Prague Castle, the Most Popular Tourist Attraction of the City

Castles in Europe

beautiful statues at entrance gate

inner courtyard of castle

colorful chapel

beautiful paintings on ceiling

inside view of church

St. Vitus Cathedral

beautiful street inside castle complex

With a seize of almost 70 000 m², Prague Castle is the largest castle complex in the world. Construction of the castle started in the 9th century by Prince Bořivoj of the Premyslid Dynasty. For more than 700 years the complex served as the seat of the Bohemian princes and kings. Since 1918 it is the seat of the President of the Czech Republic.
Prague Castle consists of St. Vitus Cathedral, Golden Lane, palaces, gardens, St. George's Basilica and convent, art galleries and museums. It's the most visited tourist attraction in Prague, a visit can take up to half a day.

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Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We are a family of 5 from Belgium. We love travelling and discovering new places in Europe. I hope we can inspire you for your holiday in Europe. Have a look at our destinations so far and feel free to ask any additional info of the places we visited.


Mandy said...

Your blog is looking great! (I usually visit by Google Reader so it sometimes takes a little while to notice changes, sorry!!)

I love this one. Given how much I LOVE castles, it would make sense to visit especially if it is the largest castle on earth!!

viridian said...

I am enjoying all these pics of Prague. It is a most beautiful city.