Karlštejn castle

Adult - 50 €
Student 11-18 - 35.63 €
Child 3-10 - 33.33 €
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Karlštejn castle


Visit the 14th Century Karlstejn Castle, one of the most impressive Gothic castles in the Czech Republic built by Roman Emperor Charles IV.


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During this tour, you will have the opportunity to visit Karlstejn Castle, one of the most impressive Gothic castles in the Czech Republic.  High Gothic castle founded in 1348, which has a unique position among Czech castles. It was built by Czech King and Roman Emperor Charles IV as a place for safekeeping of the royal treasures, especially Charles's collection of holy relics and the coronation jewels of the Roman Empire. Entirely unique is the original decoration of wall paintings dating back to the 14th century, collection of 129 panel paintings by Master Theodoric in the Chapel of the Holy Cross (the world largest of its kind), the largest portrait gallery of Czech rulers in the country, exhibited replica of crown of the Holy Roman Emperors and St. Wenceslas crown - the coronation crown of the Czech Kings as well as the unique castle water well. Karlstejn Castle was one of the symbols of the Czech kingdom. It is situated on a picturesque site in the middle of  dense forests not far from the Capital. The trip to this castle is one of the most popular for visitors of Prague.


The castle is located on a hill about 2 km walking from the parking.

You can visit Karlštejn by bike: Country bike tour to Karlštejn - full day tour by classical or electric bikes

 Video Presentation of Karlstejn



Tour Guide at  the castle only



Optional gratuities

Hours of operation: 

April - September: Wed, Thur, Sun

November - March: Sat, Sun

Black-Out Dates :24.12.

Duration:  4 hours

Location : Meeting point is Gray Line stand at Narodni Street 38 

Redemption instructions: Present your voucher.


Children younger than 2 years old may participate for free. Please arrive 15 minutes prior the tour. Cancellation made within 24 hours’ of service date will be charged in full; More than 24 hours’ notice is fully refundable.





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Gray Line Prague - Bohemia Travel Service, Palac Vltava, Revolucni 25, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic

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