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Included among the more than 100 paintings on display from the castle's collection of over 4,000 works are important pieces by Hans von Aachen, Peter Paul Rubens, and Tiziano Vecelli.
Much of the current collection dates from the 17th century and comprises major works by Italian, German, Dutch, and Flemish artists, along with Czech masters from the Baroque period.
One way to see the highlights and learn about the castle's long history is to join a tour with an expert guide.
As important as the castle's many attractions, are the magnificent views over the Vltava River and the Charles Bridge, along with the old city of Prague with its many church spires.
In addition to detailing the castle's long 1,000-year history, this permanent exhibit deals with the rich history of the Czech people themselves, along with those who have shaped the nation's history (for good and for bad), including ancient kings and courtiers, famous artists and writers, as well as the tradesmen who built the city and the servants who served in the castle.
At the start of Celetná Street and the Royal Route, it was long a landmark along the traditional route taken by the ruling Bohemian monarchs as they made their way to St.
As a result, its architecture is an eclectic mix of styles, including elements of modern Neo-Gothic and 14th-century Gothic, with a sprinkling of Baroque and Renaissance influences.