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This 16th-century castle is the largest in the world.
Hradcanske Namesti, 185/2, Prague, Czech Republic
Hradčany & Letná
+420 233 081 730
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

There is an amazing collection of cold weapons, armor and firearms on the top floor. The gallery at the bottom floors is of cause nice too, but there are lots of beautiful nice galleries in Prague. The weapon collection on the top floor on the...More

5  Thank Yuri N
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

Schwarzenberg Palace in Prague was everything the guidebooks and the reviewers in this forum said it would be. I absolutely loved the splendid sgraffiti-decorated Renaissance building, and was awestruck by the Baroque sculptures and paintings, including the items displayed in the cabinet of curiosities. The...More

9  Thank gboj
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Thought the inside would be more palace-like but everything has been modernized for museum. With a few ceilings that have beef restored too much. Armor supply on top floor the best. Not certain worth about $10 US to visit.

Thank GHamp23
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The Schwarzenberg Palace is worth a visit simply to see the exterior alone. It is a great example of the sgraffito technique in architecture where layers are applied and then precisely removed to form a pattern or design. Take some time to look at the...More

Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Yes the building exterior is worthy of a visit alone. Sgraffittoed is what the finish is called. This particular buildings type is 'letter sgraffito' because of the rectangle to sealed envelope shape that makes up the pattern of that contributes to overall building finish. Now...More

Thank cc1Canada
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This is found just in front of Prague Castle, it is well preserved and the front is an illusion created by rich black and white sgraffito patterns inscribed on a flat wall. An example of the Czech Renaissance. It was designed by Agostino Gallo in...More

Thank george650000
Reviewed 3 January 2018

A well organized and well presented collection of 17th and 18th centuries art, including works by Hans von Aachen, Bartholomaeus Spranger, Roelant Savery, Michael Willmann, Johann Christoph Liška, Wenzel Lorenz Reiner, Anton Kern, Johann Peter Molitor, and Norbert Grund. Wide exposition to Baroque painting in...More

3  Thank Reuel_Tidhar
Reviewed 30 October 2017

On the Hradcanske Square this large Palace stands out because of the unique very decorative facade - Sgraffito. The large courtyard never seem crowded. The hordes of tourists descend on the Castle, most not giving it a second glance. The museum inside is definitely worth...More

5  Thank Wenovo
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

There is an amazing collection of cold weapons, armor and firearms on the top floor. The gallery at the bottom floors is of cause nice too, but there are lots of beautiful nice galleries in Prague. The weapon collection on the top floor on the...More

5  Thank Yuri N
Reviewed 25 September 2017

You would be forgiven to have walked pasted this and said oh that a lovely building and thats it but if you go have a look its got lots of hidden surprises. Its a beautiful building, but then so is most of Praque, outside it...More

4  Thank Scottieboyuk
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The renaissance palace itself is worth to visit. The museum is part of National Gallery and there are a lot of very nice baroque art pieces.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The Schwarzenberg Palace is located in a beautiful Renaissance style building, neat the Prague Castle. The building is impressing, especially the external decorations and some of the ceiling paintings. The museum inside focuses on Czech Baroque art, part of the National Gallery which is divided...More

5  Thank dromasca
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Hradcany & Letna
Your experience in Prague will never be complete if
you do not see it from the top. Hillsides, stretched
from the west to the north, provide spectacular views
of greenish copper cupolas, narrow cobblestone
streets, bridges connecting both river banks and green
gardens from red-roof tops of centuries-old houses.
Prague pulls you into its 1300 year old history.
Walking up the hill or stairs to Prague Castle, the
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