Prague Historical Walking Tour of Old Town, New Town, and The Jewish Quarter

Get to grips with Prague's 1,000 years of tumultuous history on this 3-hour walking tour. Guided by a historian, visit key sites in the Old Town and the New Town. Learn about the key events in the Czech capital's past while marveling at the city's extraordinary architecture, including the Gothic, the Renaissance and the Baroque styles.

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$69

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Duration

3 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Historian guide
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Charles Bridge, Karluv Most, Prague 11000 Czech Republic

    Discuss the 600+ year history of the Gothic bridge lined with Baroque statues of saints and it's unique role in the development of Prague.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Restaurace Bellevue, Karoliny Světlé 34, Staré Město, 110 00 Praha-Praha 1, Czechia

    Discuss the symbolism of the location of the headquarters of the Soviet Army at the end of WWII.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Bethlehem Chapel, Betlemske namesti 255/4, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    Discuss Jan Hus and his role in the reformation of the Catholic church and the Protestant Reformation.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: St. Giles Church, Husova 234/8, Prague Czech Republic

    Discuss Czech religious wars, Reformation and Counter-reformation as it is reflected in the Baroque interior decoration of the Gothic church.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: New Town, Prague Czech Republic

    Discuss the 600+ year old history of the New Town and its relationship to Prague as the capitol of the Holy Roman Empire.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Vaclavske namEsti, Vaclavske namesti, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    Discuss the history of the square in the context of the history of Prague and the Czech Republic.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: The Estates Theatre, Zhelezna 540/11, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    Discuss Mozart's relationship to Prague and the Age of Enlightenment.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: St. Nicholas' Church, Staroměstské nám. 1101, Staré Město, 110 00 Praha-Praha 1, Czechia

    Discuss the history of Czech religious reversals of fortune as well as the role of the Baroque and Gothic architecture.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock, StaromEstske NamEsti 1, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    View and discuss the history of the Old Town Hall and the symbolism of the Astronomical Clock.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Jan Hus Monument, Praha 1 Staromestske Namesti, Prague 11000 Czech Republic

    Discuss the revolutionary role of Jan Hus within the development of European Christianity as well as the history of the Czech lands.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Old Town Square, Staroměstské nám., 110 00 Praha 1-Staré Město, Czechia

    Discuss the 1000 year old history, politics and architecture of the ancient town market.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Parizska Street, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    Discuss the history and the destruction of the Jewish Ghetto of Prague.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Metronome, Nabrezi Edvarda Benese Letná Park, Prague 118 00 Czech Republic

    Discuss the symbolism of the sculpture and the Stalinist history of the site.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Statue of Franz Kafka, Spalena 2121/22 Quadrio Shopping Center, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    Revolving, kinetic statue resembling the bust of Franz Kafka by Czech artist David Černý.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Karoliny Světlé 34, Staré Město, 110 00 Praha-Praha 1, Czechia
    Return Detail :
    Prague, Czechia
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Choice of morning and afternoon departure; please advise at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Insight Cities

Activity ID: V-10847P1

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