St Nicolas church

 

PRAGUE (Praha)

 

is the capital of the Czech Republic situated in Central Europe. The rich  history of the city covers more than 1000 years. Prague  illustrates the gallery of all architectural styles represented by churches, palaces, bridges, towers, houses and narrow medieval streets. The intact historical core of the city is unique by its setting and compactness.

 

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WALKING TOURS

Prague Introduction

Jewish Quarter

Off the Royal Route Tour

Baroque Prague Tour

Prague Castle and the Hradcany

Royal and Palace Gardens

Left Bank of the River Vltava

Right Bank of the River Vltava

Prague Exploration

 

 

PRIVATE WALKING TOURS

 

The historic centre of Prague is made up of 5 historic districts, spanning both banks of the river Vltava. On the right bank there is the Old Town with the picturesque Old Town Square next to the Jewish Quarter and the New Town with the Wenceslas Square. The Baroque Lesser Town and the Castle District with the monumental Prague Castle are situated on the left bank of the river.   More about Prague.

 

The best enjoyment of Prague is guaranteed on foot. The historic centre is a maze of narrow, one-way streets between pedestrian zones. The sights are close to each other. For longer distances a car may be arranged on request. 

 

The below suggested private TOURS are within the historic district and can be fully tailored to your needs. They all last approx. 4 hours.  You can combine them and make a whole day tour including the stop for lunch. Two days are recommended to get the most out of Prague. Check the 2 days Prague Exploration Tour and its special price.

 

 

 

Astronomical Clock

Astronomical Clock

 

 

Prague Introduction Tour will give you a glance of the main attractions: 

  • Prague Castle - the world's largest castle complex 

  • Charles Bridge - open-air gallery of Baroque statuary on the Gothic bridge

  • Old Town and the famous Old Town Square including the Astronomical Clock

  • Jewish Town including the oldest active synagogue in Europe

 

 

 

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Old-New Synagogue

Old-New Synagogue

 

On the  Jewish Quarter Tour  you will get acquainted with: 

  • History of  Jews in Bohemia and Moravia

  • The largest European collection of Jewish artefacts

  • Memorial of 80 000 Jews who were murdered during the WW2

  • The best preserved Jewish historical cemetery in Europe

  • Old-New Synagogue - the oldest extant European synagogue

  • Jewish Customs and Traditions (festivals, birth, wedding, everyday life, death)

  • Moorish style Spanish synagogue

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Vrtba Garden

Vrtba Garden

 

 

 

Off the Royal Route Tour will take you to less frequented sites within the historical centre. It is an ideal tour for those who are interested to see more than what is included in their travel package. This tour does not cover the main attractions (Old Town Square and Astronomical Clock, Jewish Quarter, Charles Bridge and Prague Castle). Full day tour.

  • Strahov Monastery - Monastery of the Premonstratensian Order and Baroque libraries

  • or Loreto - Sanctuary of Our Lady, treasury and carillion

  • Romantic New World walk

  • Magical Lesser Town and its Italian Quarter

  • Fabulous High Baroque St. Nicolas Church - get to know the history of Jesuits

  • The Vrtba Garden - a jewel of the Baroque gardens (summer only)

  • or the Church of Our Lady featuring the Infant Jesus of Prague

  • National Theatre

  • Wenceslas Square and its hidden secrets or the oldest brewery in Prague

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Philosophical Hall

Strahov Library

 

 

Baroque Prague Tour will bring you back in time to the 17th and 18th century by visiting the following sites located in the Castle District and the Lesser Town:

  • Strahov Monastery Baroque Library (optionally exclusive entrance into the Baroque libraries)

  • The Prague Loreto Pilgrimage site including Santa Casa, treasury and an intimate church of the Nativity of Our Lord

  • Baroque Jewel - St Nicolas Church

  • the Vrtba garden - a pearl of Prague Baroque gardens

 

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St Vitus

Towers of St Vitus Cathedral

 

 

Prague Castle and the Castle District (Hradcany) will draw your attention to:

  • St Vitus Cathedral  - the largest and the most important church in Prague

  • Old Royal Palace - a seat of medieval kings

  • St George Basilica - the oldest surviving church within the complex

  • Golden Lane  -  pictoresque street including legendary houses of alchymists

  • Loreto - Sanctuary of Our Lady, treasury and carillion

  • Strahov Monastery - Monastery of the Premonstratensian Order and Baroque libraries

 

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Ledebour Garden

Ledebour Garden

 

 

Royal and Palace Gardens will enchant you by:

  • Vrtba Garden - a pearl of  Prague Baroque gardens

  • Royal Gardens/Waldstein Garden

  • Palace Gardens - charming Baroque gardens below the Prague Castle which were renovated and sponsored by Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and Vaclav Havel, President of the Czech Republic

 

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Lesser Town

Lesser Town

 

 

Left (West) Bank of the River Vltava will offer you:

  • Strahov Monastery and its wonderful views (optionally exclusive entrance into the Baroque libraries)

  • Baroque pilgrimage Prague Loreto

  • Prague Castle  - the world's largest castle complex 

  • Palace Gardens - charming Baroque gardens below the Prague Castle which were renovated and sponsored by Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and Vaclav Havel, President of the Czech Republic

  • Lesser Town -  Baroque quarter with St Nicholas Church and hidden intimate squares

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Dancing House

Dancing Building

(Ginger in a glass skirt next to Fred)

 

 

Right (East) Bank of the River Vltava highlights: 

  • Old Town - Old Town Square, Astronomical Clock, Art-Nouveau Municipal House, Powder Gate, the oldest university building in Central Europe, the Estates Theatre

  • New Town - Wenceslas Square, National Theatre, the Dancing House (F.O.Gehry)

  • Charles Bridge - open-air gallery of  Baroque statuary on the Gothic bridge

 

 

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Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

 

On Prague Exploration Tour you will see the finest of the city: 

 

1st day

  • Strahov Monastery including the beautiful Baroque libraries

  • Prague Castle and the Hradcany

  • Charming Palace Gardens below the Prague Castle (only April-Oct)

  • Lesser Town - a Baroque quarter with St. Nicholas Church and "Infant Jesus of Prague"

  • John Lennon's wall

2nd day

  • Charles Bridge - open-air gallery of Baroque statuary on the Gothic bridge

  • Old Town - Old Town Square, Astronomical Clock, Art-Nouveau Municipal House,    Powder Gate, the oldest university building in Central Europe, the Estates Theatre

  • Jewish Quarter - Old-New Synagogue, Old Jewish Cemetery, Jewish Museum

  • New Town - Wenceslas Square and Velvet Revolution

Special Price

 

It is two full-days walking tour, each day approx. 7 hours incl. lunch time.

 

You can also consider 4 half-day tours instead (at regular price).

 

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