St Vitus CathedralCurrently Closed
- Address: Hrad III. nadvori, 119 00 Praha, Czech Republic, Prague
- Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
- Phone: 420-224372434
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Landmark, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral
St Vitus Cathedral - Review
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 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 reach St Vitus Cathedral by Public Transport
- Metro Station Malostranska
Restaurants Near St Vitus Cathedral
- Lion Yard
- Paffy Palace
- Three fiddles
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Things to Know Before Visiting St Vitus Cathedral
51.88% of people who visit Prague include St Vitus Cathedral in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
45.9% of people start their St Vitus Cathedral visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see St Vitus Cathedral
74.04% of people prefer walking in order to reach St Vitus Cathedral
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St Vitus Cathedral, Prague Reviews
One of the most beautiful Gothic Church we saw in Europe for sure is St Vitus Cathedral. The gorgeous Church is located near the Prague Castle and it’s so rich in colors and details that we kind of get lost in our imagination trying to understand how before they could put together such amazing art work. The building outside it’s already a piece of art, and inside the Golden colors of the columns, ceilings and the many perfect paintings shows an innovative and unique design in architecture. You will need more than one hour for sure inside to see our the many sculptures, paintings and rooms around in details. There is an entrance fee that you can combine with the ticket to visit Prague Castle. Eli: 5 / Serge: 5 Recommended: Totally,it’s a perfect example of Gothic design and art in Churches, really magnificence.
It's a really nice thing to see in Prague, definitely worth seeing! Only bad thing is that you have to pay entrance fees for every single museum or anything else that's of interest. Even in the cathedral they let you kinda see half of it, for the other half they charge you just to go there. The souvenir shops are nice, there's currently a kind of medieval theme in front of the castle that sells good looking and smelling food at reasonable prices. Would probably recommend taking a tour as there are some things that you won't even find if you just browse through the place on your own. There are many spots to take incredible pictures as well.
It’s a very beautiful cathedral. You can enter the cathedral without paying but if you want to truly make the most out of the spectacular stain glass windows and glorious epitaphs then it's 250 crowns. Would highly recommend going up to the top of the tower, however this is another 150 crowns and it's a very long, steep spiral staircase, the view from the top is quite simple breathtaking! Remember to walk around besides taking photo at the front! It has so much more to offer than just the entrance! Definitely worth a visit and I recommend to spend at least an hour here to soak in the beauty and history. It is HUGE! Amazing architecture and history. Saints and villains seem one and the same. Audioguide recommended or a guide. The queue get insane and big so try going to this place as early as possible. Unfortunately we had leave in between because my kid started crying but definitely something worth spending time at.
Best stained glass I've seen in Europe. The climb to the top of the south tower - 287 steps in a spiral staircase - is also very worthwhile. Great architecture as well. I do wish they hadn't dropped a major statue/alter in the middle of the walkway on the main walking loop, behind the main alter. It causes a major traffic jam since people can only go by single-file right there.
Beautiful, could spend the whole day here. Cafe has a cute terrace overlooking all of Prague, pricey but worth it. Homemade tea yummy same with soup specials. Wow was the cathedral gorgeous. Lots to do here! Check out the hill with viewing tour on the way!