Did you know that the Prague Castle holds the Guinness world record for largest castle complex in the world? The castle's buildings also once housed kings, holy Roman emperors and, since 1918, Czech presidents.
Your tour begins with an air-conditioned bus ride from the city center to Prague Castle. Your professional guide will share some interesting facts of Prague's history and most famous attractions with you before arriving at the castle's gates. Once inside, you can enjoy exploring the interiors of the castle and will see a variety of architectural styles including Renaissance, Baroque, and Roman as well as the Gothic masterpiece of St. Vitus Cathedral.
Next, your tour continues through the Royal Palace and Vladislav Hall to the Roman Basilica of St. George. You will also be able to enjoy a panoramic view of the Prague skyline from multiple locations within the castle grounds. Make your way down Golden Lane, which includes the former home of Franz Kafka and where, according to legend, alchemists from the Middle Ages tried to create gold and the Philosopher's Stone for Emperor Rudolph II.
Finally, your trip will take you through St. Wenceslas' Vineyards to end conveniently at Malostranska metro station on the Green "A" line, not far from Charles Bridge.