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Prague: 3-Hour Walking Tour of Old Town & Prague Castle

1. Prague: 3-Hour Walking Tour of Old Town & Prague Castle

Discover the highlights of historic Prague on a guided tour. Visit the castle, the old town square, the church of St. Nicolas, and the Charles Bridge. Listen as your guide paints a colorful picture of how Prague used to be. On this 3-hour guided walk you’ll start at the office of the local partner in Maiselova street, which is just a 4-minutes walk from the Astronomical clock. Hear the historical overview with the legends of Old town. Next, you’ll cross Charles Bridge and take the tram up to Prague Castle to learn about the development of the Charles Bridge and Prague Castle. As you make your way towards the Castle, stop to take in the sites of Hradcany, or the Castle District, and learn its history. Enter Prague Castle and enjoy some final stories of Prague accompanied by magnificent views of the entire city of Prague.

Prague: 1-Hour Castle Tour With Fast-GET Admission Ticket

2. Prague: 1-Hour Castle Tour With Fast-GET Admission Ticket

Travel through the Hradčany district and hear stories from your licensed guide, who will explain to you the historical background of Prague Castle and the surroundings. Your guide will highlight certain aspects of the Hradčany district for you, such as Černinsky palace, Loreto, Schwarzenberg palace and much more, all while providing you with historical facts and stories. When you enter the Prague Castle complex, you will receive your ticket and a map so you can plan your visit to individual locations such as St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, and St. George's Basilica. You'll be able to gain admission to Prague Castle without having to wait in long lines to purchase your ticket. You'll also receive an admission ticket for Prague Castle Circuit B after the introductory tour, allowing you to explore the interior at your own pace.

Prague: Iconic Insider Exterior Grand Walking Tour

3. 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

4. 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: Tailored Sightseeing Tour in French

5. Prague: Tailored Sightseeing Tour in French

Benefit from pickup at your hotel by your French-speaking guide, and then visit the Strahov district on the west bank of the River Vltava. Get breathtaking views of Prague before going inside Strahov Monastery, known for its rich history and famous visitors, such as Nelson, Mozart, and François Mitterrand. Continue to Prague Castle via romantic Hradčany to explore the different monuments of the official residence of the Czech kings and presidents since the 9th century. Admire the Royal Palace, St. Vitus Cathedral, and Golden Lane. Gaze in wonder at the Baroque Church of St. Nicolas and see the 16th-century Church of Our Lady Victorious in the Malá strana (Lesser Town). Walk across the Charles Bridge and admire the Baroque statues as you make your way to the Staré město (Old Town) and Jewish Quarter.

Prague Castle 3-Hour Walking Tour

6. 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.

Prague: 6-Hour Tour with River Boat Cruise and Lunch

7. Prague: 6-Hour Tour with River Boat Cruise and Lunch

Admire the iconic Charles Bridge on an informative tour that takes you to the monuments of Old Prague and Prague Castle as you learn about the history of the Czech capital. This 6-hour guided walk begins at the activity provider's office at Miselova street, near Old Town Square. Your guide will provide an overview and some legends about Old Town. Next, you’ll cross Charles Bridge and take the tram up to Prague Castle, where your guide will tell you about the development of both of these landmarks. As you make your way to the Castle, stop to take in the sights of Hradcany, which is the Castle District, and learn about its history. Visit Prague Castle and enjoy magnificent views over the entire city of Prague. At the end of the walking portion of the tour, you’ll return to the Old Town, where you’ll have a chance to taste some typical Czech food at a traditional restaurant that’s been around for hundreds of years. Following lunch, you’ll see the city from another perspective on a boat cruise.

Prague: Evening Photography Tour by Car

8. 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 and Monastery Segway Tour

9. Prague: Castle and Monastery Segway Tour

Start the Segway experience with a safety training session and supervised test-ride. Once you are confident maneuvering the vehicle, then begin the tour. First, head over to Prague Castle which is the largest castle in the world according to the Guinness World Records. Here you can catch the castle guards changing their shifts every hour, visit St. Vitus Cathedral, and walk in the Royal and South gardens. Then, continue your Segway experience on Prague's streets, the embassy area, and beautiful parks. Visit the Beverly Hills of Prague, and see Villa Müller and the house where the legendary leader and former President Vaclav Havel used to live. You will also visit Strahov Monastery where you will see the highest viewpoint and visit a brewery from the 15th century, still brewing with the secret monk recipe.

Prague Castle: 1-Hour Introduction with Admission Ticket

10. 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.

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The lady with the red hair ( I’m sorry, I forget her name) was just brilliant. She knew every little detail about the history of Prague and it’s rulers. She could answer any question asked if her. I loved how proud she is of her city and it really shows in her tour. Highly recommend!!!

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!

Guided tour of the district around the castle with entrance ticket for all the places to visit in the castle. Very interesting guide. Good visit!

Loved the small group of 2, got to have so many questions answered. Very knowledgeable guide.

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