What is inside Prague Castle?

Why is Prague Castle famous?

Today Prague Castle, besides being the seat of the head of state, is also an important cultural and historical monument. The Crown Jewels are kept at Prague Castle, as are the relics of Bohemian kings, precious Christian relics, art treasures and historical documents.

Who lives in the castle in Prague?

Prague Castle (Czech: Pražský hrad; [ˈpraʃskiː ˈɦrat]) is a castle complex in Prague, Czech Republic, built in the 9th century.

Prague Castle
Current tenants Miloš Zeman (2013–present)
Construction started 870
Design and construction
Architect Matthias of Arras, Peter Parler

How is Prague pronounced?

Czech Pra·ha [prah-hah].

Is it worth visiting Prague Castle?

The castle is wonderful. We just walked around the grounds since it was a sunny day. The views from the grounds across Prague are amazing. We were lucky enough the see the changing of the guards which was a great experience.

Is there a Czech royal family?

Following the dissolution of the monarchy, the Bohemian lands, now also referred to as Czech lands, became part of Czechoslovakia, and they have formed today’s Czech Republic since 1993.

List of Bohemian monarchs.

Monarchy of Bohemia
Residence Prague Castle, Prague
Appointer Hereditary

How much does it cost to get into Prague Castle?

Entry to castle courtyards, gardens and the nave of the Cathedral of St Vitus is free. There are four types of tickets. The most expensive one is for 350 CZK (adult) or 520 CZK (family), allowing you to see everything or choose where you want to go and buy an appropriate ticket.

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How long does it take to visit Prague Castle?

You should allow 2-3 hours at minimum for visiting Prague Castle. However, if you find that you want to follow the audio tour, seeing the Prague Castle Complex may take longer.