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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

See the spectacular Prague bridge on an informative tour that recognizes the need to paint the whole picture and story of Old Prague and the Prague Castle. On this 3-hour guided walk you’ll start out at the Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square and head to the Charles Bridge. Hear the historical overview with the legends of Old town. Next, you’ll cross Charles Bridge and take the tram up to Prague Castle where you will learn about the development of the Charles bridge and Prague Castle. As you make your way towards the Castle you’ll 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.

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Prague: Historic City Center Bus Tour

2. Prague: Historic City Center Bus Tour

See the best of Prague from an open-top bus, and enjoy panoramic views of all the most famous sights. Depart from near the Old Town Square, where you can admire the Astronomical Clock. Continue through the oldest part of the city, admiring the cobblestone streets that radiate in all directions. Highlights of the Old Town include the Municipal House on the site of the old Royal Court. Marvel at the mosaics on its façade, considered by many to be the most beautiful building in the city. See the sights of the Josefov district, the former Jewish Ghetto of Prague. Completely surrounded by the Old Town, its landmark monuments include the Old-New Synagogue and 19th-century Spanish Synagogue with its Moor-inspired exterior. Pass Prague’s oldest surviving Gothic building at the St. Agnes Monastery. See national monuments, such as the State Opera House and New Town Hall. Admire the bridges over the Vltava River, including the famous Charles Bridge. Upon arrival in the Prague Castle district, enjoy a 30 or 40-minute break for a short stroll around the famous landmarks. Go to the Loreta pilgrimage site. Marvel at the extraordinary architecture of the Dancing House. Other landmarks you will pass on the tour include the National Museum, Rudolfinum Music Hall, and Powder Tower. Along the way, you will learn the history of the city and its famous landmarks from a pre-recorded commentary in your native language, available in 26 different languages (Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Vietnamese).

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

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

The tour begins at your hotel, where you’ll board an air-conditioned bus for a drive to see the most significant sites in Prague. See the National Museum and the Dancing House, and eventually reach Prague Castle, the most dominating site in the city. From the castle area, continue on foot down to the Lesser Town, Kampa Island, Charles Bridge, the quaint Old Town with the famous Astronomical Clock, and the Jewish Quarter. Afterward, take in the views of Hradcany, the National Theater, and other Prague gems during a 1-hour boat cruise along the Vltava River. Enjoy some coffee and cake as you admire the sights from the water. The tour ends at the Dvorak Riverside in the vicinity of the Czech Bridge.

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Prague: Full-Day Sightseeing Tour with Cruise and Lunch

4. 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.

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

5. 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 Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square and heads to Charles Bridge. 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.

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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.

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Prague: Private 3-Hour Grand E-Scooter Tour

7. Prague: Private 3-Hour Grand E-Scooter Tour

First, head to Letna Hill, where you will see the Metronome and the best view of Prague. Then ride to the largest castle in the world and visit the St. Vitus Cathedral and the gardens. Afterward, continue on to Strahov Monastery which is home to a 15th-century brewery and spectacular views. Climb up to Petrin Hill to see the Petrin Tower, then glide down into the Lesser Town. Ride across the Jirasek Bridge to see The Dancing House and National Teather. Cross the Bridge of Legions to get to Kampa Island. Take photos at the Babies Sculpture. Leave a signature or a little quote on John Lennon Wall and after do not forget to make a wish while riding under the Charles Bridge. Visit the Narrowest Street of Prague and see the Peeing Statues at Kafka Museum. Finally, cross the river and explore to Jewish Quarter which is home to the old Jewish cemetery and the oldest synagogue in Europe. Finally, be amazed by Old Town Square and take the opportunity to take some final photos with your group.

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Prague: 3-Hour Old Town and Prague Castle Tour in German

8. Prague: 3-Hour Old Town and Prague Castle Tour in German

Go on an exciting journey and discover the capital of the Czech Republic. If you are visiting Prague for the first time and want to get an overview of the city, this tour is the perfect choice. Start your guided tour at the Old Town Square, which is the main market square in the old town of Prague and the site of the Church of Mother of God before Týn. Stroll along the picturesque streets and pass Estates Theater as well as Charles University. Next, see the Old Town Hall with its astronomical clock, where you can marvel at a masterpiece of Gothic science. Walk to the birth place of Franz Kafka and discover the Jewish quarter. Visit Maisel Synagogue and Pinkas Synagogue, before you stroll along the old Jewish cemetery. Then, pass the new town hall and the Clementinum, and head to Charles Bridge. Cross Charles Bridge until you reach the tram station Malostranské Náměsti. From there you will ascend Prague Castle. Wander through the Royal Garden and walk to the presidential office and Hradčany square where you can enjoy the view to the German embassy. Visit St. Vitus Cathedral, the inner courtyards of Prague Castle and Golden Lane. At the end of Golden Lane, you will see Daliborka Tower that used to constitute a part of the rampart. The tour will end at St. Wenceslas vineyard.

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Mozart's Prague: Old Town, Lesser Town & Czech Museum Tour

9. Mozart's Prague: Old Town, Lesser Town & Czech Museum Tour

Discover the places in Prague where the genius composer Mozart stayed. This is your chance to learn why the people of Prague welcomed Mozart so warmly, why they loved him so much, and why his music has won the hearts of everyone in this nation up to the present day. Beginning on foot, you’ll walk through the Old Town stopping at the Golden Angel House and the Estates Theatre. Next you’ll get on a tram and transfer to Lesser Town to visit the exhibition of music at the Czech Museum. Then travel by funicular to Petrins for a view of the tower. Walking to the Strahov Monastery, you’ll see where Mozart improvised on the organ on the day of Don Giovanni´s premier. At Hradèany Square and Lesser Town you’ll stop at the houses and palaces where Mozart held concerts or where he lived. Your journey ends at the St. Nicholas Church where a requiem was held on December 14, 1791 as a tribute to W.A. Mozart.

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Prague: Castle and Monastery Segway Tour

10. 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.

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What people are saying about Castle District, Prague

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 2,156 reviews

Very good time spent with our guide. Very interesting tour of the main points of interest of Prague at a leisurely pace. Thank you Monika for a pleasant and informative morning.

“A wonderful guide speaking wonderful French. It makes you want to come back for other excursions. I highly recommend her to you. These 3 hours of history are essential.

The tour was excellent, a guide with excellent command of Spanish and who made every detail an interesting story. Recommended!!

Very personalized and our tour guide was very informative and passionate about the city

there was a lot of walking but as it was down hill it is mangable