Karlstejn Castle

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Crown Jewels
Karlstejn Castle (interior)
Karlstejn Castle interior (closeup)
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What To Expect

Visit the 14th Century Karlstejn Castle, one of the most impressive Gothic castles in the Czech Republic.

Specifications

Type:
Day Tours in Prague
Departs From:
Prague
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up or Narodni Street 38
Duration:
4 hours
Availability:
Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 AM
Product Code:
242
Voucher info:
Print voucher. You will not have access to the tour without this voucher.
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Description

During this tour, you will have the opportunity to visit Karlstejn Castle, one of the most impressive Gothic castles in the Czech Republic. Situated on a picturesque site in the middle of dense forests not far from the Capital, Karlstejn Castle was one of the symbols of the Czech kingdom. It was founded in the 14th century by the Emperor Charles IV to become a treasury of the crown jewels and holy relics.

Entirely unique is the original wall paintings dating back to the 14th century, a collection of 129 panel paintings by Master Theodoric in the Chapel of the Holy Cross (the world largest of its kind), the largest portrait gallery of Czech rulers in the country, exhibited replica of crown of the Holy Roman Emperors and St. Wenceslas crown - the coronation crown of the Czech Kings as well as the unique castle water well.

The trip to this castle is one of the most popular for visitors to Prague.

Includes

  • Services of a tour guide

  • Hotel pick-up

  • Admission

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks (unless specified)

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children below 3 years old are free of charge.

  • Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

  • Guides are available at the castle only.

  • The opening hours are limited in the winter season.

  • Participants will need to walk 2 kilometers from the parking area to the castle.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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