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Karlstejn Castle

Statni hrad Karlstejn | Karlstejn, Karlstejn 267 18, Czech Republic
+420 311 681 617
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This Gothic castle was built in 1348, as a stronghold for royal treasures, especially Emperor Charles IV's collection of holy relics and the coronation jewels of the Roman Empire.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“day trip” (57 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Statni hrad Karlstejn | Karlstejn, Karlstejn 267 18, Czech Republic
+420 311 681 617
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The castle is amazing, very beautiful from outside look. Only guided tour is available and the Tour 1 I opted was not so interesting at Kc 190/- But I enjoyed the walking from the Karlstejn Railway station to the Castle through the village. I started...More

Thank Movarip
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I'm sat here at the castle waiting for my family to return from a tour, which I also paid for myself and my daughter (age 1). They failed to tell us at the ticket office that there are lots of stairs and they do not...More

Thank Msreview123
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an excellent idea for a day trip if you want to go outside Prague. The trains are going almost every hour. You will find different tours in different languages and the castle itself is very nice. I went for tour no.2, the holly...More

Thank Tibi M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful castle and highly recommend the entire experience. Do NOT go through Cedok Tour Company; it was a terrible tour. No care was given at all.

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice day trip into the countryside and to get away from some of the crowds of Prague. The train was a bit confusing as you need to pay attention to the platform numbers, which can be confusing, but getting there was...More

Thank brian f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle is stunning from the village. It only gets more impressive as you walk up. The view from the castle is amazing. We were on Tour 2. The Chapel of the Holy Cross was amazing. It was well worth the money. As we walked...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The construction of the 14th century is amazing. Installed over a high hill. You need to follow a path up hill about 1km... Take several breaths.. once you are there you can freely move around and take pictures from the top down to valley...very nice...More

Thank hlsachser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully maintained castle with very interesting history. Went on guided tour and guide explained everything very well in good English, definitely worth a visit

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the train from Prague, it was simple and economic. It was a nice walk from the station uphill until the castle, the view is great from top, also there are picnic areas and little forest tracks in the surrounding. We spent full day...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get on tour #2 if you can: reserve in advance. the Chapel of the Holy Cross has to be seen to be believed. Also, the other stops on the tour very worthwhile, despite the many steps you have to climb. some guides have quite an...More

Thank harvey44
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David C
9 September 2017|
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Response from Miriam S | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunatly you can visit only as guided tour, but I recoment to borrow the audio guide and tak efirst check tour that goes to the castle, as there are only 2 english and 2 german tours per day