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Address: Statni hrad Karlstejn | Karlstejn, Karlstejn 26718, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420 311 681 617
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: This Gothic castle was built in 1348, as a stronghold for royal treasures...
This Gothic castle was built in 1348, as a stronghold for royal treasures, especially Emperor Charles IV's collection of holy relics and the coronation jewels of the Roman Empire.
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Magnificent But they need to sort their tours out

a short and cheap train ride from Prague, it is nice to get out of the hustle and bustle to see it. The only disappointment is the 3 separate tours all guided don't make sense. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

a short and cheap train ride from Prague, it is nice to get out of the hustle and bustle to see it. The only disappointment is the 3 separate tours all guided don't make sense. We did tour 1 and it was good, so we were happy though and the guide was informative and the history fascinating. Go see it!

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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Thanks to my colleagues Vladimir for taking me to this castle. I was in Prague for a assignment and they plan a day long trip to this castle. We took a morning train to Karlštejn Castle located at a distance of 1hr from Prague! Castle belongs to 14th century and a lot of history is associated we choose to walk... More 

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Rhondda, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Yes this does have a very very long walk to get to from the railway station. Part of which is uphill. You need to be reasonably fit to visit. There was NO sign of ANY horse drawn carriage ANYWHERE. So beware if you are counting on using one - you could be disappointed. Outside access onto ramparts is free with... More 

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Lubbock, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is worth seeing. It's a cute town with cute buildings and a nice walk up to the castle. It's inexpensive to get there and the shops are also inexpensive. Might as well spend a few hours there just to enjoy the scenery.

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Brno, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The castle is very nice and there is a lot to see. Many traditional czech restaurants and nice people, until you get to the castle itself. The ticket prices are above avarage and if you have your own translator with you, you are not allowed to have him translate the czech tour, you have to buy the expensive ticket for... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place is outside of Prague and it took us about an hour and a half to reach it. Good place. Nice view. History as narrated by the guide is interesting and some more study will good insight. The visitors fee for foreigners is a bit expensive. The castle is small but is good to see. The walk to the... More 

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I was so pleased to have seen Karlstejn Castle and Koponiste Chateau yesterday with your driver/guide  Premysl Voska. Premysl was prompt, capable, so kind and courteous, my yes! Add the fact that he is so very well informed makes him an exceptional guide. You are offered a colorful historical context as you are driven on the breathtaking ride out of... More 

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Georgetown, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

The trip by train into the countryside was itself a joy. The walk (or buggy ride) up through the village to the castle is picturesque. The castle tour was well worth it. This is a highlight of our visit to the Czech Republic

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We did a day tour with Personal Prague Guide and Pavel was our guide, and he was great. This was the first of 2 castles we saw. The walk up to the castle is a pretty good uphill trek (not something to keep you from the castle, but it is a good workout). Once up at the castle, we arranged... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

What a nice getaway from Prague. Took the train round trip, $10 for 2. 40 minute ride. It quite a steep walk, 2 km. it was hot this afternoon so we rode the horse and carriage. No bargin but due to the heat the driver had the upper hand so I paid is rip off price of $40. Castle is... More 

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Address: Statni hrad Karlstejn | Karlstejn, Karlstejn 26718, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420 311 681 617
Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Bohemia  >  Central Bohemian Region  >  Karlstejn

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