hours.

This is excellent, as you can tour other attractions near the site and get the most out of your Barcelona trip.

To get a start, here are some of the best things to do near Prague Castle.

What is included in the Prague Castle Guided Tour?

A professional tour guide
A walking tour of Prague Castle
A tram ticket for your journey to Prague
Admission tickets for St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace,  St. George’s Basilica and Golden Lane

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