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Castle District, Prague
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Overlooking the city from its high point on the left bank of the Vltava River, Castle District contains one of Europe's largest medieval castle complexes. An independent borough until 1784, this neighborhood consists of historical palaces and medieval churches, which guard some of the country's greatest cultural and artistic treasures. Although not as old as Prague's famed old town, the district remains one of the most photographed urban areas in Europe, its centuries-old spires and towers appearing on countless postcards, posters, and tourist brochures. While at the southern end of the district's central square, point your camera toward the rooftops of the old town, visible on the other side of the river. Put Castle District on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Prague family vacation planner.
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  • Absolutely stunning! The view is great, as well as the places to eat and have some drinks. Obviously, as a touristic area, they're also gonna be the most expensive ones, but anyway I'd recommend them ...  more »
  • The Castel District is high on the city and has many interesting points to visit such as the Prague Castle, the monastery, some churches and the Belvedere with magnificent view of the city. Everything can be done on foot and with a map in hand.
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  • At Castle District, the attraction include Petrin Hill and the Castle itself. Food options/restaurant aplenty and you can spend a day or two just exploring every single streets. Many pubs hidden away ...  more »