Karlštejn Castle – History and Photos

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Karlštejn Castle is one of the most places near by Prague. If you are visiting Prague for a week you should  visit Karlstein! You can alsı hike around the castle! It’s beautiful colourful and easy hiking road!

History of The Castle

It was established by the Czech king and Roman emperor Charles IV as a place to store the royal treasures, collections of holy relics and the crown jewels. The very impressive layout of the castle buildings from the settlement outside the castle walls right up to the Imperial Palace and the towers rising over it will captivate you with their ingenuity. In the castle Chapel of the Holy Cross, you will then merely contemplate the pictures of Master Theodoric in silent wonder. Set out for the most-visited castle in the Czech Republic and discover the treasures it has hidden for centuries! (wikipedia.com)

Karlštejn Castle and Hiking Road Photos

How to Reach Prague to Karlštejn Castle

To reach Karlštejn Castle from Prague, you can take a train from Prague Main Station (Praha hlavní nádraží) to Beroun, and then take a bus or a train to Karlštejn. The train ride takes around 30-40 minutes and the bus ride takes around 20-25 minutes. Another option is to take a bus directly from Prague’s Florenc Bus Station to Karlštejn, the trip takes around 45 minutes.

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