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Brno: Historic Downtown Walking Tour

1. Brno: Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Stroll through the historic center of Brno, capital of Moravia, and admire rich architectural treasures by day or in the evening. Visit top attractions such as the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. Follow your guide to piazzas such as Liberty Square (the main market square from the Middle Ages), Freedom Square and Capuchin Square (Kapucínské náměstí), where the crypt of the Capuchin Monastery holds the mummified remains of city noblemen. Go to the Vegetable Market, situated over a labyrinth of underground corridors that were used to store food, brew beer and mature wine. Look at the allegorical carvings of the Parnassus Fountain and admire the Renaissance facade of the Reduta Theatre, where Mozart once played. Hear the legend of the dragon and the wheel at the Old Town Hall, and see the New Town Hall, House of the Noblemen of Leipa, and Church of St. James before heading back along Joseph Street (Josefska). During festive holidays, such as Christmas and Easter, visit traditional markets and get to know more about the Czech traditions and customs.

From Vienna: Full-Day Trip to Prague

2. From Vienna: Full-Day Trip to Prague

Take a full-day trip to the Czech Republic while you are in Vienna. Explore the culture and history of the Golden City of Prague. Discover the main highlights like Charles Bridge, Jewish Cemetery, and more. The tour starts with pickup from your central hotel in Vienna at the pre-arranged time. As you travel through Moravia on your 4-hour trip to the Czech Republic, enjoy the scenery of the historical Czech lands. Visit Prague's most famous sights such as the National Theater, Charles Bridge, the elegant residences lining the river, Parisian Street, the Jewish Cemetery, Wenceslas Square, and the Old Town Square. For all beer lovers, don't miss an opportunity to taste the best beer in the world by sampling a Czech brew. Your tour concludes with transportation back to Vienna.

3-Hour Brno Themed Walking Tours

3. 3-Hour Brno Themed Walking Tours

Brno is the second largest city in the Czech Rebublic. The city can be proud of its numerous landmarks, which are proof of its rich 800-year history. The city became historically important during the Thirty Year War, as it was the only town in Central Europe able to defend itself against the siege by the Swedish army. Functionalist architecture contributed to giving the city its modernist metropolis appearance.  You can choose from these three thematic walking tours: Functionalism in Brno with Villa Tugendhat Garden entrance:  Brno is known for its functionalist buildings with minimalist design. Take a closer look at the architecture with your expert guide. Visit the gardens of Villa Tugendhat and see buildings see buildings by Ludwig Mies van den Rohe, Bohuslav Fuchs, Ernst Wiesner and others. History and Architecture: This tour is designed for lovers of history. It is led by a historian guide who will introduce the history of Brno from the Middle Ages to the present day and the most important architectural buildings. Legends of Brno: On this tour you will get to know the old Brno in a fun way by learning more about the city's most famous old legends. Learn about the Brno dragon, the stone virgin, Baron Trenck, Capuchin mummies, and much more.

WWII and Communism History in Prague's Old Town Private Tour

4. WWII and Communism History in Prague's Old Town Private Tour

On this WWII and Communism-themed tour you will discover the turbulent events of the German occupation of Czechoslovakia, the Operation Anthropoid, the 1945 Uprising, the Salinization and the Velvet Revolution. Get to know the events and personalities of Prague’s occupation and liberation. The 2-hours walking tour will start with a walk through Josefov, which is one of the best preserved Jewish Ghettos in Europe. You will see the Maisel Synagogue and the Spanish Synagogue and hear about the horrors of the transportation of Czech Jews to the Theresienstadt concentration camp and Hitler’s horrific plan to create the “museum of the extinct race”. Prague played an important part in defeating the Nazi regime. Your Private Guide will give you the details of the Prague Uprising at the Old Town Square. You will see the iconic Astronomical Clock on the facade of the Old Town Hall, which suffered heavy damage during the bloody battles of May 5-9, 1945. The involvement of the Red Army in the liberalization of the city was later used by the Czechoslovak Communist Party to increase the support for communism. Next, you will walk to the Petschek Palace, the former seat of the Gestapo headquarters. On the corner of the building you will find a memorial plaque dedicated to the Czech resistance and you will hear of their efforts, interrogations and tortures. The tour will end on the historic Wenceslas Square, which was used by the Nazis for mass demonstrations and where the mass demonstrations of the 1989 Velvet Revolution took place. Choose the extended 4-hours option to visit the Museum of Communism to get an insight into the life in Communist-era Czechoslovakia. The museum covers the events from the four decades of communist rule in the country, including the Cold War, Prague Spring, Soviet Invasion of 1968, suicide of student Jan Palach, and the Velvet Revolution. You will hear the stories of the totalitarian regime, propaganda, censorship, political trials and executions. This is a must-see to gain a true understanding of Praguers heroic efforts to gain independence and democracy.

Brno: Private Walking Tour

5. Brno: Private Walking Tour

Welcome to Brno, a Czech city known for its architectural heritage. It is one of the most interesting cities in the country, with its stunning architecture, long history, and many green recreational areas. Follow us to discover the old town, make a wish at Parnas Fountain, the baroque architectural monument of the city and admire the 12th-century St. Peter and Paul Cathedral. Taking a stroll through Brno’s fabulous parks and surrounding nature, you will get a chance to explore the city's most significant architectural and historic landmarks.

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What people are saying about Brno

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 116 reviews

Prague itself was beautiful. I wish our guide Luka would have given us more information. He sounded like he just wanted to rush through it.

The guide made the tour very interesting and entertaining and provided us with a lot of art historical knowledge. Top!

Personal, flexible, adaptable guide, central theme in the tour - again at any time.

The tour was very entertaining and we really enjoyed it.

Fantastic guide. Bery kind woman and knowledgeable!!!