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Prague: Old Town and Jewish Quarter Guided Tour in German

1. Prague: Old Town and Jewish Quarter Guided Tour in German

Embark on a guided walking tour through the historic streets of Prague. Learn the history behind each turn from your guide and visit highlights, including the Jewish Quarter and the impressive astronomical clock. Start in Old Town Square, which is the site of the Church of Our Lady before Týn and was the main market square in Prague. Take a walk along picturesque streets by the Estates Theater and Charles University. See the Old Town Hall with its astronomical clock, and marvel at a masterpiece of Gothic science. Walk to the birthplace of Franz Kafka and discover the Jewish Quarter. Admire the Maisel and exteriors of Pinkas synagogues before passing by the old Jewish cemetery. See the outsides of New Town Hall and the Clementinum, before heading to Charles Bridge, where the tour ends.

Prague: Complete Bike Tour

2. Prague: Complete Bike Tour

Hop on for a relaxed bike ride encountering the highlights of this magnificent city, under the guidance of an enthusiastic guide.  Prague highlights bike tour is a great and lovely way to discover all of the highlights whilst enjoying history, architecture, modern arts, and all other secrets this beautiful city has to offer. Some of the sights you will experience include the old town square, Jewish Quarter, New Town, Mala Strana and many more hidden treasures.  During the tour you will be regaled with legends, stories, history, and anecdotes, enabling you to experience Prague like never before and giving you a unique experience. The group determines the pace, if you want to stop for a drink, photo opportunities or just simply to soak up the view, just let your guide know and they will make sure it happens at the best spots.  This bicycle tour is suitable for all (not too strenuous) and is always under the supervision of a vigilant and enthusiastic guide.

Prague: Historic City Center Bus Tour

3. 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).

Prague 3-Hour Tour with Astronomical Clock Admission

4. Prague 3-Hour Tour with Astronomical Clock Admission

Start your tour near the Astronomical Clock Tower, where your guide will provide a short historical overview of Prague's Old and New towns. Enter the Astronomical Clock Tower and head to the top, where you’ll be able to take in spectacular views of Prague as your guide tells you about the landmarks and monuments you see.  After visiting the Astronomical Clock Tower your guide will show you historic houses, palaces, churches, theaters, and much more. You’ll see where important figures such as Charles IV, Amadeus Mozart, and Albert Einstein lived and worked. Visit the New Town area as well, and see where major events in Prague’s modern history took place.

Prague: 3.5-Hour Communism and Bunker Tour

5. Prague: 3.5-Hour Communism and Bunker Tour

The walking tour starts by the Powder Tower at Namesti Republiky, where you will hear the story of how the new Czechoslovakia Republic was formed in 1918. Discover the dark days of Nazi occupation and liberation by the Russian Red Army in 1945. In the Wenceslas Square you will learn about the 1960s and the Prague Spring, when the Soviet Army crushed the nation's blossoming dreams of democracy in 1968. The tour takes you up to the Velvet Revolution in 1989, signaling the end of this grey period of Cold War history. You'll take a break for beer, kofola, or a snack in an authentic canteen of the working-class. Visiting a nuclear bunker from 50s will round off your communist adventure in Prague. You will also see historical photos of the events, people, buildings and statues, many of them now destroyed. To encourage dialogue, the group size is limited to eight people.

Prague: Historic Pubs Tour with Drinks

6. Prague: Historic Pubs Tour with Drinks

Famous for its breath taking sights, discover the amazing array of artists, actors and musicians from all over the world, that have lived, worked and played in this majestic city. We'll make our way from historic pub to historic pub (4 in total), discovering the outrageous true tales of Hollywood stars, crooked politicians, visiting rock bands, Russian leaders (and their blunders) and the drinking exploits of visiting American presidents! And above all, we'll experience the Czech's adoring passion for their pub culture, beers and drinks. And if you're partial to posting pictures on your social media, then we can promise you some of the best locations in the city for that perfect picture too. So join us in exploring the best of Prague and discover its amazing culture, beauty and humour... with drinks included too!

Prague: Žižkov Tower Observatory Entry Ticket

7. Prague: Žižkov Tower Observatory Entry Ticket

Treat yourself to unparalleled views of Prague's city skyline from nearly 100 meters above the ground with an entry ticket to the Žižkov Television Tower Observatory. Learn about the World Federation of Great Towers, visit an art exhibition, and relax in a bubble chair. Head to the Žižkov Television Tower located high above the city's skyline and travel up to the fourth floor. Take your time as you explore each of the themed observation cabins here, admiring the unique views of the city offered by each one. Begin with an introduction to the World Federation of Great Towers and discover the most famous towers and observation decks around the world. Then, head to cabin 2 and take a seat in one of the unusual bubble chairs. Sit back and relax as you listen to sounds from the streets below played through the chair's integrated speaker. Finally, head to the third cabin to take in an art exhibition. This space is used to showcase paintings, photographs, and other works by Czech artists, with exhibitions changing regularly.  

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 a 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 birthplace of Franz Kafka and discover the Jewish quarter. See the Maisel Synagogue and Pinkas Synagogue exteriors, 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 along the Royal Garden (Apr-Oct also visit inside the gardens) and walk past the presidential office and Hradčany square where you can enjoy the view to the German embassy. Visit the inner courtyards of Prague Castle and the Golden Lane, walking past the St. Vitus Cathedral exteriors. 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.

Prague: Walking Food Tour

9. Prague: Walking Food Tour

Prague. One of the most trendy European cities. A combination of a rich history of over a thousand years and a vibrant, prosperous present. A bridge between Slavic and Western culture. Come and be part of the city for one afternoon, for four hours. Millions of people a year admire this magical city. They walk in awe through the streets of the Old Town, admire the proud palaces of the New Town, walk down from Prague Castle through the Lesser Town. But you'll know more. You will learn a lot about Czech history, culture, and architecture. But most of all, you'll also get a taste of Prague. You will taste a specialty that was popular in Prague in the 15th century. You will have a glass of Pilsner beer in a pub where the first barrel was opened already in 1843. You will discover the tradition of the open-faced sandwich with more than a century of history. You get a potato pancake at a restaurant that used to be a bank. You'll find a restaurant where all meals are just two bites big. And you can have your soup in the 15th-century tower But you won't just eat and drink. You'll discover a secret garden in the heart of Prague, unknown even to the locals. You will admire the statue of St. Wenceslas riding upside down. You will find the building where the Gestapo rampaged during the war, and a few steps away from Prague's most beautiful synagogue. Walk down Prague's most expensive street past a church with a copy of the Shroud of Turin. See the hotel where Frederic Chopin and Nicollo Paganini stayed. And many, many more In short, you will experience an afternoon you will remember for a long time

Prague: City Tour and Dinner Cruise with Hotel Pickup

10. Prague: City Tour and Dinner Cruise with Hotel Pickup

Experience Prague by night on a 4-hour combined city tour and dinner cruise down the Vltava River to see the riverside attractions floodlit for the evening. You will start with a 45-minute minibus tour of the Old Town, Jewish Quarter, and New Town, passing noted sites such as the Spanish Synagogue and Old-New Synagogue. Learn about the Jewish heritage of Prague in the former Jewish Ghetto, and continue to Republic Square to see a beautiful example of Art Nouveau architecture at Municipal House. See the original Old Town fortifications and Gothic Powder Tower, before a quick tour of the New Town, including Wenceslas Square, the State Opera, former Czechoslovak Parliament, and National Museum. Cross the Nusle Bridge for breathtaking views over several quarters of Prague. Then, board a luxury boat on the Vltava River, where a welcome drink awaits before you set sail on a 3-hour-cruise. Sit back and enjoy views of Prague Castle against the night sky. Cruise past Strahov Monastery, St. Nicholas Church, and Petrin Tower, and go beyond the city center limits to Vysehrad Castle and the Dancing House. All the while, you will be feasting on a buffet spread of hot and cold food, served in air-conditioned comfort. If you prefer to feel the breeze in your hair as you cruise past the Charles Bridge, Rudolfinum, or National Theatre, there is even an exterior viewing deck.

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4.7 / 5

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A great tour provides full orientation and informative history of old Prague , covering all main sites - our Guide - Danuse was very informative, considered guests needs and answered all questions - thank you for an enjoyable day .

Our guide had extraordinary knowledge as she is a studied historian. She was very enthusiastic, entertaining and funny. We learned so much with a lot of ease. Would definitely recommend her tour!

Had the best time on this bike tour! Our guide, Emma, was super friendly and upbeat and knew lots about the history of each place. A super nice way to explore Prague :)

Veronica was a great tour guide with so much knowledge. She was clear and informative and we truly enjoyed the tour with her.

Super crowded day, but the guide was able to juggle it very well.