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Not much to miss unless you are interested in the history of the castle guards

The Powder Tower is part of the fortification system of the Prague Castle, so named because it had... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2016
Ricky Y
Hong Kong, China
Prague Castle Powder Tower

This Powder Tower (not to be confused with the Powder Tower in Prague Old Town) is within the walls... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2015
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31 Aug 2017
“Of iinterest to military enthusiasts”
21 May 2017
“Not really worth stopping, just the guard uniforms over the years”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Vikarska 2 | Within Prague Castle Area, Prague 119 00, Czech Republic
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

This museum is on two floors accessed by a winding staircase.It had interesting information about the palace guards.

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Reviewed May 21, 2017

This is two floors in the tower devoted to the uniforms of the Castle Guards over the years. Not much on what politics might drive uniform changes. It is free with the castle entrance ticket.

Thank Don P
Reviewed January 15, 2017

This is part of the Castle proper and as mentioned in recent reviews served a variety of purposes. The building is interesting in itself. The history of uniforms was interesting since we are history buffs.

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Reviewed April 5, 2016

We were disappointed by the Powder Tower. The visit was really quick and only for amateurs of the Guard Castle. I don't know if the last floor was closed during our visit, but we didn't get to enjoy the view over Prague, as other comments...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2016

The Powder Tower is part of the fortification system of the Prague Castle, so named because it had been used to store gun powder at one time. It was said to be used for different other purposes but is now a permanent display of castle...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2015

This Powder Tower (not to be confused with the Powder Tower in Prague Old Town) is within the walls of Prague Castle close to St Vitus Cathedral, It was built at the end of the 15th century as part of the new castle fortifications. During...More

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Prague pulls you into its 1300 year old history.
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