Join our Prague Castle In-Depth Tour to learn the history around this ancient structure and the people who inhabited it. Prague Castle is actually a castle complex constructed in the 9th century in Prague, Czech Republic. It is the Czech Republic President’s formal office. The castle was a power seat for Bohemian kings, Holy Roman emperors, and Czechoslovak presidents.
• 3-Hour Prague Castle Walking Tour
• Golden Lane
• St. Vitus Cathedral
• St. George’s Basilica
• Lesser Town
• Lobkovicz Palace interior
This walking tour leads you along the cool and shady passageways of Prague Castle. As you stroll through the Royal Palace, St. Vitus’ Cathedral, St. George’s Basilica, lobkowicz Place and Golden Lane, your guide will narrate the history behind the castle’s centuries-old stones. Discover the castle’s varied history before walking through the Lesser Town to Charles Bridge.
We’ll travel by bus to the Prague Castle and then begin our walking tour Our guide will take you on a tour of the cool and shady passageways of Prague Castle. You’ll stroll through the Royal Palace, St. Vitus Cathedral, St. George Basilica, and Golden Lane, acquainting you with all the important historical details of the Castle. the Prague Castle is the largest coherent castle complex in the world, with an area of almost 70,000 m².
A UNESCO World Heritage site, it consists of a large-scale composition of palaces and ecclesiastical buildings of various architectural styles, from Roman-style buildings of the 10th century through Gothic modifications in the 14th century.
The Lobkowicz Place, the only privately owned building in the Prague Castle complex, is home to the highly acclaimed Lobkowicz Collections. Highlights from the Museum include works by masters such as Canaletto, Brueghel the Elder, Cranach, and Velázquez; an impressive display of family and royal portraits; fine porcelain, ceramics and rare decorative arts dating from the 16th to 20th centuries; an extensive collection of military and sporting rifles from the 16th to 18th centuries; musical instruments, original scores and manuscripts by Beethoven and Mozart, including Beethoven’s 4th and 5th symphonies and Mozart’s re-orchestration of Handel’s Messiah.
You will hear important details of European history and the six-hundred-year history of the Lobkowicz family, including the dramatic story of how the family lost everything twice and got it back – twice.
This tour will end in the vicinity of Prague Castle’s Eastern gate.