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Prague: Old Town, Medieval Underground & Dungeon Tour

1. 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 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.

Prague: Old Town Hall & Astronomical Clock Entrance Ticket

2. Prague: Old Town Hall & Astronomical Clock Entrance Ticket

The Old Town Hall is located on the Old Town Square and was established in 1338 as the seat of the Old Town administration. The complex consists of 5 buildings. The dominant part of the building is a Gothic tower with a chapel and a unique astronomical clock, where every hour between 9:00 AM and 11:00 PM, the twelve apostles rotate. Start your tour on the first floor, where the state rooms are located. Continue to the Gothic chapel of the Virgin Mary and the ceremonial halls. Afterwards, use the staircase leading to the third floor to the viewing gallery of the 70-meter tall tower and enjoy the most amazing views of Prague. A guided visit to the Old Town Hall medieval underground is included in your entrance ticket, so make sure not to miss out!

Prague: Ghosts, Legends, Medieval Underground & Dungeon Tour

3. Prague: Ghosts, Legends, Medieval Underground & Dungeon Tour

Few cities in Europe can claim to have as many ghosts as Prague, and on this interactive walking tour you will learn about the darker side to its turbulent history. Prepare to be thrilled as you hear tales of murder and mystery, magic and mayhem. You will meet your guide at a central city location. They will be in costume to set the chilling atmosphere. As you wander down cobblestone streets and dark alleys stained with blood, look out for your shadow. Hear about deadly deeds and dreadful massacres. While many of these murderous events took place centuries ago, the troubled spirits of the unfortunate souls continue to haunt the city still. The fun, but unnerving tour will tell tales of love and betrayal, and of murder and execution as you discover famous Prague characters, such as the Angry Turk from the Ungelt, the Greedy Merchant, the headless horseman and the infamous Golem. Here's hoping you don't have nightmares!

Prague: Official City Pass with Public Transport

4. Prague: Official City Pass with Public Transport

Enjoy unlimited travel on public transportation throughout Prague, including the journey to the airport and back. Take advantage of admission and discounts on over 70 included experiences. Visit unique historical monuments, museums, and galleries. Take part in guided tours of the city and go on a Vltava River cruise. Present your activated pass at each experience and receive a ticket to the venue (don't forget to keep your ticket). See the full list of the attractions, tours, and other experiences that your pass covers entry to: • Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock (priority lane, elevator included) • Petřín Lookout Tower and Mirror Maze • Clementinum Astronomical Tower and Library • Petřín Funicular • Prague Castle (including the Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica, Cathedral of St. Vitus, and Golden Lane) • Jewish Quarter (Maisel Synagogue, Pinkas Synagogue, Old Jewish Cemetery, Klausen Synagogue, Ceremonial Hall, Spanish Synagogue, Robert Guttmann Gallery, and Jerusalem Synagogue) • Prague Venice - River cruise and Charles Bridge Museum • Powder Tower • Airport Express (round-trip airport journey) • Old Town Bridge Tower • Vintage tram 42, 24-hour ticket • Prague Zoo • Lesser Town Bridge Towers • Lobkowicz Palace • Loreto • Prague TV Tower - Žižkov Television Tower • St. Nicholas Bell Tower • The New Mill Water Tower* • Manifesto Market Andel – welcome drink in the SOOT bar • Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul at Vyšehrad • Municipal House • FOK Prague Symphony Orchestra – standing places* • Štefánik Observatory • Museum Kampa and Werich Villa • Karel Zeman Museum • House at the Golden Ring • Vrtba Garden* • House at the Black Madonna • National Technical Museum • Vyšehrad gothic cellar and casemates and Gorlice Hall • Museum of Decorative Arts • House at the Stone Bell • Railway Kingdom • Planetarium* • Kunsthalle • House of Photography • DOX - Center for Contemporary Art • National Museum of Agriculture • Public Transport Museum • Municipal Library - Gallery • The Podskalská Customs Office at Výtoň • Villa Pellé • HC Sparta Praha* • Ctěnice Chateau Complex • Marold Panorama* • Troja Chateau* • New Town Hall - observation tower* • Galerie Tančící dům • Villa Winternitz Tours:• Old Town and Jewish Town (EN, DE)• Mysterious Medieval Underground (EN)• Royal Legacy – Prague Castle & Lesser Town (EN) Discounts are available at:• Great South Tower of St. Vitus Cathedral - 50% off • Guides and Tours - private tours - discount - 200 CZK off • Evening eco-cruise with a glass of Prosecco - 20% off • Lunch cruise on a glass boat - 20% off • Dinner cruise - 20% off • FOK Prague Symphony Orchestra - 20 % off* • Illusion Art Museum Prague 25 % off • Dinosauria Museum Prague - 10 % off • Café Municipal House - coffee for free • iMucha - 30 % off* (*seasonal) You can find the complete list in the app or on the website praguevisitorpass.eu

Prague: Old Town, Astronomical Clock & Underground Tour

5. Prague: Old Town, Astronomical Clock & Underground Tour

Explore Prague’s main historical area including its 12th-century hidden underground and learn more about the city’s major historical events, important figures, and life in dark medieval times. Walk across Charles Bridge and then explore the complex labyrinth of the Old Town. Continue on your adventure as you explore the deep dungeons and chambers under Old Town Square with another expert guide. Learn more about the sites you visit such as Prague’s most famous bridge surrounded by legends and numerological mysteries, the world-unique “Orloj” Astronomical Clock with impressive mechanisms, or Jewish Quarter and its still-preserved old cemetery and synagogues. From Prague’s most significant public execution and twisted tale of The Clock master creator’s fate, through emperor Charles IV.’s “golden” era, to the locals’ fight for freedom and democracy in the 20th century times — you will learn a great deal about the city’s major historical events, important figures, and life in medieval times. As a bonus, enjoy a breathtaking view from the top of Old Town Hall tower.

Prague: Old Town Hall Medieval Underground Guided Tour

6. Prague: Old Town Hall Medieval Underground Guided Tour

Prague’s underground can compete with Paris or Rome in its complexity. In the mysterious underground of the Old Town Hall, we’ll discover not only former Romanesque and Gothic houses, but also the original street. The complex underground system is older than the town hall itself and the labyrinth of medieval halls, corridors, and tunnels is also the largest of its kind in Prague. Experience the life of Praguers in Middle Ages, discover how people lived here in the 12th century and find out what they had to deal with. Travel back almost a millennium and immerse yourself in the ancient times of a booming city of Prague.

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Our guide was a young person but had a lot of knowledge about the history of this tour. Also he added here and there some funny and comical notes to lighten up the mood. Recommended 100%

We got excellent information from our guide. The day was interesting, filled with great stories and informative. Would highly recommend this tour

Super guided tour in English Exciting and entertaining as the guide had a sense of humor (Veronica)

all the tour was perfect. our guide George was with humour and full of knowledge.

Great guide! Lots of stories and engaged the kids!