(Czech: Pražský hrad)
#15 of 162 things to do in Prague
Prague Castle is a castle complex, built in the 9th century and is the largest ancient castle in the world, occupying an area of almost 45 hectares. The castle was a seat of power for kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman emperors, and presidents of Czechoslovakia.
The panoramic view of Prague Castle is one of the most spectacular in the world.
The castle buildings represent virtually every architectural style of the last millennium. Prague Castle includes Gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, Romanesque Basilica of St. George, a monastery and several palaces, gardens and defense towers. Most of the castle areas are open to tourists.
Hradčany, Prague Castle, Prague
Suggested Duration: half day trip