Best Guided Tour of Prague Castle 2023
About Guided Tour of the Prague Castle
Arrive at Prague Castle by tram from the Lesser Town and learn about the cities and the castle’s 10 centuries of history. Along with the Prague Castle, you’ll be able to explore St. George’s Basilica, Golden Lane, and St. Vitus Cathedral.
Prague Castle Guided Tour
Visit the mesmerizing Prague Castle and explore St. George’s Basilica, Golden Lane, and the St. Vitus Cathedral. Ride up to the Prague Castle from the city’s Lesser Town with a tram, and learn about the ten centuries of the Czech capital’s history on this Prague Castle Tour. This two-and-a-half-hour Prague Castle Tour will start at the Charles Bridge.
Your expert guide will begin the tour by providing you with a brief historical overview of Prague Castle. From Charles Bridge, you’ll move onto the Lesser Town, where you will take the tram up to Prague Castle.
Hear exciting stories about kings, princes, emperors, and the ceremonial history of the castle. Tour the St. George’s Basilica and learn about Czech saints from your tour guide. Visit the Golden Lane and hear all about the lives of the residents.
- Tram ticket
- Admission ticket to Prague Castle (including St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica, and the Golden Lane)
- Expert local guide
- Use of short security line
- English, German, Spanish, French, Italian
Prague Castle Tour Meeting Point
The meeting point for the guided tour of the Prague Castle is directly in front of the exit of the Malostranská metro station. There is also a small water fountain which is covered during winter.
Subway directions: after taking the second escalator from the subway, you need to go left. Then you’ll see a white and brown sign saying ”meeting point”.
Tram direction: after getting off at the Malostranská stop, you’ll have to cross the street. Head toward the subway stop Malostranská, there you will see a white and brown sign saying ”meeting point”.
Look for your tour guide wearing GetYourGuide attire and holding a red GetYourGuide flag
Explore the majestic Prague Castle district and visit its most important sites and historic landmarks, like the Old Royal Palace, Vladislav Hall, Golden Lane, and St Vitus Cathedral.
Take a tram ride to Pražský Hrad from the Lesser Town Square
Hear stories about Prague city and the rest of the Czech Republic from the 9th to the 20th century
Choose between a small group tour or a private tour of the UNESCO world heritage site and the largest castle complex in Europe.
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Good to know before you go
- Please note that some parts of the Prague Castle complex might be closed to visitors during state visits
- Children age five and younger are admitted free of charge
- Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the tour starts
- Make sure to bring comfortable walking shoes
- Be sure to bring an identification document for each participant
FAQ – Guided Tour of Prague Castle
Can you tour Prague Castle?While you can walk around the castle grounds for free there is an entrance fee you’ll need to pay in order to enter some of the historical buildings inside of Prague Castle. You can tour the Prague Castle complex, and there are various ways you could do it. You can buy Prague Castle Tickets, go on an audio tour, or book a guided tour of the Prague castle grounds. We recommend the latter one as the best value option.
Is it worth going inside Prague Castle?Visiting Prague Castle will be the highlight of your stay in the capital of the Czech Republic. Going inside and touring the Prague Castle grounds is undoubtedly worth it. You’ll see the St Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, Golden Lane, Prague Castle picture gallery, and other fascinating attractions and landmarks.
How much does it cost to visit Prague Castle?The cost of your visit to the Prague Castle complex depends on you. If you want to buy Prague Castle Tickets your visit may be a bit cheaper since the tickets are usually around 17€ to 20 €. Or you can opt out for one of the guided tours of the castle complex. Prague Castle Tours start at around 36 € per person and go up depending on whether you want a private tour, night tour, or any other special tour of the Prague Castle complex.
Do you have to book Prague Castle?We highly advise you to book your entrance tickets or guided tours for Prague Castle in advance. The castle complex is one of the most popular and most visited attractions in Prague, so there is a lot of people wanting to go in. Don’t stress about getting the tickets or booking a tour on the spot. Book your spot in advance and online, and have a stress-free visit to Prague Castle.
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The Most Beautiful Castle Complex
Eliska was a fantastic tour guide! Very knowledgeable about Czech history. She is highly educated, and speaks fluent Czech, English, and Spanish! We learned so much and got to see some of the most beautiful areas of the castle. She was even kind enough to recommend her favorite local restaurants.
Amazing Prague Castle Tour
We visited the St Vitus Cathedral, Daliborka Tower, Rosenberg Palace, Gorge's Basilica, and Old Town Bridge Tower. The whole tour of the castle complex was amazing and our knowledgeable guide was amazing at telling stories and sharing interesting facts about the St Vitus Cathedral.
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- Free cancellation
- 2.5 hours small-group guided tour