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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“day trip” (64 reviews)
“train station” (45 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Statni hrad Karlstejn | Karlstejn, Karlstejn 267 18, Czech Republic
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+420 311 681 617
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"guided tour"
in 54 reviews
"day trip"
in 64 reviews
"train station"
in 45 reviews
"czech republic"
in 49 reviews
"walk up"
in 18 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 12 reviews
"up hill"
in 7 reviews
"different languages"
in 9 reviews
"small village"
in 11 reviews
"holy cross"
in 25 reviews
"nice walk"
in 13 reviews
"nice trip"
in 7 reviews
"parking lot"
in 18 reviews
"horse carriage"
in 14 reviews
"worth the effort"
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"take pictures"
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"worth the trip"
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Reviewed yesterday

I was informed to stay away from this place due to the aount of tourists storming it. So I did the next best thing and I took the last english speaking tour and it was great, the place was almost empty and all the shops...More

Thank Udi S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

on the plus side, the Chapel of the Holy cross is every bit as neat as indicated in guides and reviews. Truly interesting and unique. on the other hand, no other room we toured held any interest, and the tour consisted of maybe 15 minutes...More

Thank NJ-Eric
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle looks great from the approach. For us, we enjoyed the journey to the castle as much as the castle itself (I mean the village / town, its small and quaint, despite rather unhappy shop owners) .. When you arrive there is only a...More

1  Thank Ian B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Google Maps says there's no train option to get to Karlstejn... So, here it is. From Prague Main Station: Purchase return train tickets to Karlstejn station from the domestic ticket counter at lower level (the big screen that states which platform and the platform itself...More

4  Thank Faye H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t go on the tour as reviews had said it wasn’t that great. We walked up though the nice little village, fully aimed at selling tourist nicnaks. there are enough courtyard areas and a well tower at the castle to have a good look...More

Thank Jolie H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the train from Prague one morning to visit this castle. On approaching the castle it appeared imposing and impressive. After the climb we arrived at the entrance and headed for the ticket booth. A particularly miserable woman was serving. We had the option...More

4  Thank Stuart G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a very beautiful castle, a 40-minutes train ride from Prague. Trains run regularly. A retour ticket is only 4 euro's. But you can only visit the castle through guided tour. There are 3 different tours. The sad thing is that they have different prices...More

2  Thank AliceMaudrey
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a day trip to Karlstejn Castle as it was only about 30km from Prague. From the parking there is a 20 minutes walk up the hill through the main street in the village below the castle which is full with hand crafted souvenirs....More

Thank Just_Labo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanting to leave Prague and take a train ride out of the city we chose to go to the Karlstejn Castle. Just the construction of the castle, given its proximity on the mountain is impressive. The view of the valley below were terrific.

Thank Michael D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Out of nowhere you will find this amazing castle. I would recommend you make use of the horse driven carriage as it is a steep way up. The castle is impressive and the guides have some great stories to share. A number of the exhibits...More

1  Thank Gplanojevic
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island-sun-lovers
10 May 2018|
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Response from Zuzka E | Reviewed this property |
The tickets for a variety of tours are purchased at the ticket booth. English language tours are limited in number. We arranged our own without a previous reservation in the middle of June 2017.
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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
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