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PRAGUE CASTLE AFTER DARK

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Visit Prague Castle by night!



Tour in English Language

Prague is a city of a Hundred Spires, a UNESCO monument and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The city is famous for its unique medieval architecture, the historical centre of Prague is inscribed in the World Heritage List.

Once the sun fades and the shadows touch the ground, the noise calms down and the small streets of Prague become quiet and magical. 
 
 

The Old Town Square - the very heart of Prague

You'll be lead through the most beautiful Prague sites by experienced guides - mostly native speakers - who are dedicated to their job and eager to help you enjoy the tour!
 

The tour starts at the Old Town Square with its Astronomical Clock where 12 apostles look down at the world every hour and the skeleton rings the bell. 

You can admire the Tyn Church with its two towers dominating the Square and on its right side the House of the Stone Bell, the Kinsky palace or the St. Nicholas Church.

 
 
 

 

You’ll visit the Strahov monastery where „Holy Beer“ is brewed. 

The brewery was founded by King Vladislav II in 1142 and was restored in 2000 during an extensive and difficult reconstruction of the entire complex.
 

 
 

 

Visit the Czernin palace,

where our Minister of foreign affairs Jan Masaryk (the son of the Czechoslovakia’s first president Tomas Garrigue Masaryk) died as a result of a fall from the top-floor window of Czernin palace. It happened after the Communist Coup in 1948. Nobody really knows whether it was a suicide or a murder.
 

Hear the amazing sound of the Loreto carillon

The Loreto clock tower with the Loreto carillon sounds every hour. The Loreto conceals the second greatest Czech ecclesiastical  tresure which is dominated by the Diamond monstrance, also known as the Prague Sun created at the end of the seventeenth century in Vienna with the use of unbelievable 6 222 diamonds.
 
 

Discover ,,The New World,,

which attracted many artists through the years. Each little house in this picturesque street has its particular sign.The house called At the Golden Grape is decorated with a predatory fish on the bay. There are also house signs  such as a Golden Pear, a Grape, a Foot, a Bush or an Acorn hidden in this street.
Visit the first temple on the country - the fabulous gothic St.Vitus Cathedral that serves as a shrine and the resting place of the Godspell witnesses St. Vitus, St. Wenceslas, St. Adalbert, St. John Nepomucene and many more saints.


 
 
  
 
Explore the wonderful romanesque Basilica of St.George. St. George´s Basilica was a burial place of rulers from Premyslid dynasty till 1055. Several rulers from the early existence of the country are buried there.

In the end of the tour the Golden Lane and the St.Wenceslas vineyard will bring a romantic breeze to your souls while watching the entire city from the castle under the dark sky.

If you want to enjoy more of the Prague Castle while listening to a breathtaking music - visit the concerts in the Basilica of St. George   or in the Lobkowicz Palace!

  
Get familiar with:

Old Town Square
Manes Bridge / Petrin Hill / Summer Palace
Strahov Monastery
Cernin Palace
The Loreto
Novy Svet / ‘The New World’
Domecek / Secret Police and Gestapo prison
Powder Tower
St Vitus Cathedral
St George’s Basilica
Golden Lane
St Wenceslas’ Vineyard
Wallenstein Palace
and much more…


 

 

This tour is not suitable for disabled or wheelchair users.


Meeting point here !


 

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Prague Castle

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Týnská 7, Praha 1 110 00
Capacity:
999
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Sightseeing tour
Winter heating:
No
Wheelchair access:
No

The biggest castle complex in the world with magical atmosphere of centuries.

Visit the biggest castle complex in the world and enjoy the ancient atmosphere of this unique complex of historical buildings!



Take a walk around overwhelming St. Vitus cathedral, ancient basilica of St. George, walk trough castle courtyards, palaces, museums and gardens! You can spend here easily all day here and admire the astonishing beauty of a place which has been the seat of Czech kings, emperors and presidents for thousand years.
Visit a place, which makes Prague one of the most beautiful cities in the world and enjoy historical atmosphere of this symbol of the Czech land. The biggest castle complex in the world covers over 7 hectares (18 acres)! 

St. Vitus Cathedral

The whole castle grounds are dominated by magnificent St. Vitus Cathedral, which is one of the most beautiful churches in Europe. You can admire the breathtaking gothic architechture of the first temple in the country. Discover the important symbols of Czech statehood, the Czech Crown Jewels.

  
Basilica of St.George

Just behind the St.Vitus Cathedral is hidden pearl of czech romanesque architecture and the second oldest Prague church, beautiful Basilica of St.George.

 


Follow your path and find the hidden Golden lane with its small coulourfull houses offering many souvenirs and Czech traditional handmade crafts. It used to be a "Goldsmith's Lane" due to many goldsmiths residing in the houses. And finally, relax and enjoy wonderful views at St.Wenceslas Vineyard or at the Royal Gardens



Charles IV.

The beloved and famous Czech king and Roman Emperor Charles IV. had the Castle rebuilt for him and his wife. The castle became a seat of the Holy Roman Emperor and the construction of the St.Vitus Cathedral started. Since then there were many reconstructions, the last one in the 20th century. 




 
Nowadays, the Czech president governs the czech country from the Prague Castle.
Vaclav Havel, the first Czech president after the Velvet Revolution, opened the castle to citizens, after years of communism, when the entry to most of castle sites was restricted.




After Velvet revolution in 1987 many areas of Prague castle became open to the public for the first time in history: including the Royal Garden, Ballgame Hall, the South Gardens, or the Imperial Stables.


Number of available seats: 10 Please note that Euro exchange rate is only indicative, you will be billed in Czech Crowns.
Seat category Number of tickets Price
Full Price 0 17 € (450 CZK)
Student 0 15 € (400 CZK)
Senior 0 15 € (400 CZK)
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