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“The majestic Prague Castle with the central cathedral of St. Vitus - a fascinating experience”

St. Vitus Cathedral
Ranked #1 of 1,014 things to do in Prague
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Situated at the Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral is the most important and largest church in Prague. The cathedral is the burial place of the former Czech kings and a home of the Czech Crown Jewels.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Prague Castle is one of the largest historical sites in Prague. The view from the surroundings, from the Vltava river or from Petřín Hill, which rises above it, is stunning. Not until I visited him. Bend his head and look at the towers of St. Vitus Cathedral, not let his head pass through the clouds and get the height and beauty of dizziness, it is worth a visit. Inside the cathedral there is a beautiful atmosphere, which is enhanced by the reflections of light from the stained glass windows and reflections from monstrats. I let myself be carried away until the time of Charles IV, the Roman Emperor and the Czech King, who was the actual founder of this cathedral. The majesty of this place is enhanced by the St. Wenceslas Chapel, where besides the magnificent decoration is the entrance to the treasury with the sacred objects of the Czech kings. These are, unfortunately, only visible on the memorable days of the Czech Republic.
Walking through the entire area of ​​the castle is not a matter for one day. However, it is worth seeing from the viewpoint of Prague, where I have verified that it has hundreds of towers, but also beautiful bridges across the Vltava river and also mysterious curves inviting for a further tour.

Thank lachim
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The church is on the top of a small mountain in Prague, where you can view the whole city, besides, taking some spectacular pictures might be possible if there were not raining.><

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Long queu leading to the door, it takes some time before its your turn... impressive yes, but I would not call it a must in Prague.

Thank TheBlond
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We purchased the B tour ticked and this was the first place we went into. Should have saved it for last, because after this the other attractions didn't feel like much. The architecture and the size of the place was just breathtaking.

I noticed some other Tripadvisor tips that you should go here immediately after it opens to avoid the crowds, and indeed it was packed during the day. Also apparently was an opportunity to climb to a tower? If we had known about it, we would definitely have went, so don't miss that either!

Thank MaaritL104
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We arrived at the cathedral around 9:15am and found that it opened it's doors this day at 9:30am, so we purchased tickets that allowed us to go beyond the entrance to get a closer look at the rest of this beautiful church. The cost was approximately 2 Euros per person, and we felt it was well worth the nominal cost. The stained glass was, as you would expect from a large European cathedral, stunning. Our children, 11 and 12, also found it quite beautiful and worth the visit.
We were happy to have been one of the first in line because as with many attractions once the crowds got large people would push through, etc. Waiting in line for the 15 min allowed us to visit this beautiful venue with relative peace and a bit of reverence that is lost somewhat once the crowds swell.

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