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Skip the Line Tickets to Prague Castle With Optional Mobile Guide

€16
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  • With these tickets, skip past the long ticketing queues and enjoy hassle-free entry into Prague Castle.
  • Explore the magnificent 9th-century castle and its beautiful interiors.
  • Upgrade your ticket to include a versatile online mobile guide with a 15-minute introduction (in English).
  • As you explore the castle, the mobile guide will highlight the most important places, artworks, personalities, and much more.
  • Get a glimpse into coronation ceremonies at St. Vitus Cathedral, and admire the Gothic and Rennaissance styles of the Old Royal Palace.
  • Visit the oldest surviving church in the castle - St. George's Basilica.
  • If you have so opted, you will also get an introduction about the functionality of the mobile guide, along with a map of the castle interiors.
  • Once you're inside the complex, go through a varied collection of museums, galleries, and cultural treasures.
  • Walk the alleys Franz Kafka did at the romantic Golden Lane in front of the Daliborka Tower.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Entry to Prague Castle Complex
  • Entry to Prague Castle Complex With Mobile Guide
  • Skip-the-line admission to the Prague Castle complex
  • Info on the shortest security check queue
  • Ticket and orientation introduction in English
  • Online mobile guide (optional)
  • 15-minute mobile guide introduction in English (optional)
  • Orientation map (optional)

Exclusions

  • Tour guide (aside from 15-20min introduction)
  • Skip-the-line for security check into the Prague Castle complex
  • A representative will exchange your voucher for the ticket to the Prague Castle interiors (you cannot enter the interiors with the voucher only) and give you a 15-20 min long introduction.
  • Your ticket is valid for 2 days (from the day you receive it) and allows you one-time entry to each attraction from circuit B.
  • All visitors have to pass a security control and a bag check before arriving at the meeting point. The waiting time may vary during the week. It is not possible to skip this line. The representative will wait a maximum of 15 minutes after the starting time. In case you are running late, please let us know immediately.
  • Please note that parts of the Prague Castle complex might be subject to closures due to special events.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Explore Prague Castle Interiors & Enjoy a Guided Tour Castle District

€26
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2 hr.
  • Tour the largest castle complex in the world and enjoy a tram ride too, all with this one ticket.
  • Meet your guide near the Charles Bridge, and take the tram up the hill to the Castle District.
  • Capture the historical aura of Lesser Town and at the top of the hill, find a "little town inside Prague."
  • At the castle, your guide will share stories on landmarks like the St. Vitus Cathedral, which took 600 years to construct, and the St. George's Basilica, the oldest surviving church building within the castle.
  • Don't miss checking out The Last Judgment mosaic here, considered the most important exterior monumental medieval mosaic north of the Alps.
  • Explore the crypt where Czech kings are buried and see the Czech Crown Jewels, the fourth oldest in Europe (they were made for the coronation of Charles IV in 1347).
  • Stroll along the Golden Lane, where Franz Kafka lived from 1916 to 1917.
  • End your visit with a tour of the Daliborka Tower, a notorious prison that was in operation until the end of the 18th century.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • English-Guided Tour
  • German-Guided Tour
  • Entry into St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica, and Golden Lane with Daliborka Tower
  • Tram ticket
  • Expert guide (available in English and German)
  • Infants aged 2 and under can go for free. Children aged 3-11, as well as students aged 12-18, enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Alchemy & Mysteries of Prague Castle Guided Tour

€24
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3 hr.
  • Explore Prague Castle after dark and get your fill of mysteries, facts and legends!
  • Meet your expert guide at the Old Town Square and start walking across the River Vltava.
  • See the Strahov Monastery, known as one of the most beautiful libraries in the world.
  • Admire the eerie beauty of Prague Castle by the moonlight and see Golden Lane, once the home of Franz Kafka.
  • Look at St. Vitus Cathedral, and the St. George’s Basilica illuminated against the night sky.
  • Your guide will take you through the palace quarters and tell you haunting tales of the city and its history.
  • At Lesser Town, walk to the grand Wallenstein Palace that is known for being much more modern in architecture compared to the rest of the city.
  • Tram ride
  • Expert guide
  • Entry into certain buildings in the castle complex
  • Interiors of Prague Castle

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • English-Guided Tour
  • German-Guided Tour
  • Children under the age of 7 can take part in the tour for free. Students and senior citizens enjoy discounted tickets (carry valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Skip the Line Guided Tour of Prague Castle

€35
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2 hr. 30 min.
  • Discover the history and legends of ancient Bohemia with this guided tour of Prague Castle.
  • Skip the lines and explore culturally significant sites such as the St. Vitus Cathedral, St. George’s Basilica and the Old Royal Palace.
  • Get breathtaking views of the city from the Vladislav Hall inside the Old Royal Palace.
  • Amble along the picturesque streets of Golden Lane.
  • Travel back in time as you visit the house connected with the life of Franz Kafka.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • English Guided Tour
  • French Guided Tour
  • German Guided Tour
  • Italian Guided Tour
  • Spanish Guided Tour
  • Children aged 15 and under enjoy reduced pricing (carry a valid photo ID)
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Combo (Save 9%): Prague Castle + Vltava River Cruise Tickets

From €29.50€26.70
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  • Book this combo ticket for two of Prague's top experiences and enjoy some savings, too!
  • Gain priority access to the Prague Castle complex, and explore the magnificent interiors at your own pace after a 15-20 min introduction from an expert English-speaking host.
  • Visit some of the most important sites within the palace, including St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica, and Golden Lane with Daliborka Tower.
  • Later, set sail on the Vltava river to discover the city from a whole new perspective.
  • Float past important city monuments, including the Rudolfinum, the National Theatre, and the Charles Bridge.
  • Once again get charmed by the beauty of the Prague Castle from the waterfront.
  • Listen to the recorded commentary on board in English for insights into the sprawling city.

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  • Skip the line admission to Prague Castle complex
  • Booking and handling fees
  • Info on the shortest security check queue
  • Ticket and orientation introduction in English

Vltava River Cruise

  • 55-min panoramic cruise on the Vltava
  • Recorded English commentary on board
  • Recorded highlights available in print for other languages
  • Ages 15 and under enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Combo (Save 8%): Prague Castle + Astronomical Clock Tower Tickets

From €33€30.36
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  • Use this 2-in-1 pocket-friendly combo ticket to visit two must-visit Prague attractions, Prague Castle and the Astronomical Clock Tower.
  • Enjoy skip-the-line access for a hassle-free entry into both the attractions.
  • Explore the magnificent castle complex and the interiors on your own, after a 15-20 minute introduction in English from your expert host.
  • Discover a varied collection of museums, galleries, and cultural treasures inside the castle complex.
  • Later, make your way to Prague's medieval marvel, the Astronomical Clock Tower.
  • As you pick your tickets, learn about the history and significance of the remarkable Orloj through a brief introduction in English.
  • Explore the 12 apostles at the tower, and find out how the centuries-old parts of the Orloj still tell the time, the date, and show astronomical and zodiacal information.
  • Take an elevator up the tower to enjoy a striking view of Prague's Old Town.

Prague Castle

  • Skip the line admission to Prague Castle complex
  • Booking and handling fees
  • Info on the shortest security check queue
  • Ticket and orientation introduction in English

Astronomical Clock Tower

  • Skip-the-line admission to the Astronomical Clock Tower
  • Introduction in English
  • Ages 0-15 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Skip-the-Line Tickets to Prague Castle with Transfer

€25
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Transfers Included
  • Skip the ticket queues and explore the magnificent Prague Castle - the world’s largest castle complex - in your own time.
  • Ride through a comfortable minibus to reach the Castle, after you meet your guide behind the Old Jan Hus Statue in the Old Town.
  • After an introduction about your admission ticket and orientation once inside the Castle, you can leisurely explore the complex via ‘Circuit B’.
  • See the beautiful architecture of the St Vitus Cathedral, and visit the Old Royal Palace which contains a copy of the old Czech crown.
  • Take a journey to the past as you look at the St George’s Basilica. It originated as the second church at Prague Castle, and is now its oldest surviving church building.
  • Weave your way through the historic Golden Lane, full of charming and colorful tiny houses. A popular legend tells us that the picturesque lane is named after some alchemists who lived here.
  • Take a peek at the Daliborka Tower, which served as a prison till the 18th century. It is named after the first inmate of the tower’s dungeon - Dalibor of Kozojedy.
  • Please note that your ticket is valid for two days after you receive it, and includes 1 entry to the castle interiors.
  • Skip-the-line to purchase an admission ticket to the Prague Castle complex
  • Minibus transfer from the meeting point
  • Driver flexibility in order to find the shortest security check line
  • Introduction about your admission ticket and orientation once inside the castle
  • Skip-the-line for the security check into the Prague Castle complex
  • Return transfer

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from -

  • English Guided Tour
  • German Guided Tour
  • Italian Guided Tour
  • Spanish Guided Tour
  • French Guided Tour
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Prague Castle Reopens Post COVID-19

After six months of closure due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Prague Castle has reopened its interior and exterior locations to the general public from May 3rd, 2021. Visitors are advised to follow the safety measures and guidelines that are in place.

COVID-19 Safety Measures and Guidelines at Prague Castle

  • Visitors who are ordered into quarantine and are suffering from consistent health problems consistent with a viral infection like fever, cough, respiratory problems, etc., are not allowed to enter the Prague Castle complex. 
  • Visitors are expected to follow the valid regulations and Covid safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • Visitors are required to use hand sanitizers to disinfect their hands prior to entering the interior of Prague Castle, especially points of sale and public toilets.
  • All visitors who shall enter the buildings open to the public will be entering at their own risk, and The Prague Castle Administration will not be responsible for visitors’ health.
  • Visitors are requested to check the latest changes in COVID measures and guidelines before entering the Castle.

Why Visit Prague Castle?

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  • Founded around 880 by Prince Bořivoj, it has been the seat of rulers of the state and, later on, the presidents.
  • Prague Castle is an important cultural institution in the Czech Republic. This significant monument also stands as an ancient symbol of the State.
  • The large estate includes palaces and clerical buildings with different architectural styles with the influence of Romanesque-style buildings of the 10th century to a Gothic modification of the 14th century.
  • It is home to several important historical documents and artifacts like the Crown Jewels, relics of  Bohemian kings, valuable Christian relics, and rare art treasures.
  • Holding on it its traditions, which is more than 1000 years old, it has been declared a UNESCO monument.
  • The UNESCO World Heritage site also holds the Guinness Book Of World record for being the largest coherent castle complex in the world as it spreads over  70,000 m² area.

Your Prague Castle Tickets Explained

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Skip-the-line Tickets

Zoom past the long ticketing queues to begin your adventure as these skip-the-line tickets guarantee your access to Prague Castle. Explore the collection of museums, galleries, and cultural treasures of the magnificent castle as this ticket grants entrance to the interior buildings. Step into the times of Franz Kafka as you visit the house connected with his life.

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Guided Tours

Add a cherry on top of your visit to Prague Castle with the skip-the-line guided tour tickets. Get to know the castle's legends and its interesting rich history from a trained guide as you get fast access to culturally significant sites like St. Vitus Cathedral, St. George’s Basilica, the Old Royal Palace, and get admire the awe-inspiring views from the Vladislav Hall.

Prague Castle Tickets Walking Tour

Prague Castle & City Tour

With this guided tour explore Prague Castle & other notable sites in its surroundings like Old Town, Charles Bridge, and Astronomical Clock. Skip the long ticketing queues to the attraction and get to know about the illustrious history of the sites as you walk down the historical streets of Old Town in Prague or marvel at the panoramic views from the tram.

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Prague Castle Ticket Combo

There’s more to Prague’s history than just Prague Castle. With these tickets, get a hassle-free entry to multiple sites along with the Prague Castle, and get to soak up the beautiful gothic architecture of the Astronomical Clock, or have an amazing experience at the Vlatva River Cruise. These time-saving combos let you skip past the long ticket queues to admire the architecture and artwork of attractions and save your money at the same time.

Prague Castle Tickets City Tour

Prague Sightseeing Tour

Experience the best that Prague has to offer in a guided 3-hour city walking tour of the city. Get acquainted with the notable sights in the oldest historic neighborhood in the city of Prague and get to know about its rich history from an expert guide takes you through the city’s rich history and legends. Enjoy an exciting tram ride through Prague’s historic center to the beautiful Prague Castle as you come across the ancient bridges, enchanting spires, and hilltop castles of the historic city.

Discounted Prague Castle Tickets

Visitors will get a full refund on their tickets on cancelation 24 hours before the scheduled date. Visitors can make avail themselves of the discount offers on the ticket price for infants, children, students, and senior citizens by providing valid ID proofs. Make sure to check the details on the ticket before purchasing for further details.

What is the Best Way to Buy Prague Castle Tickets? Book Online 

The best option to buy your Prague Castle tickets is to buy online. Use the online reservation system to get instant confirmation and mobile tickets with free cancellation options.

  • Convenience: Spend your trip exploring the city and not by standing in the long ticketing queues. Breeze past the general ticket lines and start your adventure with your skip-the-line tickets.
  • Advance Reservations: Prague Castle is a popular tourist attraction, and it is quite common for the tickets to get sold out. Avoid the inconvenience of missing out by booking your slots in advance.
  • Great Discounts: Sweeten your experience of your trip by enjoying a discounted price on your Prague Castle tour and tickets as you buy the online tickets from our platform.
  • Free Cancelation: Enjoy a hassle-free ticketing experience by buying tickets online. Get a full refund on the cancelation of tickets up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Which Prague Castle Tour Is Perfect For You

1. If you are on a budget

If you are on a budget, buy our Skip-The-Line tickets to Prague Castle as it starts from €16. After a short introduction from our house, explore the castle at your own pace as the tickets grants entrance to the palace interiors.

2. If you want to learn more about Prague Castle

If you are interested in learning more about Prague Castle’s history, legends, and secrets, take our Skip-the-line guided tour of the Prague Castle that starts from €35.

3. If you want to explore Prague Castle differently

Accompanied by an expert guide, the Alchemy and Mysteries Tour lets you admire Prague Castle after dark as it you get mesmerized by the eerie beauty of Prague Castle by the moonlight.

4. If you want to explore beyond Prague Castle

There are a number of combo tours that take you beyond Prague Castle and let you admire its surroundings and the city’s rich history. Be it a walking tour, skip the line access to various attractions of Prague, or a luxurious tour of the city by cruise and air-conditioned bus, there are numerous options to choose from.

Prague Castle Highlights

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Old Royal Palace

In one of the oldest structures of the Castle Quarter, you will come across buildings and structures designed in the Gothic and Renaissance architectural styles. It was used as the king’s palace from the 13th century to the 16th century, before which the Czech princesses used it.

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The Vladislav Hall

The hall used to act as the scene of royal state purposes like coronation festivals, banquets, and knight’s tournaments. It still fulfills a similar role as it is used for state affairs like presidential elections and ceremonial gatherings on important occasions of the state.

Prague Castle Tickets St. Vitus Cathedral

St. Vitus Cathedral

Considered the most important temple in Prague, it also happens to be the largest one. Along with being the site of religious services and coronation ceremonies of kings and queens, it also served as the burial palace for several sains, archbishops and noblemen. 

Prague Castle Tickets St. George's Basilica

St. George's Basilica

Only a part of the original structure has been preserved as the Basilica has undergone several reconstructions, restorations, and enlargements throughout history. It is the second church in the complex and happens to be the oldest one but currently serves as a concert hall.

Prague Castle Tickets Golden Lane

Golden Lane

It is a charming cobblestoned street in the north-eastern corner of the Castle and is lined with tiny 16th-century houses. The street is a historic reminder of the small-scale architecture of the Castle as it originated after the construction of the northern wall of the Prague Castle.

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Great South Tower of the Cathedral

It is an incomplete 100-meter high 15th-century tower known for its iconic bell Zikmund, which also happens to be the largest bell in the Czech Republic. Although the 287 steps to the top can be taxing for most tourists, the view offered from the top is worth all the effort.

Plan Your Visit To Prague Castle

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Getting There
Entrances
Things To Do Nearby
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Prague Castle Grounds: 6 AM to 10 PM (whole week)

Historical Buildings Timings: 

April 1 to October 31: 9 AM to 5 PM

November 1 to March 31: 9 AM to 4 PM

Closed On: Dec 24

St. Vitus Cathedral opens at 12 PM on Sunday.

The last entrance is always 30 minutes before closing time. Please check the opening times before visiting, as it may vary due to season or maintenance work.

Best Time To Visit: Avoid the crowds at noon. Visit 15 to 20 minutes before the historical building opens- 8:40 AM.

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Address: Hradčany, 119 08 Prague 1, Czechia

Find on the map

By Tram: No 22 & 23. The nearest station is Pražský hrad, from which the 2nd Courtyard of the Prague Castle is a 5 min walk.

Alternate Tram Route: No 22 & 23. Get down at Pohořelec instead of Pražský hrad and enjoy a scenic 10 minute down the hill walk to the Castle via Courtyard IV.

By Metro: Line A (Green). Nearest station Malostranská, which is a 7 minute 500m walk to the Castle.

Prague Castle Tickets Entrances

There are multiple entrances to Prague Castle. Choose the one that suits you the most as each of the routes has something unique to offer:

  • Through 2nd Courtyard of Prague Castle. Enter through this gate if you get down at  Pražský hrad.
  • Through Courtyard IV of Prague Castle. Enter through this gate if you get down at  Pohořelec.
  • Through gate Na Opyši if you take Line A (Green).
  • Through the Royal Summer Palace.
Prague Castle Tickets Charles Bridge

Prague Cruises: Enjoy a beautiful boat ride on gorgeous Vltava River through the historic city of Prague.

Old Towns Square: It is an 11-minute drive by car from the palace and is home to several historic buildings like the Church of Our Lady before Týn.

Charles Bridge: Originally called the Stone Bridge, it is a medieval-styled stone bridge built over the Vltava river. It is a short 14-minute walk from Prague Castle.

National Museum: It is a 15-minute drive from the Castle and is home to several greatest archaeological discoveries of Czech Egyptologists, art, and historical works.

Astronomical Clock: It was first installed in 1410 on the Old Town Hall. The medieval astronomical clock is a 16-minute drive from the Castle.

Visitor Tips

  • Before visiting Prague Castle, buy the tickets online to avoid the disappointment of the tickets being sold out, standing in long queues, avoiding physical contact, and offering exciting discounts.
  • Carry a valid ID card to avail of the discounts on your tickets.
  • If you want to make the best of your visit, try to reach Prague Castle around before 8:40 AM. The historical buildings open at 9 but the Castle grounds open at 6 AM. You can spend a bit of time in the ground before you start exploring the historical sites.
  • Plan on early morning visits if you want to avoid the crowd. People start gathering around noon.
  • Several exhibitions take place in Prague Castle around the year. Do proper research and plan your trip accordingly.
  • Do not carry any large baggage to Prague Castle.
  • With Prague Castle and its surroundings being a no-fly zone, drone cameras are not allowed in the area.
  • Do not touch the interior walls or exposed objects. Visitors are not allowed to eat and drink inside the building or enter with such items.
  • Keep your tickets handy as you might be requested to produce your ticket for inspection. Individuals entering the Palace Complex will have to undergo a security search by a member of the Police of the Czech Republic.

All Your Questions About Prague Castle Tickets Answered

Q. Can I buy Prague Castle tickets online?

A. Yes, you can buy Prague Castle tickets online. Buying tickets online saves time and helps you book your slot in advance which is helpful as tickets tend to get sold out.

Q. How much do the Prague Castle tickets cost?

A. Prague Castle tickets are priced as per the features and facilities the tour offers. The cheapest ticket to Prague Castle is priced €16. You can get further details on the Prague Castle tickets page.

Q. Is the Prague Castle tour open now?

A. Yes, the Prague Castle tour is open.

Q. Is it safe to go for Prague Castle tours post COVID-19?

A. Yes, it is completely safe to go for Prague Castle tours post COVID-19. The tours are being held following the safety norms and precautions. Visitors are expected to follow the valid regulations and covid safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Q. Are Prague Castle tickets refundable?

A. You can get a full refund on canceling the tickets up to 24 hours before the schedule. Please check the details before you make your reservation.

Q. Are discounts available on Prague Castle tickets?

A. Yes, discounts are available on Prague Castle tickets. Please check the tickets for further details. 

Q. What is the best way to buy tickets to Prague Castle?

A. Buying online Prague Castle tickets is the smartest way to plan your trip. This way, you can book your slot in advance and buy interesting combo tickets at amazing discounts without standing in long queues.

Q. What is the cancellation policy for Prague Castle tickets?

A. You can get a full refund on canceling the tickets up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Q. Do my Prague Castle tickets include skip-the-line access?

A. Yes, Prague Castle tickets include skip-the-line access.

Q. Are guided tours available for Prague Castle?

A. Yes, guided tours are available for Prague Castle along with several other features and combos. Choose your ticket as per your needs.

Q. What is the best time to go for the Prague Castle tour?

A. If you want to make the best of your visit, try to reach Prague Castle around before 8:40 AM. The historical buildings open at 9 but the Castle grounds open at 6 AM. You can spend a bit of time in the ground before you start exploring the historical sites. Plan on early morning visits if you want to avoid the crowd. People start gathering around noon.