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Prague Castle and Castle District Walking Tour

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Get to know Prague Castle and the Castle District on foot during this half-day walking tour. Book this guided tour, and check a major must-see off your to-do list. Learn about the ancient history of the area through your guide's in-depth commentary as you explore Mala Strana, the Golden Lane, and views of St. Vitus Cathedral.
  • Explore the must-see Prague Castle district on foot with a guide
  • Learn more than you would on your own about the area’s history from your guide
  • Exploring on foot gives you a ground-up perspective on the area
  • This half-day tour leaves plenty of time for other activities
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group in central Prague, and set off on your walking tour. You won't have to worry about fussing with a map or planning a route because your guide has planned out a comprehensive Prague Castle itinerary for you. Cross the Vltava River and catch your first views of the castle as your guide provides an orientation. Then climb the hillside and enter the baroque Mala Strana district. Pause to snap photos of the World War II memorial and St. Nicholas Church, and then take the tram (own cost) up to the castle. Enter through the North Gate, passing the Powder Bridge and the Royal Gardens on the way to Hradčany Square. See the Scwarzenberg Palace, the Second and Third Courtyards, and the enormous St. Vitus Cathedral. After checking out the church's interior, head for the Golden Lane, where your guide sheds light on the past inhabitants, including Franz Kafka, goldsmiths, and fusiliers. Get much more information on this history-rich area from your guide than you would exploring on your own. End up at a spot on the hillside that looks out over the city, a perfect vantage point for a last photo. Alternatively, walk back to the Charles Bridge together, where your guided tour ends.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Jan Palach Square, nám. J. Palacha, 110 00 Staré Město, Czechia
Return Details
Prague Castle, 119 08 Prague 1, Czechia
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • One-way tram ticket (approx. 24 CZK)
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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.
  • It is necessary to purchase a 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.
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We had a three hour castle tour with Lyle. Lyle was really outstanding. His knowledge of the history of Prague, the monarchies, the politics, all the details of the names and dates was truly amazing. His presentation kept our attention throughout, he was able to answer all
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Jeremy Fane was a simply fantastic tour guide. He managed to seamlessly weave legends and local folklore into his historical tour. His enthusiasm and talent for storytelling made for an unforgettable experience. We can highly recommend this tour.
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The guide had a very good command in languge. Gave a very clear idea about the history of the castle. A very good tour if you have only a limited time to visit this beautiful city
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This was a great tour that really enhanced my visit to the castle district. Our guide was wonderful and extremely knowledgeable about Prague and the history of Czechia. Historical events that occurred and all of the different styles of architecture you can see in the castle
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The tour was fantastic and the guide Sarah excellent. She is very detailed with the history but without being boring. She explained everything about the place and gave us tips about those little things tourists don't know about the city.
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  • Duration: 3h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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