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Prague Castle

Prague Castle

Prague Castle

Quick facts about Prague Castle

  • Name: Prague Castle
  • Built: 9th century
  • Location: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Type of attraction: Architectural/Castle complex
  • Ticket price: From $20

Prague Castle is actually a castle complex constructed in the 9th century in Prague, Czech Republic. It is the Czech Republic President’s formal office. The castle was a power seat for Bohemian kings, Holy Roman emperors, and Czechoslovak presidents.

Prague Castle is the largest ancient castle in the world, occupying an area of almost 70,000 square meters (750,000 square ft), at about 570 meters (1,870 feet) in length and an average of about 130 meters (430 feet) wide.

The castle is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Prague with over 1.8 million visitors per year.

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Top hotels near Prague Castle

Golden Well

Golden Well

The Golden Well boutique hotel offers one of Prague's finest places, next door to Prague Castle, a 7-minute walk from Charles Bridge and a 3-minute walk from Lesser Town Square.

Hotel Three Storks

Hotel Three Storks

Newly opened luxurious design hotel Three Storks is located in the very heart of the historical centre of Prague near the Charles Bridge and the Old Town as well as …

Mandarin Oriental, Prague

Mandarin Oriental, Prague

Occupying a restored convent dating back to the 14th century, Mandarin Oriental Prague is situated in the historic district of Mala Strana below Prague Castle.

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Interesting facts about Prague Castle

  • Franz Kafka lived for some time in Prague Castle.
  • Lawbreakers have been thrown of Prague Castle’s windows in 17th century.
  • Crown jewels are kept in the safe with seven locks.
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