|Tour code:||Tour 13|
|Starting point:||Parking Na Příkopě 23, Prague 1|
|Tour end:||Parking Na Příkopě 23, Prague 1|
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.