Prague Castle

The palace gardens under the Prague Castle

Praha 1 -  Velká Fürstenberská zahrada09007The Prague Castle is surrounded by many grass areas, parks and gardens that are determined i.a. for relaxation or various cultural events. The palace gardens under the Prague Castle are located on the southern slope of the Hradčany („Castle District“) hill. The gardens actually connect the Prague Castle with the Lesser Town. Let´s go see these botanical gems and enjoy the beauties hidden in the center of Prague. » More »

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Prague Castle – Revealed Secret

Let´s visit the secret and for the public unavailable premises of the Prague Castle which many of us do not have a clue about. » More »

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Prague Castle – Production gardens (also Lumbe garden)

Many of us would would like to know where the flowers for the castle receptions come from. These flowers come from the castle´s own production gardens (also Lumbe garden). The gardens are located next to the Riding Hall and they offer many curiosities including the presidential residence or Masaryk´s beehive. » More »

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Prague Castle – Stag Moat

Jelení příkop (Stag Moat) where the stream Brusnice flows has always been natural defence of the Prague Castle.  In the 17th century deer were let out in here and during the 1st Republic period even bears were kept here. Today, there is a pleasant romantic footpath lined by sights and statues here. » More »

Prague Castle – the Castle Guard

Castle Guard – Armed Forces for the Safety of the Czech Republic. While walking through the Prague Castle, everyone certainly meets men in uniforms standing at the main entrance or patrolling in other places. You probably know these men from TV, as well. You can always see them close to the President during important politic actions. Yes, we are speaking about the Castle Guard, armed forces providing the safety of the Czech Republic. Now we will look closely at the guard’s activities. » More »

Prague Castle – introduction to the history

Before we start the tour itself, not only of the main landmarks of Prague, but throughout our country, we should become familiar with the history of the monument, which is connected with both the present and the past of the state. It’s ranked among very important symbols, therefore let’s take a look behind the walls of the Prague Castle and find out historical events that influenced the history of the Czech Republic, because a large part of our history is created exactly at the Castle. » More »

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Prague Castle is an unmissable part of any visit to the Czech capital.

ikona_disabled22Prague Castle is an unmissable part of any visit to the Czech capital. It symbolises a thousand years of history. It was founded in 880 – 890 as a Romanesque fort, the remnants of which can still be found under the paving stones on the third courtyard. » More »

Prague Castle – Convent of St. George

The Original Burial-Ground of Premysl Family. Today, we will visit the Convent of St. George, the former female Benedictine convent situated in the Prague Castle premises. We can see it nearby the high towers of the Basilica of St. George. The basilica forms an integral part of this convent. It was founded in 921 and it is the depository of remains of St. Ludmila. So, let us set out on a tour of the convent. » More »

Summary of important information on a tour of Prague Castle

We would like to give you some important information and few tips that are practical for your visit to the Castle, such as tour possibilities, admission fees and other useful facts. So, up to the Castle! » More »

Former Presidential House Prague Castle

During your tour in the Prague gardens don’t forget to visit a Queen Anne’s Summer Palace, and then you should have a look at the nearby singing fountain or interesting garden statues, as well as the building of the ball game hall. As good experts of the Prague Castle Royal Gardens you shouldn’t leave out the view of the presidential house, located in the south-western part of the park. You may know it is the villa of second prezident of Czechoslovakia  Dr. Eduard Benes. Both names refer to one and the same building, where all presidents of our country lived from 1938 to . Both names refer to one and the same building, where all presidents of our country lived from 1938 to 1989. » More »


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