About the Guards

Sentry at Prague Castle

The Guard is composed of a brigade of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic who serve the President of the Czech Republic as a security force who also provide honour guards and take part in ceremonial functions.

When to Visit

The ceremonial Changing of the Guard including a fanfare and the flag ceremony happens daily at 12.00 noon in the first courtyard of the Castle.

The sentries at the gates of the medival castle change on the hour from 07.00 to 20.00 in the summer season and from 07.00 to 18.00 in the winter season.

Guard Change Ceremonies

Discover some of the other Changing the Guard ceremonies around the world you can visit on your travels.

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