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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: Iconic Insider Exterior Grand Walking Tour

2. 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

3. 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

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.

Prague Castle 3-Hour Walking Tour

5. 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

6. 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 Castle Tour

7. Prague Castle Tour

Take a 3-hour tour of Prague Castle and the Castle District and learn more about the historic area from an informed guide. Departing from the Old Town Square, in front of the Astronomical Clock, ride up to the castle on a city tram, and embark on a walking tour of the castle complex. The history of Prague Castle stretches back to the 9th century. Over the years it has been the seat to the Kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman Emperors, and presidents of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, it is the largest coherent castle in the world. Your walking tour covers the castle and St. Vitus Cathedral, within the castle complex, and explores the palaces, churches, and gardens of the Castle District. Discover the Lesser Quarter, and Hradcany (Castle District), and visit the 12th-century Strahov Monastery, where out-buildings include a historic brewery. Visit the sacred shrine of Loreto, and The Garden of Eden. Discover where Mozart stayed in Prague at the Villa Bertramka and get amazing city views from the Mala Strana district on the banks of the River Vltava.

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

8. 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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What people are saying about Castle District, Prague

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

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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!!!

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

We had a single tour because there were no other registrations. It was super interesting and tailored to our interests.

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.