Season Opening: Enjoy Prague Castle for Free

Season Opening: Enjoy Prague Castle for Free

To start the season off at Prague Castle, you can visit the Castle's visitor facilities for free on 12 May. This year, exceptionally, you can also see the exhibits and the permanent expositions for free on 12 May.

You can see the Old Royal Palace, all other visitor facilities and the representative rooms at the New Royal Palace at Prague Castle on 12 May 2018 for free. Come and see the most visited monument in the Czech Republic!

Representative Rooms, Exhibitions and a Festival

During the symbolic opening of the summer tourist season, you can see many popular tourist destinations at Prague Castle  on 12 May 2018 for free. In addition to the traditional routes, this year, as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the establishment of the Republic, you can also exceptionally visit the representative rooms, exhibitions and permanent expositions.

It will all start at 9:00am. It will be a busy day for all tourists at Prague Castle. You can see the Old Royal Palace, Vladislav Hall, the Cathedral of St. Vitus, Wenceslas and Adalbert, St. George’s Basilica, Golden Lane and the permanent exposition for free. The representative rooms will also be open on the first floor throughout the day. The New Royal Palace, which you can enter via the Majestic Hall, was built based on the design of Jože Plečnik.

This year, you can exceptionally visit the following temporary exhibitions for free – Through the Labyrinth of Czech History at the Imperial Stables, a Hint of Statehood at the Riding Hall, the Renaissance of Prague Castle at the Theresian Wing and the Jože Plečnik 1996 Exhibition in the area under the tower in the south garden. Moreover, the Brass Music Band Festival will take place throughout the whole day on the stage at the Third Courtyard. If you have enough energy left, take the kids to the Stag Moat, where you can see birds of prey in action.