Jewish History and Old Town Walking Tour of Prague
This 1,5 hour walking tour gives you the Prague landmarks and the atmosphere that made Prague one of Europe’s top destinations. Explore the oldest and most important sights of the former Jewish ghetto and the Old Town of Prague. Learn about the ancient history of Jewish people in the Czech lands and see their unique monuments such as the oldest preserved synagogue in the whole of Europe! Descent into the maze of cobbled streets of the Old Town, admire the stunning architecture of the Old Town Square and its prodigious Astronomical Clock - all this with a knowledgeable local guide!
per adult from
1 hour 30 minutes
What's included :
- Professional guide
- Small group tour
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Křižovnické náměstí, Křižovnické nám., 110 00 Praha 1-Staré Město, Czechia
Start the tour in the very heart of the city – by the Charles Bridge – and enjoy one of the most beautiful views of Prague panorama.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Jewish Town Hall (Zidovska radnice), Maiselova 18, Prague Czech Republic
As you head to the old Jewish Quarter, once the largest Jewish settlement in Europe, you learn about turbulent history of the Jewish people in the Czech lands. The Prague Jewish Quarter with its six historical synagogues, a Jewish Town Hall, magical Old Jewish Cemetery and the unique genius loci is one of the best preserved in the world. Admire an imposing frontage of the Old New Synagogue - the oldest extant synagogue in the whole of Europe – according to one of the legends the resting place of the legendary Golem, the predecessor of Frankenstein’s monster. Walk in the footsteps of Franz Kafka and feel the environment which had shaped this writer who is regarded as one of the most influential authors of 20th century. Your guide will unveil some of Jewish Town’s old stories and legends connected to this specific part of old Prague.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock, StaromEstske NamEsti 1, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic
Continue to the Old Town Square, an old marketplace, originally built in the 11th century. It is only here where the true heart of Prague beats - on the most beautiful square in Prague, dominated by the splendid gothic Church of Our Lady Before Týn, monumental Church of St. Nicholas and the Old Town Hall. As the hour approaches, you get to see one of the Prague's highlights – the famous medieval Prague Astronomical Clock - which has been measuring time for more than six centuries. Our guide leads you through winding medieval streets, lined with pictoresque buildings and churches and lets you taste some more of countless sights and monuments of the Old Town, be it Mozart’s favourite Estates Theatre, Carolinum, the medieval university seat or the jewel of cubist architecture – House at the Black Madonna.
Duration: 45 minutes
Departure Point :Křižovnické náměstí, Křižovnické nám., 110 00 Praha 1-Staré Město, Czechia
Departure Time :1:00 PM
Return Detail :Prague, Czechia
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- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.