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Prague: Iconic Insider Exterior Grand Walking Tour

1. Prague: Iconic Insider Exterior Grand Walking Tour

Visit some of the most iconic monuments and neighborhoods of Prague on a guided walking tour. Start your morning tour at the activity provider's office, located just a 2-minute walk from Old Town Square. Explore the Old Town Square and hear historical facts which played a vital role in forming the whole Czech nation. See the places where famous personalities like Albert Einstein, Amadeus Mozart, or Charles the IV were born, lived, and worked. Next, cross the Charles Bridge and admire the architectural beauty along with the historical significance of this world-famous bridge. Move on and take a tram to Pohořelec tram station and discover why Prague became the astronomical center of the world. From there, head towards the Castle district and learn about its history. Enjoy the magnificent views of the entire city of Prague from Hradčany square where you will also experience the highlight of the day, the changing of the Guard. Begin your afternoon tour by meeting your guide in front of the St Vitus Cathedral's main entrance. See the spectacular Prague Castle and know about the whole story of the Castle, Jewish Town, and Old Town from your expert knowledgeable guide. Visit the Jewish Town, a totally different part of the city. Hear about the rich history and the deeply touching stories of the people who lived here. Walk through the cobbled stone streets and see the synagogues, old Jewish Cemetery, and finally, enter the famous Old Town of Prague. End your journey at one of the restaurants recommended by our guide. Your expert guide will also suggest what else to visit and what you can not miss in Prague and the whole Czech Republic.

Prague Castle & Castle District: 2-Hour Guided Tour

2. Prague Castle & Castle District: 2-Hour Guided Tour

Take a journey through the history of the Czech Republic on a 2-hour guided tour of the Prague Castle complex, and discover the historic landmarks of the capital’s most famous monument. Meet your guide near the Charles Bridge, and take the tram up the hill to the Castle District. The picturesque route captures the historical atmosphere of Lesser Town, and reveals a ”small town inside Prague” at the top of the hill. See the main monuments, such as St. Vitus Cathedral, the Royal Gardens, St. George’s Basilica, and the Old Royal Palace. Learn the history of the age-old symbol of the Czech state at the largest coherent castle complex in the world. Dominating Prague for 11 centuries, Prague Castle has maintained its grandeur throughout a turbulent history. Explore the former seat of the Czech rulers and current seat of the President of the Czech Republic, and get panoramic city views along the way.

Prague: Full-Day Sightseeing Tour with Cruise and Lunch

3. Prague: Full-Day Sightseeing Tour with Cruise and Lunch

Spend a day in Prague and experience the centuries-old beauty of the Czech capital by mini-bus, on foot, and by boat. Journey back in time on a visit to 9th-century Prague Castle, one of the largest castles in the world. On your way, you’ll see sights such as the National Theater, the Rudolfinum, Powder Gate, Wenceslas Square, and the Dancing House. Lunch will be at the restaurant U Schnellů. After lunch, your tour continues to lovely Valdstejn Garden before you head down the hill to see Lesser Town, Kampa Island, and the John Lennon Wall. As you continue on your full-day tour, you’ll cross over the Vltava River on the historic Charles Bridge. Take in the incredible history and culture of Prague as you travel in style and enjoy refreshments on a Vltava River cruise. After the cruise, you’ll walk by Jan Palach Square and along Parizska Avenue to Prague's Jewish Town, where your guide will share their local knowledge. Continue to the city’s Old Town Square to see the world-famous Astronomical Clock, dating back to the 15th century. End your incredible day in front of the Estates Theater, which hosted the premiere of Mozart's opera Don Giovanni.

Prague Castle 3-Hour Walking Tour

4. Prague Castle 3-Hour Walking Tour

Prague Castle dominates the skyline and history of the Czech capital. The world’s largest medieval castle, it has towered over the city since the 9th century and continues to awe and inspire today. Known as Pražský Hrad, the castle boasts dozens of hidden corners and is full of surprises that you will uncover on this 3-hour walking tour. The remarkably harmonious ensemble of contrasting styles is the product of generations of gifted architects, culminating in the 20th-Century with the forgotten genius of Jože Plečnik. Let your expert guide bring to life the legends of the court of Rudolf II, the nightmares of Kafka, and the very real struggles of the Velvet Revolution. You will also explore Malá Strana, dotted with the former palaces of the nobility. Wander beyond the castle gates and through picturesque Hradčany to get the best views of the city. After visiting sites such as the Strahov Monastery and Brewery, Wallenstein Palace, St George’s Basilica, and the Deer Moat, the tour will finish in Prague Castle Gardens overlooking the Old Town. A 24 CZK transportation ticket is required for this tour.

Best of Prague: Tour by Bus, Walking Tour, & River Cruise

5. Best of Prague: Tour by Bus, Walking Tour, & River Cruise

Enjoy all that Prague can offer with a guided tour around all the historical sights. See the National Museum, Dancing House, Charles Bridge, National Theater, Rudolfinum. After that, drive to Prague Castle and walk around the Prague Castle grounds, before stepping out onto the Charles Bridge. Enjoy a two-hour cruise with a buffet lunch and a beautiful view of Prague. Then finally, stroll to the Old Town Square and the Jewish Quarter. Explore around and end the tour at Wenceslas Square.

Prague: Evening Photography Tour by Car

6. Prague: Evening Photography Tour by Car

After being collected from your central accommodation by your driver and guide, you will be ready to embark on your tour. You will be driven over 2 hours to places that are difficult to reach, not wasting any time by walking. Your guide will know exactly where to take you, with a profound knowledge on the best spots to take pictures. You will first drive up the hill to Letna Park, where you will be rewarded with some classical views of the bridges. You will then continue onward to the Strahov Monastery where you can view the city center below you. Following this, you will drive further to the Prague Castle view point, where you will be able to take great evening pictures of the empty streets. Prague in the evening is illuminated by dim, orange light, guaranteed to assist with great pictures. By driving downhill from the castle, you will reach Lesser Town and the Charles Bridge. You will be able to walk half of the bridge, before returning back to Lesser Town. On the second half of your tour, you will reach the Old Town Square to view the main square and Astronomical Clock by night. Your last stop will be for the most rewarding picture of Prague Castle complete with the Charles Bridge from the Old Town side. At the conclusion of your tour, you will make your way back to your accommodation.

Prague Castle: 1-Hour Introduction with Admission Ticket

7. Prague Castle: 1-Hour Introduction with Admission Ticket

To begin your tour, you’ll meet your guide in the very heart of the city under the Old Town’s tower of Charles Bridge. Start your tour with a romantic stroll across the world-famous medieval bridge. Enjoy a breathtaking panorama of Prague Castle from the river before you rest your feet a bit by taking a tram and enjoying the beautiful views on the way up to the Castle. In Prague Castle, the guide will give you a short introduction to the history and present use of the Castle as well as further recommendations for your individual visit. After your questions have been answered, you will get your ticket so that you can explore the Castle’s interiors at your own pace. First, you can visit St. Vitus Cathedral, a masterpiece of European Gothic architecture. On the way to the Old Royal Palace don’t miss the stunning Last Judgment Mosaic from 14th century above the southern entrance to the Cathedral. Next, visit St. George's Basilica, the oldest surviving church within the Castle, and admire its Romanesque architecture from 12th century. Then walk further to enter the picturesque Golden Lane with many tiny houses built for the royal guards in the late 16th century. Your ticket is valid for two days and allows you to enter each of the four sights once.

Prague: 3-Hours Grand e-Scooter Live-Guided Tour

8. Prague: 3-Hours Grand e-Scooter Live-Guided Tour

See Prague the fast and easy way, by e-scooter. Visit the city's most famous sights and learn about the important history of the area. Leave a signature or a little quote on the John Lennon Wall and don't forget to make a wish after while riding under the Charles Bridge. Visit the Narrowest Street of Prague and see the Peeing Statues at Kafka Museum. Cross the river and explore the Jewish quarter, home to the old Jewish cemetery and the oldest synagogue in Europe. Be amazed by the Old Town Square and take the opportunity to take amazing pictures. Head to Letna Hill, where you will see the Metronome and the best view of Prague. Next, head to the world's largest castle and visit St. Vitus Cathedral and gardens. Then continue to Strahov Monastery, which houses a 15th-century brewery and spectacular views. Easy climb Petrin Hill to see the Petrin Tower, the top point of Prague. Descend to the Lesser Town via Petrin Gardens and go to the Legion Bridge to see the sights of the Dancing House and the National Theater. Reach the island of Kampa, and take pictures of the baby sculptures.

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Great exposure to Prague and a good suggestion for the first day to serve as a basis for future items you can circle back to in subsequent days. FYI that, like much of Europe, it is a lot of walking on cobblestones and brick. A great tour overall though.

This was brilliant, our tour guide was so lovely and knowledgable. Tailored The tour to us and was happy to answer our questions. Gave us recommendations for where to eat and drink. Very happy!

From start to finish very informative, helpful and friendly. Your at a very steady pace for all to keep up. Personalised to suit everyone.

Very nice and interesting tour with a Russian language guide. I learned a lot new.

Very nice and competent tour guide. Very informative and entertaining.