Sample itinerary 0.5:
In a half day INTRODUCTION TOUR you can see the highlights of Prague and get a feel for the city. You will see:
Old Town (Stare Mesto) - covers the Old Town Square and the Astronomical Clock, Art Nouveau Municipal House, medieval merchant's courtyard Ungelt.
Jewish Quarter (Josefov) - see exteriors of the Old-New Synagogue, High Synagogue, Jewish Town Hall and the Pinkas Synagogue. To access the famous Old Jewish Cemetery you have to buy a ticket for the whole Jewish Museum. See the Jewish Tour.
Charles Bridge (Karluv most) - a Gothic bridge dated to 1357 features open-air gallery of Baroque statuary.
Little Town (Mala Strana) - we will visit romantic Kampa Island, John Lennon's Wall, Maltese Knights complex, lovely Vrtba Garden (in summer), astonishing Baroque St Nicolas Church and Renaissance and Baroque palaces and houses.
Prague Castle (Hradcany) - we walk through courtyards of the Prague Castle and visit the St Vitus cathedral if not too crowded.
Depending on location of your hotel (starting point) and timing some sights might be skipped and some might be added. You will see only exteriors of the synagogues and you will be able to peek in some of the churches.
Duration: 4 hours
Price: 790 CZK (approx. US$33) per hour for a group of 2-4 people excl. entrance fees
This walking tour can be customized. More half-day tours you can find here.
SUGGESTIONS after the tour:
- From the Prague Castle walk down through the St Wenceslas Vineyard and taste some good Moravian wine. In summer you can continue to the Wallenstein Garden (closed Nov-March) and Wallenstein Palace (open only on weekends 10am to 5pm) located in the Lesser Town. Free entrance.
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