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Witness the best of Prague Old Town and other Prague highlights on a 3.5-hour private walking tour. As you stroll between the sights, hear absorbing facts about the city’s 1,000-year-old history from your knowledgeable guide. Take in the landmarks of the Old Town Square, including the beautiful Astronomical Clock, admire views of Prague Castle and the exquisite Charles Bridge, and visit the elegant Jewish Quarter and Wenceslas Square, the scene of the 1969 Czech Uprising and 1987 Velvet Revolution. An ideal tour for history buffs and first-time visitors.


  • 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

Start your 3.5-hour private walking tour with a pick up from your central Prague hotel. Then, set off to explore as you learn about Prague’s incredible 1,000-year-old history. If there’s something you want to see more of, just ask your guide. Your tour is private, so the itinerary can be tailored to your interests.

As you stroll around the history-steeped squares and streets, pass by the Bethlehem Chapel, a restored medieval chapel where the Czech national hero Jan Hus preached during the 1400s.

Work your way to Wenceslas Square, the bustling rectangular street that was the setting for two of the country’s defining moments during the 20th century — the 1968 Prague Spring and the 1989 Velvet Revolution against Soviet rule. See the statue of King Wenceslas that acted as a focal point for protestors and learn about the Czechs who fought for their country’s freedom.

Pass the Estates Theatre, where Mozart conducted the premiere of his opera Don Giovanni in 1787, and see Charles University, one of Europe’s oldest universities, and then head into the Old Town Square, the medieval heart of Prague.

Hear how it started life in the 12th century as the city’s main marketplace, and admire the candy-colored buildings, grand churches and mechanical Astronomical Clock, dating back to the 1400s.

Refuel with a drink (own expense) and continue to the former Jewish Quarter. Amble down the elegant streets as your guide tells tales of Prague’s age-old Jewish heritage, and see the Old Jewish Cemetery and Old New Synagogue, Europe’s oldest working synagogue.

Lastly, walk to the Vltava River to snap photos of huge, hilltop Prague Castle and the enchanting Charles Bridge. Your tour then ends in central Prague.

Customer Reviews

Simon L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent tour and our guide Tomas was fantastic. Took the time to explain everything and to show us the things we were really interested in. highly recommended especially the guide.

Antonio I

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Very thorough explanations. Great enthusiasm. Adapted the tour to our needs and goals. Great tour.

Sam S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Our guide Honza John was extremely knowledgeable and engaging during our private walking tour. His wealth of information and proud Czech heritage was impressive. He took the time to get to know our personal backgrounds and interests in order to make our tour extra special and personal. He related worldly events to his historical information and was fun and engaging. We would highly recommend Honza to anyone wanting a private walking tour that highlights Prague's beautiful city.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Perfect guide gave us lot of interesting information.

Duane A Canada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

It was an excellent tour. The guide was excellent and very knowledgable. It was so nice to have a private tour so that we could move at our own pace - ask questions and see as much as possible in the magnificent city of Prague. One of the best tours that I have taken.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Wonderful guide full of information.

pamela j

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.

Victoria G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015


Robert L

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!

Jeffrey J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

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

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