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Prague Castle

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Hradcany & Letna
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Address: Prague 11908, Czech Republic
Phone Number: +420 224 373 368
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

The largest castle in Europe contains more than seven hundred rooms.

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located on a hilltop of vltava river, a big complex of historical buildings, :St Vitus Cathedral,The Royal palace,Powder Tower,St George's Basilica and the Golden Lane, i... read more

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Agios Theodoros, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

located on a hilltop of vltava river, a big complex of historical buildings, :St Vitus Cathedral,The Royal palace,Powder Tower,St George's Basilica and the Golden Lane, i recommend to start the visit from Prazsky Hrad (tram 22 )from there you are in downhill movement insted of climbing-it is a must area for evry tourist in prauge,a fantastic area that put you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stunning views & lots to see Long uphill walk on cobbles to access it Many different building on complex and a charming cobbled street of little shops selling local products/gifts/beauty items Security checks on entering castle Starbucks have been allowed to shove a cafe right at top with viewing point All roads up and down are cobbles so wear comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow fantastic . Not to be missed a great day trip and lots of photos to be taken. And u don't need to pay to go in the cathedral unless u want to get close to the ultra. If not you can see it all including the great stain glass windows . Fantastic .

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Was it memorable, no? It's nice up there but I wouldn't think about seeing it again. I entered via where one has to walk up the steps. Which must be the back of the castle as when leaving through the front, the queues were very long. I'm no castle lover to be honest, so perhaps I'm being harsh by only... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Prague castle twice as we loved it so much! We watched the change of guards at midday which was fantastic, word of advice arrive around 15 mins earlier to get a good spot as it's get rather crowded. The castle grounds are beautiful and you can roam around at your own leisure. The grounds are free to walk... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Prague Castle is visible from many places around the city as it sits on a hill on the Lesser Town side of the river. It can be quite a climb to reach the castle by steps, but the number 22 tram goes to the main entrance from the Old Town. It is apparently the largest ancient castle complex in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A big historic complex and site of the government. History alive! Old buildings with stunning architecture. Fabulous museums. Marvelous views.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The largest castle in Europe, with a huge Gothic church dedicated to St. Vito. A very nice restaurant inside the area, where we had a good lunch, with a generous glass of red wine.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice attraction unique architecture... sits high up on a hill which you have to walk up... not too bad of a climb... allows you to see all of Prague city ... A few cafés and souvenir shops near the castle. Well worth the tour

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The castle complex has several buildings - as with Prague in general, the architecture is stunning and the views across the city are stunning. You can pay to go inside with various tickets or just wander and soak up the architecture.

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Your experience in Prague will never be complete if you do not see it from the top. Hillsides, stretched from the west to the north, provide spectacular views of greenish copper cupolas, narrow cobblestone streets, bridges connecting both river banks and green gardens from red-roof tops of centuries-old houses. Prague pulls you into its 1300 year old history. Walking up the hill or stairs to Prague Castle, the historical seat of Czech rulers and the majestic Saint Vitus Cathedral can leave you speechless (and out of breath). Luckily, plenty of terrace cafés overlooking gardens and beautiful parks are available to provide rest and a place to catch your breath again.
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