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Not much to miss unless you are interested in the history of the castle guards

The Powder Tower is part of the fortification system of the Prague Castle, so named because it had... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
Ricky Y
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Hong Kong, China
Prague Castle Powder Tower

This Powder Tower (not to be confused with the Powder Tower in Prague Old Town) is within the walls... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2015
RangerRoger
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“Good Military Museum”
31 Aug 2017
“Of iinterest to military enthusiasts”
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

If you have any interest in Military History, this is a good place to visit, full of uniforms of the past, very entertaining.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

This museum is on two floors accessed by a winding staircase.It had interesting information about the palace guards.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank wingate
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is two floors in the tower devoted to the uniforms of the Castle Guards over the years. Not much on what politics might drive uniform changes. It is free with the castle entrance ticket.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 184DonP
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is part of the Castle proper and as mentioned in recent reviews served a variety of purposes. The building is interesting in itself. The history of uniforms was interesting since we are history buffs.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We were disappointed by the Powder Tower. The visit was really quick and only for amateurs of the Guard Castle. I don't know if the last floor was closed during our visit, but we didn't get to enjoy the view over Prague, as other comments...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

The Powder Tower is part of the fortification system of the Prague Castle, so named because it had been used to store gun powder at one time. It was said to be used for different other purposes but is now a permanent display of castle...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

This Powder Tower (not to be confused with the Powder Tower in Prague Old Town) is within the walls of Prague Castle close to St Vitus Cathedral, It was built at the end of the 15th century as part of the new castle fortifications. During...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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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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