5 star rating: Highly Recommended 17 Reviews

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  • Location: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)
Explore Old Town and other central Prague attractions on this private walking tour. With an experienced guide, spend three enjoyable hours walking from one famous landmark to the next, including Wenceslas Square, the Estates Theatre, the Astronomical Clock, the Old New Synagogue and the Charles Bridge. See beautiful historic buildings and admire the medieval architecture, learning about the history of Prague as you go from your private guide.

Highlights

  • 3-hour private walking tour in central Prague
  • Follow your private guide down medieval back roads and to top locations like Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square
  • See major attractions, including Charles Bridge and the Astronomical Clock
  • Learn about Prague’s long and turbulent history and hear stories of its heroes and villians
  • Admire views of Prague Castle across the Vltava River

What You Can Expect

Private Walking Tour: Prague Old Town, Wenceslas Square and Jewish Quarter

Prague Private Walking Tour

Your private guide will meet you at your Prague hotel, and then your city walking tour starts with a stroll through the charming alleyways and streets of Old Town, passing sites like Betlemske Chapel. Throughout your tour, your knowledgeable guide will open your eyes to Prague’s history and culture, telling you about the triumphs and tragedies that have taken place in the city over the past 1,000 years.

Follow your guide past sculptures and monuments, making your way to Wenceslas Square, one of the city’s main squares and the historic center of the country’s 20th-century fight against communism and fascism. As you stand amid the city bustle of the square, hear about Czechs who fought for their country’s freedom.

Continue through the heart of the city, passing the Estates Theatre, where Mozart delighted theater-goers in 1787 with the premier of his opera Don Giovanni, and Charles University, founded in 1348, making it one of the oldest universities in Europe. Head to Old Town Square, where you’ll admire its candy-colored buildings, fairytale-like churches with ornate architecture and Prague’s famous Astronomical Clock, which dates back to the early 1400s.

Next, if you want take a break at a local cafe for a cup of coffee or tea or a glass of Czech beer (own expense)! When you’ve refueled, continue your walking tour to the city’s old Jewish quarter, where you’ll learn about the nearly 12 centuries of history of Jewish people in Prague. See the Old Jewish Cemetery, which was in use from the 15th century, and the Old New Synagogue, the oldest active synagogue in Europe.

Finish your tour with a walk to the riverfront, where you’ll stand on the edge of the Vltava and enjoy a wonderful view of Prague Castle and Charles Bridge, two of the city’s most famous sights.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Wonderful guide full of information.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We toured Prague with jounza John. He was very knowledgable. He provided a great historical background and really kept us moving all over the town. He also provided restaurant suggestions and information on other things to do while in Prague. John did a good job of assessing our reas of interest and making the tour specifically interesting to us.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Fantastic!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our guide Michael was young but extremely knowlegeable. Prague is so beautiful and has so much to offer. Would we go again? You betcha!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Vaclav Bicek knew a great deal about Prague having grown up there.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Really made my trip to Prague....the history...local highlights...great coffee and desert bar, that we went to...really enjoyed our tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Mike, our tour guide was wonderful. He shared historic and artistic information with us and gave us a close-up view of the nature of this region which has experienced so much turmoil over time. Additionally he made restaurant recommendations which were exceptional. Thanks Mike for your terrific perspectives.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

My wife and I had the luxury of being the only individuals on this walking tour. Our tour guide was a young lady who gave us a very nice introduction to Prague. This oriented us to everything that we wanted to do in Prague and in the Czech Republic. Our guide was enthusiastic and made the walking tour fun.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Peter is an excellent guide and it made the trip to Prague exceptional.We learnt so much and can highly recommend it to anybody.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

The young man taking us on our tour was delightful. He was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and was able to answer all our questions. I would recommend this tour upon arrival to the city so you would know what and where you would want to explore more in depth.

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