Prague Castle Spanish Hall

Pražský hrad, Praha 1

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Address:Pražský hrad, Praha 1
Capacity:770
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:Yes
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Splendid Spanish Hall at the Prague Castle was built in the 16th century by Emperor Rudolph II

The Spanish Hall is the largest ceremonial space at Prague Castle and one of the most beautiful of its halls. It was founded in 16th century for Emperor Rudolf II who had his collection of sculptures there, but completed only in mid-17th century. The hall got its name after Spanish horses stables that used to be below it. 

Its size is impressive: 43 metres long, 21 metres wide and 12 metres high. When the Spanish king Philip II. visited Prague, he honoured Rudolph II. with the Spanish Golden fleece decoration. A model of the decoration is exposed on the window in the Spanish Hall. Spanish Hall is nowadays used for ceremonial gatherings, large receptions of the President of the Republic, or festive classical concerts.

How to get there:

  • Accessibility by public transport:
    tram 22, 23 - Pražský hrad stop
  • Nearest car parking: 
    Prašný most Parking (by the Pražský hrad tram stop)

 

Upcoming events

International organ festival in Prague Castle

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July 2021

The organ festival in St Vitus Cathedral in Prague Castle offers a rare opportunity to hear the 4 500 pipes organ of the Cathedral. Listen to music by J. S. Bach, C. Franck, and more, played by renowned organists.

Festival Czech Touches of Music 2021

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The international Festival Czech Touches of Music is among the most renowned festivals in the Czech Republic. The top works of classical music are performed in historically valuable halls. The program offers grand orchestral concerts as well as captivating chamber music.

26th International Organ Festival

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August-September 2021

After a long musical fast, enjoy a musical feast. St. James Basilica presents the 26th edition of the international organ festival. Listen to the great performances on the largest and most famous organ in Prague.

Czech Philharmonic - Rudolfinum

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The Czech Philharmonic celebrates its 125th anniversary. The most noteworthy orchestra in Czech Republic presents a new series of concerts. You can appreciate the outstanding acoustics of Dvořák and Suk Hall in Rudolfinum. Take a look!

Klementinum classical concerts Prague

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Enjoy classical concerts in Klementinum (Clementinum) Mirror Chapel, St. Salvator Church in Clementinum, or St. Clement Cathedral. Very popular orchestral or chamber concerts in splendid venues often accompanied by organ.

Prague Dinner Concerts - classic and jazz

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Enjoy an unforgettable dinner with live music in Prague. Jazz, classical, traditional. Some great Prague event venues such as Boccaccio Hall or Jazz Boat. Romantic ambiance. Great musicians. Exquisite meal. Choice is yours.

Concerts in Smetana Hall of Municipal House

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The Smetana Hall is the most important hall of the Municipal House in Prague. During classical concerts held here, you may enjoy the splendour and beautiful decorations of this Art Nouveau jewel of Prague architecture.

Summer open air concerts in Prague

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Enjoy live concerts in splendid baroque Prague gardens. Spend an unforgettable summer evening with classical music.

Prague Opera Tickets

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Czech opera: full schedule and tickets for the best opera performances at the National Theatre, State Opera and the Estates Theatre in Prague. Top opera soloists and orchestra in splendid venues.

Organ concerts in Prague

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Concert Season 2021: Find a list of all spiritual, sacred, organ or chamber concerts in the most famous churches in Prague center with astonishing architecture and exterior. Most of them have unique organ instruments from Baroque period.

Prague Ballet Tickets

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We bring you the full schedule and tickets for the best Czech ballet company performances at magnificent scenes of Prague National Theatre, State Opera, the Estates Theatre and chamber ballets at Prague Theatre Hybernia.

Group Discounts

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We offer group discounts

Are you a group of 10+ people? Do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to negotiate the best price for you. Simply choose the event and we will take care of the rest.

Gift Certificates

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Special Present

Is someone precious to you planning a trip to Prague? Why don´t you surprise them with a unique present! We are pleased to offer you Prague Ticket Office Gift Certificate.

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