Prague Castle

castle complex in Prague, Czech Republic, dating from the 9th century

Prague Castle (Czech: Pražský hrad; [ˈpraʃskiː ˈɦrat]) is a castle complex in Prague, Czech Republic, built in the 9th century. It is the official office of the President of the Czech Republic. The castle was used by the kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman emperors, and presidents of Czechoslovakia.

Prague Castle
Pražský hrad
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Prague Castle
General information
Architectural styleBaroque, Mannerism
LocationPrague, Czech Republic
Current tenantsMiloš Zeman
(2013–present)
Construction started870
Design and construction
ArchitectMatthias of Arras, Peter Parler
Website
www.hrad.cz