Imperial Residence of Charles IV (basic tour)

The tour includes historic interiors of the 1st and 2nd floors of the Imperial Palace and the 1st floor of the Marian Tower with valuable furnishings from the 14th–19th centuries (Courtiers Hall, Knights Hall with the St. Nicholas Chapel, Marian Tower Courtyard, Karlštejn Castle Deanery, Emperor´s Bedchamber with the St. Wenceslas Chapel, Audience Hall, Royal Hall of Ancestors and Banquet Hall, Karlštejn Castle Treasury and a former castle prison on the ground floor of the Marian Tower). In the Castle Treasury, you can admire a copy of the St. Wenceslas Crown, the medieval crown of the kings of Bohemia). The Well Tower (not guided, access from the Main Courtyard) – a 78-meter deep well with a unique medieval water wheel. Booking is handled by the booking department of Karlštejn Castle by phone: +420311681617 or e-mail: reservation.karlstejn@npu.cz. The tour is organised with guide only!

Photogalery from the 1st Tour

You can choose from the other tours:

Karlstejn Castle Chapels

View from The Great Tower

Basic information

  • duration 55 minutes
  • max. 45 people

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
2021
1. 10.–31. 10. Tue–Sun 9.30–16.30
1. 11.–21. 11. Tue–Sun 10.00–15.00
22. 11.–30. 11. Fri–Sun 10.00–15.00
1. 12.–19. 12. Fri–Sun 10.00–15.00
20. 12.–25. 12. closed
26. 12.–31. 12. Tue–Sun 10.00–15.00
2022
1. 1.–9. 1. Tue–Sun 10.00–15.00
10. 1.–31. 1. Fri–Sun 10.00–15.00
1. 2.–28. 2. Fri–Sun 10.00–15.00
1. 3.–31. 3. Tue–Sun 9.30–16.00
1. 4.–30. 4. Tue–Sun 9.30–17.00
18. 4. Mon 9.30–17.00
1. 5.–31. 5. Tue–Sun 9.30–17.30

The last tour starts at the time of the closing hours

Admission

Guided tour only

  • Adults 25 up to 65 years 220 CZK
  • Seniors 65+ 180 CZK
  • Youth 18 up to 25 years 180 CZK
  • Persons with disabilities with valid identification card/certificate 180 CZK
  • Children 6 up to 18 years 110 CZK
  • Children under 6 years free
  • Person accompanying a disabled person free
  • Person accompanying a school group of 15 pupils/students free
  • Tour guide accompanying a group of at least 15 persons free
  • Free single NPÚ tickets free
  • Free family NPÚ tickets free
  • NPÚ-card free
  • „Náš člověk“-card * free
  • National Museum-card * free
  • ICOMOS-card * free
  • Journalist with press accreditation * free
  • * Offer available for cardholder only

Audioguide ENG/DE/ESP/FR/JAP/IT 110 CZK

reservation needed for groups only