Fast Track Access to Prague Castle with Introduction
Avoid the long queues that usually accompany entry into the world-famous Prague Castle. Bypass the crowds and witness the breathtaking interiors of this iconic attraction at your own pace!
- Skip the winding lines to purchase a ticket for entry into the Prague Castle
- Use the time saved to roam the exquisitely planned and constructed 750,000 square feet Castle complex
- Explore the St. Vitus Cathedral, St. George’s Basilica, Old Royal Palace, and Golden Lane
- The ticket is valid for 2 days, with one entry into the castle interiors, thus giving you the liberty to roam the castle complex at your own pace
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Prague Castle is the largest ancient castle in the world, covering almost 70,000 square metres in area. Constructed in the 9th century, the castle served as the seat of power for Kings of Bohemia and Rome, and the presidents of Czechoslovakia in the past, and the Czech Republic presently.
You will see examples of almost every architectural style of the last millennium. From Roman-style buildings constructed in the 10th century to Gothic modifications from the 14th century, the evolution of these designs from the 9th century all the way up to the 19th century, at a single location is virtually impossible to witness elsewhere. The legendary Bohemian Crown Jewels have been stored in the St. Vitus Cathedral in the Prague Castle. It is hidden in a chamber that is not accessible to the public. Weighing close to 2.5 kilograms, and with nearly 120 jewels, they are displayed rarely in the open.
If you are a history buff, the Prague Castle is a must-see. Adolf Hitler is famously known to have spent a night in the castle when the Czech president was forced to hand over the nation to the Nazis.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive a mobile voucher. You will have to meet a representative holding an open blue and white umbrella, standing near the St. Vitus Cathedral to exchange your voucher for a physical ticket.
Circuit B allows access and entry into the most iconic structures and buildings around the castle. You will visit the St. Vitus Cathedral, St. George’s Basilica, Old Royal Palace and the Golden Lane with the Daliborka Tower. The confluence of various structural styles makes the Prague Castle a treat to the eyes and this experience that much more special. .
By skipping the queues, you can channel your energy and time into exploring the wonderful historic sites. Since your ticket is valid for 2 days, enjoy a serene and laid-back tour of the complex. A notable example of Gothic architecture in the complex, the St. Vitus Cathedral is the most important church in the Czech Republic. Inside it, lie the tombs of several Bohemian Kings and Roman Emperors. The central tower stands at a massive 103 metres. In addition, it houses the Bohemian Crown Jewels, which are kept in a hidden room that has seven locks. The seven keys are held by prominent members of the Czech government and the Archbishop of Prague, who must gather together to open the impenetrable door.
You will also be able to marvel at St. George’s Basilica. In an eye-catching shade of red, the church houses the famous Bohemian Art Collection. Currently, it also serves as a concert hall. And no visit here is complete without seeing the Golden Lane. Named after the goldsmiths that lived on this lane in the 1600s, it is a street that was built to house the guards of Rudolf II. Presently, most of the houses have been converted to souvenir shops, and a medieval armoury museum is accessible from here. The allure of these ancient dwellings makes it a truly memorable experience.
- Skip-the-line for buying an admission ticket to the Prague Castle complex following Circuit B
- Information on finding the shortest security check queue
- Introduction (in English) about your admission ticket and orientation inside the castle
- Professional tour guide
- Entry into specific castle buildings in the complex
Know Before You Go
Please note that the timings mentioned below are the official operational hours of the venue, however, you must meet the representative at the meeting point of your tour at 12 PM in order to collect your ticket and gain entry into the complex.
During the Summer Tourist Season from April to October-
Prague Castle complex: Monday - Sunday from 6 AM to 10 PM
Historical buildings: 9 AM to 5 PM
During the Winter Season-
Prague Castle complex: Monday - Sunday from 6 AM to 10 PM
Historical buildings: 9 AM to 4 PM
Moderate Cancellation Policy
You may cancel up to 72 hours in advance for a full refund.
I don't know yet if this was worth the money, but atleast the pictures I got are nice.
Golden Lane is really pretty. St. Vitus Cathedral is definitely the highlight of the Prague Castle!
Too much walking involved and the artworks weren't the best I've seen. Not worth the money.
How to Use Your Tickets
You will receive an email with your mobile voucher within a few minutes of your purchase. No need to print. Please display on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID to the representative. The representative will be standing at the main entrance of St. Vitus Cathedral in the Prague Castle complex’s third courtyard at exactly 12 PM. Please reach at least 15 minutes prior to this time. The exact address is III. nádvoří 48/2 119 01 Praha 1. The representative will be holding an open blue and white umbrella. You can exchange your mobile voucher for a physical ticket, after which you can skip the long admission line but you will have to wait in line for security check before you enter the castle.
By tram: Use tram No. 22 to stop at Pražský hrad, take a left and you will reach the 2nd courtyard of the Prague Castle in 5 mins.
By metro: Take the metro-line A to station Malostranská. Follow tram No. 22 for about a 100 metres. Then take a left and take the stairs up to Na Opyši gate.
The ticket is valid for 2 days after you have collected it. You get one entry to the castle interiors.
III. nádvoří 48/2, 119 01 Praha 1, Prague