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Prague Castle in Detail

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    What to Expect
    Our bus will take you to the gates of Prague Castle, from there you will start an unforgettable tour of the interior of Prague Castle. During this tour you will visit the Old Royal Palace, the Basilica of St. George and St. Vitus Cathedral. Take a stroll down the famous Golden Lane and visit the house connected with life of Franz Kafka. This tour concludes under the Prague Castle's steps.

    St. Vitus Cathedral is the largest and the most important temple in Prague. Apart from religious services, coronations of Czech kings and queens also took place here. The cathedral is a place of burial of several patron saints, sovereigns, noblemen and archbishops.

    Old Royal Palace - the original residence building, mostly wooden, was built at Prague Castle already at the turn of the 9th and 10th century. Its exact location is not documented. It was prince Soběslav in the 12th century who had a stone Romanesque palace built right next to a new fortification wall. Remains of it have been preserved in the underground till the present times. The palace was adjoined on its eastern side by All Saints' Chapel, which was consecrated in 1185.

    St. George's Basilica originated as the second church at Prague Castle. Only parts of the building, founded about 920 by Prince Vratislav I have been preserved. When the convent of Benedictine nuns was founded in 973, the church was enlarged and reconstructed.

    The Golden Lane originated after the construction of a new northern wall of the Castle. The area of the northern bailey was used for the building of modest dwellings, which are now the last remainder of the small-scale architecture of Prague Castle.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Václavské nám. 825/27, 110 00 Praha-Nové Město, Czechia

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    11:30 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Pražský hrad, 118 00 Prague-Prague 1, Czechia
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup
    • Entry/Admission - Prague Castle
    • Entry/Admission - St. Vitus Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - St. George's Basilica
    • Entry/Admission - Old Royal Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Golden Lane
    Exclusions
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 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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    Reviewed July 7, 2019

    Phillip was a very good guide. He was knowledgeable, informative and polite. It was not one of the more interesting castles we have toured. We wish we had chosen a shorter tour of this castle.More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Lynel H
    Jitka B, Manažer komunikace at Best Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2019

    Dear Lynel, thank you for nice review. We are happy you enjoyed it and also were satisfied with one of our best guides. Tours have set time. Maybe for next time will be better for you to choose private tour. Have a nice day, Best...More

    Reviewed June 13, 2019

    We wanted to see Prague Castle with friends not with an audio guide, but with a normal guide. The hotel advised Best tour. Our guide was a very nice Czech woman with good English. The group was quite large, so we had to wait a...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Tusya88
    Jitka B, Manažer komunikace at Best Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2019

    Dear Sirs, thank you for your review. We are happy you were satisfied and enjoyed the tour. Have a nice day, Best Tour

    Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

    Hotel double booked us for same tour. Tomas from the Best Tour office promised us we would get the 25% hotel charge back whilst this did not happen. They are used to taking tourists for a ride once they have taken the money. Do not...More

    Thank Luciana A
    Jitka B, Manažer komunikace at Best Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2019

    Dear Luciana, we are very sorry you were not satisfied. I try to contact my coleague Tomas to find out what happened. Unfortunately there was a misunderstanding with the hotel. This mistake wasn't on our side. Thank you for your review. Have a nice day,...More

    Reviewed April 20, 2018

    This was certainly the highlight of our visit to Prague. Very highly recommended. Only four of us on the tour, accommpanied by a wonderfully freindly, english speaking, and extremely knowledgable guide who enjoyed the tour just as much as we did. Scenic, Factual, Cultural, Informative,...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank phil_owen03
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