Česká verze Czech President's Personal Pages




Homepage - Prague Castle - Prague Castle Tourist Information - How to get to Prague Castle

How to get to Prague Castle

The access to Prague Castle complex is easy. There are several tram stops nearby (Královský letohrádek, Pražský hrad, Pohořelec) and also two metro stations (Malostranská, Hradčanská). The visitors use mostly tram No. 22 (stop called Pražský hrad) - variant 1. Then they leave the Castle through the Old Castle Stairs to metro station Malostranská - variant 4.

Variant 1 Variant 2 Variant 3 Variant 4 Variant 5

Variant 1

(the easiest)

Use the tram No. 22 to stop Pražský hrad, turn left and in 5 minutes you reach the 2nd Courtyard of Prague Castle.

Show the way on map

Variant 2

(pleasant walk down the hill)

Use tram No. 22 to Pohořelec and go down the hill. In 10 minutes you reach Hradčany square.

Show the way on map

Variant 3

(demanding way with a view of the roofs of Lesser Town)

By the tram No. 22 to Malostranské náměstí, then turn to the street Zámecká and after 15 metres turn left to Thunovská street, it takes you to the New Castle Stairs. Climb the steps up to Hradčanské square with the Gate of Giants - the entrance to Prague Castle.

Show the way on map

Variant 4

(shorter way through the Old Castle Staircase)

Take metro-line A(green) to station Malostranská, then follow the tram No. 22, after 100 metres turn left to the Old Castle Stairs and climb the steps up to the gate Na Opyši.

Show the way on map

Variant 5

(the way through the Royal Garden, only in summer season)

Use the tram No. 22 to Královský letohrádek stop and enter the garden. Pass the Summer Palace of queen Anne and go through the garden and within 15,20 minutes you reach Prague Castle Riding School.

Show the way on map

print top


Welcome to the Prague castle

Cultural calendar 

November 2014

          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Prague Castle invites visitors to the Treasury of St. Vitus Cathedral exhibition

12/16/2011 - 12/16/2021

Prague Castle invites visitors to the Treasury of St. Vitus Cathedral exhibition - 12/16/2011 - 12/16/2021 The Chapel of the Holy Cross in Prague Castle’s Second Courtyard houses an extraordinary display of masterpieces amassed from the 11th century for the St. Vitus Church and Cathedral treasury.