5) Karlštejn Castle

Karlštejn Castle is one of the most visited castles in the Czech Republic.

Duration: 4.5 hours
Transport: BUS, WALK
Languages: Cesky, English, Deutsch, Espanol, Francais, Italiano, Pусский
Departures: Thursday, Sunday
Departure times: 9:00 am
Starting point: Parking Na Příkopě 23, Prague 1
Tour end: Parking Na Příkopě 23, Prague 1
FREE pick-up at hotel

PRICE : 
ADULTS - $51.00
STUDENTS (UP TO 26) - $46.00
CHILDREN (2-10 YEARS) - $42.00

Karlštejn Castle is one of the most visited castles in the Czech Republic. Built by Charles IV between 1348 and 1355 it originally served to safeguard the imperial and royal treasure and the Crown jewels and served also as the archive of state documents. This gothic castle, enchanting you with its monumental architecture is situated about 38 km southwest of Prague. After climbing the hill, an hour lasting tour of the interiors awaits you. Your guide will acquaint you with not only the history of the castle, but also with the life of Charles IV and fine arts during his reign.

 

Highlights

Did you know that Karlstejn has never been conquered?

Did you know that the master miners who were digging the well were executed, because they found no source?

Did you know that the castle chapel houses the largest collection of Gothic paintings of saints?

Price includes

Entrance fee to castle tour 1

 

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