Private Prague Old Town and Jewish Quarter Walking Tour with Historian Guide

15 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

This 3-hour private walking tour with a historian guide introduces visitors to Prague's 1,000 years of history. Walk through the Old and New Towns and learn about the city from the Middle Ages and Renaissance through the ordeals and triumphs of its modern history.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Insight Cities

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock

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

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Church of Our Lady before Tyn

Discuss the Gothic characteristics of the Tyn church in contrast to the St. Nicholas' church across the square.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At:

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

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Charles Bridge

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: Bethlehem Chapel

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

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

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

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

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

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St Nicholas Church

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: Jan Hus Monument

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: Parizska Street

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

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Statue of Franz Kafka

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

Duration: 5 minutes
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