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Prague Castle and Castle District Walking Tour

  • 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
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.

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 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.

Reviews (495)
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Reviewed yesterday
Great Tours and Great Price

I really like Sandemans and have used them in two other cities in Europe. Their Prague tours are no different and are a great, informative, and affordable way to see the city. Our walking tour was with Ian would was super informative and great. He...More

Thank Naria W
Reviewed 5 days ago
Nice tour, but also frustrating...

We show up for the 2:30 tour and the person with the red umbrella asks us if we have our tram ticket as the tour uses the tram to get up to the top of the mountain. We don't, so we have to go across...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent walking tour in English with Big J

Jirka was amazing and explained in detail in English. We did 2 walking tours with him and they were both conducted extremely well. He has a good sense of humor and is sarcastic too. He is a local from Prague and is very passionate about...More

Thank Rahul M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
A must!

We took the tour with Sarah on the last day that the Royal Gardens were open. For the length, and for the amount of info you get, this tour is great value for money. Sarah was a wonderful guide, with amazing knowledge and funny too....More

Thank hartrey8
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing tour with Brandon!

We did the free walking tour today with Brandon and then backed it up with the Castle Tour in the afternoon. Brandon was great - very funny, knowledgeable and personable. We learnt a lot throughout the day about the various eras of history, and he...More

Thank Sarahcparkinson
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Emma G
November 11, 2018|
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Response from Laura P | Reviewed this property |
You can reserve a spot on the Sandeman's website! Once you register, they will give you specific information on what time and where to meet for the tour.
Lenni C
October 7, 2018|
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Response from A_Winter_12 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the tours meet in Old Town Square ((Staroměstské náměstí). It's the main square and has a huge sculpture in the center. Just look for the sign with the name of the company you signed up with. If you sign up, for... More
August 5, 2018|
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Response from A_Winter_12 | Reviewed this property |
If you can...but if you don't care about going inside the castle and are happy to tour around the outside and in the gardens, no ticket is needed.