The Prague Castle

Off to the Prague Castle? See our insider advice for a queue-free visit as well as opening times and phone numbers!

Estimated attendance

High Estimated wait until 15:00
Wed 10 Thu 11 Fri 12 Sat 13 Sun 14 Mon 15 Tue 16
06:00 09:00
09:00 10:00
10:00 12:00
12:00 13:00
13:00 15:00
15:00 17:00
17:00 22:00
Very high

Our tips

Our tips

  • The average castle visit takes 3 hours.
  • The least crowded time is either in the morning, or about 15:00.
  • The biggest crowds can be seen from 10:00 to 14:00 with a peak at midday.
  • Come on weekdays, there are always less people, than on weekends.


There are two main itineraries in the Prague Castle: the “big ring” (circuit A) includes St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, exhibition, The Story of Prague Castle, St. George’s Basilica, Golden Lane with Daliborka Tower, Powder Tower, Rosenberg Palace. Full admission price is: CZK 350

The “small ring” gives you access just to the main sights (St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica, Golden Lane with Daliborka Tower). Full ticket costs: CZK 250

Check all the prices and types of tickets on the official website.

Tips for a few days in Prague

This page will give you many tips to avoid crowds in Prague as well as crowd schedules for top tourist attractions in order to plan your visits.

Prague Castle


Pražský hrad
📍 Hlavní město
119 08

Contact numbers

The Prague Castle +420 224 372 423
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