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The Prague Castle, an ancient symbol of the Czech lands, is the most significant Czech monument and one of the most important cultural institutions in the Czech Republic.

Soldiers of elite Prague Castle Guard welcome you at the gates of Prague Castle. The Prague Castle was most likely founded in around 880 by Prince Bořivoj of the Premyslid Dynasty (Přemyslovci). According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Prague Castle is the largest coherent castle complex in the world, with an area of almost 70,000 m². A UNESCO World Heritage site, it consists of a large-scale composition of palaces and ecclesiastical buildings of various architectural styles, from Roman-style buildings from the 10th century through Gothic modifications in the 14th century. The famous Slovenian architect Josip Plečnik was responsible for extensive renovations in the time of the First Republic (1918-1938). Since the Velvet Revolution, the Prague Castle has undergone significant and ongoing repairs and reconstructions.

Opening Hours:
(April 1 - October 31) 05.00 - 24.00
(November 1  - March 31) 06.00 - 23.00

Changing of the Guard:
Daily at 12:00 noon in the first courtyard
(April 1 - October 31) on the hour from 07.00 to 20.00
(November 1  - March 31) on the hour from 07.00 to 18.00

Getting There:
Tram No.22 to Pražský hrad, Pohořelec, Malostranské náměstí or Královský letohrádek
Metro Line A (green) station Malostranská

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