9. Prague: Old Town and Jewish Quarter 2-Hour Walking Tour
See some of the city’s most iconic sights and landmarks while you listen to entertaining commentary on the history of Prague from your expert guide.
The tour starts in the heart of the Old Town Square, with its magnificent buildings in a range of architectural styles. Throughout the centuries the square, which was originally Prague's largest marketplace, was the site of many historical events up until the 20th century.
From here, walk to the beautiful Theater of the Estates, where Mozart conducted the world premiere of Don Giovanni in 1787. Admire the architecture of this stunning building, which is still used for operas to this date, and learn about the luxurious affairs that have occurred here throughout the years. Head over to the Powder Tower next, an imposing Gothic edifice with fascinating decorations on the facade. Then marvel at the adjoining Municipal House, Prague's preeminent Art Nouveau structure with a stunningly beautiful interior.
Follow your guide towards Ungelt, a onetime customs court for the city, then onto Pařížská Street, Prague's most prestigious boulevard and home to many luxury brands. Listen to your guide share stories of the neighborhood’s colorful history, as you peer behind the stylish facades that line the streets. Continue the tour through the history-rich Jewish Quarter, before taking in the breathtaking and panoramic views at the final stop of the tour, Prague Castle.
Route: Old Town Square – Ungelt – Dušní St. - Vězeňská (Spanish Synagogue) - Pařížská - exteriors of the Jewish Town (Old-New Synagogue, Pinkas Synagogue, Maisel Synagogue) – Široká St. - Palach Square (Rudolfinum) - view of Prague Castle from the Mánes Bridge