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Old Royal Palace
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(April 1st - October 31st) 9:00-17:00 (November 1st - March 31st of the following year) 9:00-16:00.
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: Hradcany, Prague, Czech Republic
Phone: +420-224-372423 + 420 224-372419 +420 224-372434 + 420 224-372435

What people are saying:

The atrium of the old palace in Prague castle, is adjacent to st vitus cathedral, is the main part of Prague castle. Old palace on the basis of the original ancient Roman architecture through build and repair, gradually increase the gothic and Renaissance buildings, is a witness the European architectural style of living fossils. Historical background of the old palace was built in the 12th century, until later ruled by habsburgs, here has been the past dynasties of the king of Bohemia.

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  • Onleaveagain
    Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

    Worth a visit

    We visited as part of our Circuit B tour ticket of the castle area. It was very busy when we visited and we had to queue to go round. The main hall (Vladislav Hall) is very imposing with its tall vaul...

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  • Lucian M
    Lucian M

    Old building, still used for official ceremonies

    The Old Royal Palace is also part of The Prague Castle complex. It dates back to the 12th century and is still used for official ceremonies. Inside there are not many things to admire, little furnitur...

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  • SWH100
    Cardiff, United Kingdom

    Cool family crests

    To be honest there isn’t too much to see in the Old Royal Palace. The ceiling is beautiful and the space is pretty impressive, but there isn’t much there. Lots of stone work being done to renovate too...

    Reviewed on /Date(1582184714000+0800)/
  • Turkish_12
    Mansfield, England, United Kingdom

    Impressive architecture

    The Vladislav Hall is largely bare, however the vaulted ceiling on a room this vast is nothing short of amazing. The room itself was used for the coronation of kings in the past and also to host jous...

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  • Parviz M
    Parviz M
    San Diego, California, USA

    The Grand Vladislav Hall in Prague Castle

    As part of our visit to the Prague Castle, we also spent some time in the grand Vladislav Hall. This was included in our Circuit B tickets that also covered: St. Vitus’s Cathedral, the Old Royal Pal...

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The Old Royal Palace is located in the atrium of Prague Castle, adjacent to the St. Vitus Cathedral. It has been built and renovated on the basis of the original Roman architecture, gradually adding Gothic and Renaissance architecture. It is a testimony to Europe. The living fossil of the architectural style. The old palace has no gorgeous gold decoration, and there are not many embossed murals. It is extremely simple and simple.
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