Envisioned by newspaper giant William Randolph Hearst and designed by architect Julia Morgan, Hearst Castle began as a modest hilltop retreat, but ended up one of the world’s greatest attractions and showpieces for ancient art—one that still rivals museum collections around the world.

Experience the 1920s and 30s grandeur that surrounded W. R. Hearst and his esteemed Hollywood guests at La Cuesta Encantada—Spanish for “Enchanted Hill”—with guided Hearst Castle tours.

Find the tours that interest you most, by learning more about the daily Hearst Castle tours open to the public, in addition to our Accessibly Designed Tours.

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