Karlštejn Castle

This tour will take you to :

  • Clock Tower
  • Marian Tower
  • Karlštejn village
  • Imperial Palace
  • Interiors of Well Tower
Summer season
This tour is only offered in the summer season to 31/10/2019

About this activity

Free pick-up at hotel
Expert live guide
Meeting Point Na Příkopě 23, Praha 1
Duration: 4.5 hours 1.0 hours freetime
Available languagesČesky, English, Deutsch, Español, Pусский, Italiano, Français

Highlights on map

Point of interest. Click for the detail.

Departure and return

  • Meeting Point is:
    Na Příkopě 23, Praha 1
    Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes in advance. Latecomers will not be reimbursed.
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  • If you chose to be picked up from your hotel, our staff will pick you up at the hotel's reception desk.
  • End of tour: :
    Na Příkopě 23, Praha 1
    The tour does not include transfer to the hotel.
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Full description

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.

Karlštejn Castle
View of Karlstejn Castle

View of Karlstejn Castle

Big Tower - Karlštejn

Big Tower - Karlštejn

Karlstejn Castle in autumn

Karlstejn Castle in autumn

Basic tour information

  • The tour can be conducted in 6 languages - English, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian or French.

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 largest collection of Gothic paintings of saints is located in the castle chapel?

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Castle Karlštejn
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Big Tower - Karlštejn