Old Town Square, Prague

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  • Prague: City Tour By Bus, Boat, and on Foot

    1. Prague: City Tour By Bus, Boat, and on Foot

    Visit some of Prague’s most fascinating monuments and neighborhoods as your knowledgeable guide teaches you the city’s history on this 4-hour tour. The famous Old Town makes up the first part of your tour, as an air-conditioned minibus takes you on a 30-minute journey past landmarks including the Dancing House, Wenceslas Square, and the National Gallery. You’ll then be dropped at Prague Castle for a 75-minute walking tour of the largest ancient castle in the world. The grounds occupy 70,000 square meters of space and enjoy some of the best vantage points of the city — perfect for snapping photos. Next up is a relaxing river cruise along the Vltava River. Here you can simply sit back and unwind on an approximately 60-minute trip along the water, or head up to the upper deck and enjoy views of the city and the famous Charles Bridge. The final part involves a walking tour around the ...

    It was a nice trip with a nice guide but I don't like that the trip end in different place I wish they returned us to the first place

  • Prague Castle 2.5-Hour Tour Including Admission Ticket

    2. Prague Castle 2.5-Hour Tour Including Admission Ticket

    Your 2.5-hour guided tour begins at the Charles Bridge, where your guide will provide a short historical overview of the history of Prague Castle. Cross Charles Bridge and make your way to Lesser Town Square, where a tram will take you to the Castle. When you enter St. Vitus Cathedral you’ll hear stories about princes, kings, and emperors, and the ceremonial history of the site. Tour the old castle, Vladislav Hall, and then head to St. George's Basilica, where your guide will tell you about Czech saints. Visit the area known Golden Lane, where your guide will tell you about the lives of the local residents.

    This tour was wonderful the guide led at a good pace and was extremely informative. He pointed out so many areas of interest and gave the background knowledge so that I could understand the meaning and significance of what I was looking at.

  • Prague: Old Town, Medieval Underground & Dungeon Tour

    3. Prague: Old Town, Medieval Underground & Dungeon Tour

    The city of Prague may be famous for its beautiful architecture but the real mystery of the city lies below. On this 1-hour guided tour step away from the masses and explore a different city - one that exists under the cobblestoned streets of Old Town. Your guide will show you a part of the Czech capital that hasn't changed much since the 12th century. On your underground visit learn about the incredible history behind the system of rooms, corridors, and cellars that lie underneath Prague. During the tour, hear stories about the medieval period of Prague when these premises were still in use, and discover what life must have been like at this time for its inhabitants. You will also visit the medieval Dungeon and see the display of torture and executions.

    Martina was excellent, engaging and brought Prague history to life! A wonderful tour! Would highly recommend! And ask for Martina - she’s a gem!

  • Prague: Ghosts and Legends of the Old Town Evening Tour

    4. Prague: Ghosts and Legends of the Old Town Evening Tour

    Come with us on a walk through Prague’s dark past, through narrow, cobbled streets and winding lanes where murderers, alchemists, monsters and spirits once walked. We will take you away from the bustle and noise of the Old Town Square into one of the eeriest parts of Prague, once a den of poverty, plague and magic, an area often overlooked by tour guides yet full of history, intrigue and atmosphere. You’ll hear stories of death and betrayal, dark arts and demonic visions. Learn about the restless spirits said to roam amongst the beautiful architecture of the Old Town and who knows, perhaps you’ll even meet them face to face! No one will jump out at you to try to scare you. On this tour we focus on storytelling and not on special effects or cheap tricks to make the tour ‚frightening‘. We will take you through the mysteries, legends and tales from the darker side of Prague’s history, and...

    The tour is very nice !! Lots of information about people who lived in Prague and how few of them came to their gruesome end. The route we walked was also nice. But the cherry on top for this tour is David, our guide. He’s very well informed and is super funny ! I would strongly recommend this tour, not just if you like ghost stories but also if you are looking for an excellent way to unwind after a hectic touristic day !

  • Prague Old Town and Jewish Quarter 1.5-hour Guided Tour

    5. Prague Old Town and Jewish Quarter 1.5-hour Guided Tour

    Your 90-minute guided walk begins at Jan Palach Square, on the banks of the Vltava River, in front of the Rudolfinum. From here, head to the Jewish quarter where your guide will tell you about the history of Jews in Prague. After this overview of the city’s Jewish heritage, you’ll be guided around the main synagogues and the Jewish cemetery, and see where France Kafka did much of his writing. Head to Prague’s Old Town and take in the historical landmarks including the world-famous astronomical clock. Your passionate guide is well educated in local and world history, and in the history of Jews in Prague. Enjoy the commentary and the stories behind each of the important buildings you see.

    This was a very informative and fun excursion. Our guide had a lively, animated way of describing the area and history. Well worth the time and money. Enjoy!

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

    6. 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.

    Great tour, great content! The guide appeared really knowledgeable and was very passionate to communicate facts and stories about her city. Therefore it was very enjoyable. The three hours passed quickly and covered the old town, as well as the other side of the river up to the castle. You needn’t be in prime condition to take the tour, public transport ticket to get up to the castle hill is included. I would recommend it, as Prague is very big and there is a lot to see. Orientation is easier, if you have somebody to point things out!

  • Prague Old Town and Jewish Quarter: Guided Tour in German

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

    Discover the magic of Prague on a 2-hour guided walk. 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. Visit the Maisel and Pinkas synagogues before passing the old Jewish cemetery. See the New Town Hall and the Clementinum, before heading to Charles Bridge, where the tour ends.

    It was an interesting tour with historical facts and the highlights of the old town.

  • Prague: Historic City Center Bus Tour

    8. 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 ...

    Very informative, convenient Had a lot of history information Had plenty of time at the castle. Highly recommend.

  • Prague: Electric Trike Private Tour with a Guide

    9. Prague: Electric Trike Private Tour with a Guide

    This private journey through Prague on Harley Trikes is ideal for travelers with limited time — you'll cover all the must-sees on this comprehensive tour. Meet your professional tour guide in Prague and set off on an exclusive panoramic sightseeing journey.  With your private guide, ride through Letna Park, Castle area, Lesser Town, the Jewish Quarter, and Old and New Town. Ride along on the riverbank of the Vltava and see the best parks. You'll pass by the city's iconic monuments, like Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, and Strahov Monastery. On your trikes, you'll effortlessly climb up to the highest points of the city, Letna and Petrin Hills, and observe Prague from the best viewpoints.  Then, see the famous Dancing House and National Theatre, and leave your signature on John Lennon Wall.  Finally, ride under Charles Bridge, an ancient icon of the city.

    Great service, they proactively reached out to us to reschedule due to an upcoming rainstorm. The tour itself was also fun and worth the money.

  • Prague: Complete Bike Tour

    10. 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, the awe-inspiring Prague castle 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 3 hour bicycle tour is suitable for all (not too st...

    Our tour guide was so professional and knowledgeable about the history of the places she took us to. The bike ride was a good workout but not strenuous and as an amateur rider I felt completely at ease and safe. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting to see some major landmarks of Pragues history and learn the stories behind them.

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What people are saying about Old Town Square, Prague

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The tour is very nice !! Lots of information about people who lived in Prague and how few of them came to their gruesome end. The route we walked was also nice. But the cherry on top for this tour is David, our guide. He’s very well informed and is super funny ! I would strongly recommend this tour, not just if you like ghost stories but also if you are looking for an excellent way to unwind after a hectic touristic day !

Our tour guide was so professional and knowledgeable about the history of the places she took us to. The bike ride was a good workout but not strenuous and as an amateur rider I felt completely at ease and safe. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting to see some major landmarks of Pragues history and learn the stories behind them.

Amazing experience with Clara, she was very knowledgeable about communist history and she made the tour very fun! The bunker at the end is one of the best I’ve been to in Europe! Do this tour!

This was awesome easy e-bike tour around the Prague with amazing sightseeing and cool stops. The guide guy was very professional and nice guy. Thanks so much

Good guide. Funny and knowledgeable. The tour was the right length and really fun. Would recommend.