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SIGHTSEEING AND EXCURSION
Half-Day Karlstejn Castle Tour
Visit the Czech Royal Jewels

DURATION: UP TO 6-HOURS

 

With a knowledgeable English-speaking driver, visit the great Karlstejn Castle just southwest of Prague.

 

This impressive Gothic castle was used by Emperor Charles IV to house the coronation jewels and holy relics. The castle was completed in 1365 with the consecration of the chapel. In the following years, the castle experienced several exterior changes, from gothic to renaissance to its most recent neo-gothic style.

 

Inside, you will find a unique collection of 14th century paintings, including 129 panels done by Master Theodoric in the chapel and a gallery containing portraits of Czech rulers. Also on display is a replica of the Holy Roman Emperor’s crown as well as the Czech coronation crown also referred as "the crown of St. Wenceslas".

 

 

Pick-up/Drop-off: Our guide will pick you up from the lobby of your Prague City-Centre Hotel. At the conclusion of your tour, you'll end at a point within Prague's City-Centre.

 

Includes: Private, local English-speaking guide for up to 6-hours.

 

Excludes: Guide Gratuity, Extra Hours, Extra Kilometres, Entrance Fees.

 

 

NOTE:

  • This excursion is physically more demanding due to the steps and altitude of the castle. It is not recommended for pregnant women or people who may have heart or asthmatic issues.


 

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