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Prague Castle, Prague

#2 of 707 in Historic Sites in Czech Republic
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Looming above the left bank of the Vltava River, Prague Castle claims status as the largest castle complex in the world. Dating back to the ninth century, the imposing structure occupies nearly 70,000 sq m (753,000 sq ft), its grounds so big they include four churches and four palaces, as well as five different gardens. Once the seat of power for kings of Bohemia and Holy Roman emperors, the castle now serves as the official residence of the country's president. The structure has undergone four major reconstructions since the 12th century, and its blend of architectural styles earned it a spot on the World Heritage List. Make Prague Castle part of your personalized Prague itinerary using our Prague itinerary planning site.
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  • It is big and on top of a hill. So, Uber or take public transportation to the top entrance and walk through the complex and downhill all the way back to Mala Strana. There are many buildings in the...  more »
  • Great spot to spend a day with family. It quite big and you need a whole day to cover. Go with extra water bottles, some snacks and you can also take a tour guide. Tram 22 takes you to castle complex....  more »
  • Absolutely amazing castle ! The architecture is very beautiful. Had a wonderful time over here. The view too from the castle of the Prague city is mesmerizing. Had an amazing time over here ! I wish to visit this place again , just can't get over it, it's truly wonderful. It's very huge as well. One of the must recommended places to visit in the city of Prague.
  • Prague is castle is huge. At the entrance you will find the security who are well dressed and still. The are the attraction for many. People click pictures with them too. The inside of castle is very beautiful. The garden has panoramic views. It's a must visit place.

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