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Old Royal Palace

Hradcany, Prague 119 08, Czech Republic
+420 224 373 584
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A former seat of Czech rulers, the Old Royal Palace is a mix of many architectural styles, particularly Gothic and Renaissance. The palace houses the Story of Prague exhibition, which uses castle models, films and artifacts to tell the history of Prague Castle.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average33%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“vladislav hall” (16 reviews)
“main hall” (7 reviews)
“prague castle” (29 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Hradcany, Prague 119 08, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
+420 224 373 584
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is a very interesting architectural piece yet is seems to lack life and attraction or maybe it not being showcased to its value.

Thank Crina D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a major building inside the castle and it is interesting architecturally but it lacks the information that might give life to the space and help the visitor understand its importance. One of the buildings that is ticket entry (as part of a multiple...More

Thank David S
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

The palace is small and does not feature anything interesting. There is nothing you need to see here. They also have a "very exclusive shop" without anything interesting. But if you paid for it, you might as well walk through in 10 minutes.

Thank ElJuanFelipe
Reviewed October 17, 2017

The palace is just a large hall with some rooms leading from it. The huge Gothic vaulted Vladislav hall is mostly empty with most of its floor cordoned off leaving a narrow passage along its walls. One of the rooms leading from the hall is...More

1  Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed October 3, 2017

We paid for the B ticket and in my opinion this palace was the least interesting from all the attractions included in the price. The palace is empty and the information boards in English are not that many(that is if you manage to see them...More

Thank Lilly I
Reviewed September 23, 2017

The large gothic Vladislav Hall in the Old Royal Palace within the Prague Castle has witnessed some real big political events since the 16th century, including sumptuous banquets and royal coronations. This large room can be visited with the Prague Castle entry ticket and it's...More

Thank Destination360
Reviewed September 20, 2017

For me it was complete waste of time. At first you had to stay in a long queue to enter. Then you, step by step, very slow move through huge Vladislav hall where you could see only the celling because nothing more are exhibited there....More

Thank Elena O
Reviewed September 8, 2017

The old royal palace in the Prague Castle complex (included with admission to the complex).was historically the residence of rulers of Bohemia. It's said that there has been a palace on this site since perhaps the 9th or 10th centuries. The more modern structures were...More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed August 29, 2017

It is in the Prague Castle area opposite the St Vitus Cathedral. I didn't go inside but it looked empty through the windows. The tour guide told us that the Czech people, really knew that they were free from the Russians, when Mick Jagger stood...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed August 26, 2017

I visited the Old Royal Palace because it was part of the packet involved with the ticket I purchased. I honestly could have lived without visiting the palace. It was a pretty quick run through. There is a good place to take a nice photo...More

1  Thank Robonski
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighborhoods in town represents the
medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is
bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický
square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle
in the background, is probably the most beautiful
square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere
of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and
squares, and stone towers blend together with the
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