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About St Vitus Cathedral, Prague

St. Vitus Cathedral is the most important buildings that dominate the Prague castle complex. Thus, many visitors are in a misconception that St. Vitus Cathedral is Prague castle. This cathedral is regarded as the spiritual symbol of the state of Czech and is said to be the masterpiece of the architecture in Gothic style. St. Vitus cathedral is the largest cathedral in Prague and even many of the king’s and queen’s coronations took place in this cathedral. The cathedral hall is free to explore, but you need to have an admission ticket if you want to view the entire cathedral. The cathedral is also said to be the burial place of many kings and queens of Czech. Things that make it a must visit tourist attraction in prague are - you can have a complete view of the Golden Portal, Interiors of cathedral, Famous chapels, Triforium and even a bronze door which is decorated with reliefs with scenes from the history of the cathedral. The full name of the cathedral is St. Vitus, St. Wenceslas and St. Adalbert Cathedral. You should surely pay visit to the Bell tower that has 287 steps.

St Vitus Cathedral Information

  • You must make sure that you have a ticket to see the whole cathedral.
  • The Bell Tower is accessible only in good weather which consists of 287 steps.
  • Wheel chair facility available.

St Vitus Cathedral Opening and Closing Hours

  • Religious Services: Monday to Thursday- 7:00 am; Friday- 7:00 am and 6:00 pm.
  • Saturday- 7:00 am and Sunday- 8:30 am and 10:00 am.

How To Get To St Vitus Cathedral by Public Transport

  • Metro Station Malostranska

Restaurants Near St Vitus Cathedral

  • Lion Yard
  • Paffy Palace
  • Three fiddles


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Address: Hrad III. nadvori, 119 00 Praha, Czech Republic

Phone: 420-224372434

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

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By booking this tour come and let us share the experience of Prague with you. This introductory tour of Prague will acquaint you with some of the many treasures that Prague has to offer; Prague castle, Wenceslas square, Charles Bridge, St. Vitus Cathedral, the famous astronomical clock (Orloj) among other historic and famous sites.

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Delve into the treasures of Prague Castle and Castle District on this 3-hour walking tour with an expert guide. Stroll across the Vltava River and roam the delightful Malá Strana district beneath the castle before entering the walled complex, the seat of Czech rulers from early medieval times. See the stately gardens, courtyards, palaces and churches such as St George’s Basilica; visit magnificent St Vitus Cathedral; and explore Golden Lane, home to tiny, colorful cottages that were once homes to the castle's archers and goldsmiths.

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Discover the best of the Czech Republic’s historic capital on this 3.5-hour Prague sightseeing tour, which includes a Vltava River cruise. Explore Prague’s UNESCO World Heritage–listed center with your guide; admire the Estates Theater, where Mozart’s ‘Don Giovanni’ opera was first performed; and travel along the Smetana Embankment. Discover top city attractions, including Wenceslas Square, St George’s Convent and the Old Royal Palace, and take a walking tour around Prague Castle before cruising along the Devil’s Stream into the heart of the Lesser Quarter.

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  • Beautiful, but pales in comparison to others in Europe. We had seen so many cathedrals in France, Italy, Germany and Holland, that this was pretty, but nothing memorable. It was even less memorable because the people in Prague are not traditionally religious and not really connected to this building either, which made it feel much less significant (unlike, for example, the reaction of Italians and tourists to places like St. Peter's - which has HUGE personal significance). The stained glass was definitely the highlight - truly a beautiful piece of art. This was my favourite part. If you are spending a few days in Prague, of course you would go and see it. Just maybe don't set your expectations super high.

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  • Definitely must see. It's charming, it's massive, it's breathtaking. Just imagine the efforts to build such thing. We bought Okruh B tickets. Old Royal Palace, Basilica of St. George, Golden Lane and St. Vitus's Cathedral entrance are included. BTW, You can enter the Cathedral for free, but going deeper inside is where you need a ticket. As always, avoid currency exchange on the territory and local restaurants. Price are astronomically high for common things.

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  • Beautiful cathedral with a rich history spanning Bohemia and the Holy Roman empire. Wikipedia says it is a great piece of Gothic architecture and since I don't know any better I am going to agree. They don't make em like this anymore.

  • its huge, its gorgeous but not as amazing as the others i saw , especially in Vienna and Budapest. Entry is relatively cheap , about US $ 10 per person ( for the whole castle complex). its noisy and peaceful at the same time. but something for everyone. definitely not to be missed, unless you are one of those, who is in Prague for a day !

  • I don't recommend paying to go inside the Cathedral as it is a bit overrated in my honest opinion. You can still access the main area of the Cathedral without buying a ticket. Instead I would TOTALLY recommend going up to the tower. It offers a great view of the city!

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