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Tickets

Skip the Line Tickets to Prague Castle with Optional Mobile Guide

from
€29
Flexible Duration
Audio Guide
  • 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 and learn fascinating stories through a multilingual audio guide.
  • 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.
  • 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 and learn fascinating stories through a multilingual audio guide.
  • 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.

Inclusions

  • 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
  • Audio guide in 7 languages (optional)
  • Online mobile guide (optional)
  • 15-minute mobile guide introduction in English (optional)
  • Orientation map (optional)
  • 2-Day Prague Cool Pass (optional)
  • 3-Day Prague Cool Pass (optional)

Exclusions

  • Tour guide (aside from 15-20 min introduction)
  • Skip-the-line for security check into the Prague Castle complex
  • Click here to view the list of key attractions and discounts that come with Prague Cool Pass.
  • The audio guide is available in English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Czech & Polish.
  • Please meet the representative with a blue and white umbrella in front of the main entrance to St. Vitus Cathedral, who will exchange your voucher for a ticket to the Prague Castle interiors.
  • Note: Bring your smartphone and headphones to access and listen to the online audio guide.
  • 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.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Guided Tours

2.5-Hour Skip-the-Line Guided Tour of Prague Castle

from
€49
Free Cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
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.
  • 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.

Inclusions

  • Priority entry to St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica, and Golden Lane
  • Expert tour guide in English, Italian, German, Spanish & French
  • Tram ticket

Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers
  • Entry into specific castle buildings in the complex
  • Ticket redemption point is - Křižovnické náměstí (110 00 Staré Město
    Czechia).
  • Head straight to the statue of Charles IV, Prague 1.
  • Your guide will be holding an open blue and white umbrella.
  • To locate the meeting point on Google Maps, simply search for - Křižovnické náměstí.

<a target="_blank" href=https://www.google.cz/maps/dir//50.0862256,14.4138771/@50.0856296,14.4130069,17z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0>Get Directions to the Meeting Point 

  • Tip: Purchase a license that will allow you to take photos of the interiors of the buildings that make up the Prague Castle complex.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Guided Tours

Combo: Prague Castle Guided Tour, River Cruise & Bus Transfer

€57
Free Cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
4 hr.
  • Discover Prague's highlights on a comfortable air-conditioned bus. Tour Prague Castle & St. George’s Basilica with an English or German-speaking guide.
  • Bypass the queue and enter Prague Castle to see the Gothic architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, the most important church in the Czech Republic.
  • Explore the halls of the Old Royal Palace, once frequented by royalty, and enter the 1000-year-old Romanesque St. George’s Basilica.
  • Stroll down the whimsical Golden Lane, where tiny houses hug the castle walls, once home to sharpshooters and goldsmiths.
  • Conclude with a boat ride, cruising along the Vltava River to enjoy panoramic views of Prague's iconic spires, Charles Bridge, National Theatre.
  • Discover Prague's highlights on a comfortable air-conditioned bus. Tour Prague Castle & St. George’s Basilica with an English or German-speaking guide.
  • Bypass the queue and enter Prague Castle to see the Gothic architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, the most important church in the Czech Republic.
  • Explore the halls of the Old Royal Palace, once frequented by royalty, and enter the 1000-year-old Romanesque St. George’s Basilica.
  • Stroll down the whimsical Golden Lane, where tiny houses hug the castle walls, once home to sharpshooters and goldsmiths.
  • Conclude with a boat ride, cruising along the Vltava River to enjoy panoramic views of Prague's iconic spires, Charles Bridge, National Theatre.

Inclusions

  • Skip-the-line ticket to Prague Castle
  • English or German-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee: Prague Castle: St Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St. George´s Basilica, Golden Lane
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • 1-hour boat cruise: daily from 12pm, 1pm, 3pm, and 4pm

Exclusions

  • Food and Drink
  • Tip: Try archery in the Royal Gardens of Prague Castle—a unique, interactive experience for visitors seeking a taste of medieval activities.
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes as this experience involves a fair amount of walking.
  • Drinks and snacks are available for purchase during the cruise.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Combos

Combo (Save 10%): Prague Castle + Astronomical Clock Tower Tickets

€51.90
€46.71

10% off

  • Use this 2-in-1 pocket-friendly combo to visit two must-visit Prague attractions, Prague Castle and the Astronomical Clock Tower with skip-the-line access to both.
  • Explore the magnificent castle complex and the interiors on your own, after a 15-20 min introduction in English from an expert host.
  • Discover a varied collection of museums, galleries, and cultural treasures inside the vast castle complex.
  • Visit Prague's medieval marvel, the Astronomical Clock Tower. Explore the 12 apostles and learn how its centuries-old parts still accurately tell the time, date, and astronomical details.
  • As you pick your tickets, get to know about the history and significance of the remarkable Orloj through a brief introduction in English.
  • Use this 2-in-1 pocket-friendly combo to visit two must-visit Prague attractions, Prague Castle and the Astronomical Clock Tower with skip-the-line access to both.
  • Explore the magnificent castle complex and the interiors on your own, after a 15-20 min introduction in English from an expert host.
  • Discover a varied collection of museums, galleries, and cultural treasures inside the vast castle complex.
  • Visit Prague's medieval marvel, the Astronomical Clock Tower. Explore the 12 apostles and learn how its centuries-old parts still accurately tell the time, date, and astronomical details.
  • As you pick your tickets, get to know about the history and significance of the remarkable Orloj through a brief introduction in English.

Inclusions

Prague Castle

  • Skip the line entry to Prague Castle complex
  • Info on the shortest security check queue
  • Brief introduction in English

Astronomical Clock Tower

  • Skip-the-line entry to Astronomical Clock Tower
  • Introduction in English

Exclusions

  • Tour guide (aside from introduction)
  • Skip the line for security check into Prague Castle complex
  • It's recommended to wear comfortable shoes as this experience requires a fair amount of walking.

Prague Castle

  • Tip: Don't miss the Daliborka Tower, a former prison within the castle complex that provides a glimpse into the castle's history and the justice system of the time.
  • Entry to the main Prague Castle area is free - this ticket allows you access to the interior buildings.
  • 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.
  • Please note that parts of the Prague Castle complex might be subject to closures due to special events.

Astronomical Clock

  • Tip: The Astronomical Clock is located in the picturesque Old Town Square. Take the opportunity to explore the area and immerse yourself in Prague's architecture and culture.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Guided Tours

Prague Castle Complex Guided Tour

€47
Free Cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
2 hr.
  • Accompanied by your expert guide, enjoy a stroll on the Charles Bridge, offering breathtaking views before boarding a tram to the Prague Castle.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Accompanied by your expert guide, enjoy a stroll on the Charles Bridge, offering breathtaking views before boarding a tram to the Prague Castle.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Prague Castle complex (including St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica & the Golden Lane)
  • Expert guide (available in English, German, Italian, Spanish & Russian) for the complex
  • Public transfer ticket
  • Use of short security line

Exclusions

  • Entry to Prague Castle
  • Guided tour of Prague Castle interiors
  • The tour is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Be at the meeting point 10 minutes before the start of your tour.
  • Please Note: This tour offers an entry ticket and a guided tour of the Prague Castle premises and exteriors, and entry tickets to Prague Castle historical buildings ( St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica, and more).
  • The Prague Castle Administration reserves the right to close the historical buildings of Prague Castle or the whole Castle area due to operational or state-ceremonial reasons.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult (18+).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Prague CastleGuided Tours



As you plan your visit to the magnificent Prague Castle, one question inevitably arises: Should you embark on a guided tour or explore this historic landmark on your own? While both options have their own benefits, there are several compelling reasons why taking a guided tour can enhance your experience and ensure you make the most of your visit.

Let’s explore the benefits of taking guided tours to Prague Castle.

Why take a Prague Castle guided tour?

Why Take a Prague Castle Guided Tour?

Guided tours vs. non-guided tours

Prague Castle Guided Tours

Guided tours

  • An Expert Guide: An expert tour guide will share in-depth knowledge, stories, and insights about Prague Castle.
  • Structured Tour: Guided tours follow a well-planned itinerary, allowing you to cover the major highlights efficiently and have a well-rounded experience.
  • Skip-the-line Access: Opting for a guided tour often comes with the perk of skip-the-line access, allowing you to bypass long queues and save valuable time.
  • Time Optimization: With a guided tour, you can make the most of your limited time at Prague Castle. Guides are familiar with the layout and can navigate you through the complex.
Prague Castle Non-Guided Tours

Non-guided tours

  • Flexibility: You will have the freedom to explore Prague Castle at your own pace. You can spend more time in areas that resonate more with your interests and set your own schedule. 
  • Lower Costs: Non-guided tours of Prague Castle are often more budget-friendly than guided tours. It is a good option for budget-conscious travelers.
  • Relaxed Exploration: An opportunity for a more leisurely and relaxed exploration, allowing you to soak in the ambiance and take photographs.
  • No Constraints: Enjoy the freedom to deviate from the traditional tourist path. You can revisit specific sites or take detours without the constraints of a guided group.

Highlights covered on your guided tour

Prague Castle - The Old Royal Palace

The Old Royal palace

The Old Royal Palace served as the residence of Bohemian kings and is rich in history and architectural grandeur. Admire the Vladislav Hall, where royal banquets and ceremonies took place, and immerse yourself in the opulence of the past.

Prague Castle - St. George's Basilica

St. George's Basilica

St. George's Basilica is the oldest church in Prague, dating back to the 10th century. Explore its Romanesque architecture, visit the tomb of Vratislaus I, the first Bohemian king, and appreciate the serene atmosphere of this historical gem.

Prague Castle - St. Vitus Cathedral

St. Vitus Cathedral

St. Vitus Cathedral is a breathtaking masterpiece of Gothic architecture and the most important church in the Czech Republic. Marvel at its towering spires, intricate stained glass windows, and magnificent interior adorned with stunning artworks.

Prague Castle - The Last Judgement Mosaic

The Last Judgement Mosaic

Be captivated by the awe-inspiring Last Judgement Mosaic located inside the Golden Gate of St. Vitus Cathedral. This stunning artwork depicts scenes from the Last Judgment, featuring intricate details in vibrant colors.

Prague Castle - The Golden Lane

The Golden Lane

Explore the charming and picturesque Golden Lane. This colorful row of tiny houses provides a glimpse into the lives of castle craftsmen and soldiers. Explore the quaint shops, learn about traditional crafts, and soak in the enchanting atmosphere.

Prague Castle - Daliborka Tower

Daliborka Tower

Daliborka Tower, named after the legendary knight Dalibor, offers panoramic views of Prague Castle and surrounding areas. Ascend to the top of this tower to enjoy breathtaking vistas and learn about the tower's history as a prison during the reign of King Rudolf II.

Frequently asked questions about Prague Castle guided tours

Can I book a Prague Castle guided tour?

Yes, you can book Prague Castle guided tours online.

How can I book a Prague Castle guided tour?

You can book a guided tour of Prague Castle online or on-site. We would recommend purchasing the tickets online to cut down on your wait time in front of the attraction. You can purchase the tickets here.

How much does a Prague Castle guided tour cost?

The starting price of Prague Castle guided tours is €24.

In what languages are the Prague Castle guided tours?

Prague Castle guided tours are available in English and German.

What does the Prague Castle guided tour cover?

Prague Castle guided tours typically cover the key attractions within the castle complex. You can expect to explore architectural marvels, learn about Czech history, and enjoy breathtaking views of Prague from strategic vantage points.

Is a Prague Castle guided tour worth it?

Absolutely! A Prague Castle guided tour is highly recommended for anyone visiting the castle. The knowledgeable guides bring the history and stories of the castle to life, providing valuable insights and a deeper understanding of its significance.

Do the Prague Castle guided tours include skip-the-line access?

Yes, many Prague Castle guided tours offer skip-the-line access, allowing you to bypass the long queues and make the most of your time exploring the castle.

Can I cancel a booked Prague Castle guided tour?

Yes, you can cancel your ticket 24 hours before the experience and get a full refund.

How long is the Prague Castle guided tour?

The duration of Prague Castle guided tours can vary depending on the type of ticket you buy.

Are there discounted tickets for Prague Castle guided tours?

Yes, you can get discounted tickets for Prague Castle guided tours if you buy them online.