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Prague: Ghosts and Legends of the Old Town Evening Tour

1. Prague: Ghosts and Legends of the Old Town Evening Tour

Explore Prague’s dark past on a guided walking tour through narrow cobbled streets and winding lanes where murderers, alchemists, monsters, and spirits once walked. Listen to dark stories and hear about the spirits that wander through the Old Town. Escape the bustle and noise of the Old Town Square into one of the eeriest parts of Prague, once a den of poverty, plague, and magic. Discover an area often overlooked by tour guides yet full of history, intrigue, and atmosphere. Hear stories of death and betrayal, dark arts, and demonic visions. Learn about the restless spirits said to roam amongst the beautiful architecture of the Old Town and, who knows, perhaps you’ll even meet them face to face, No one will jump out at you to try to scare you. On this tour, the focus is on storytelling and not on special effects or cheap tricks to make the tour "frightening." Not one of the stories is made up. Learn about the mysteries, legends, and tales from the darker side of Prague’s history on a tour for skeptics and believers alike. At the same time, experience a different side of Prague from the regular historical tours.

3-Hour Tour of Alchemy and Mysteries of Prague Castle

2. 3-Hour Tour of Alchemy and Mysteries of Prague Castle

As the crowds thin and twilight descends, your adventure in nighttime Prague begins. Starting from the Old Town Square your guide will take you through streets that are rich in history and legends. Experience an intimate tour that ventures off the beaten path. On your 3-hour tour you’ll visit Prague Castle after the crowds and lines have disappeared. See the monastery where monks once brewed holy beer for the king. Stroll at a leisurely pace through the monastery, New World, Prague Castle, King’s Vineyard, Charles Bridge, and other ancient and enchanting sites. At the Old Town Square, where the history of Prague began, you’ll begin the tour. From there, move to Paris street, the most luxurious in Prague, which, before becoming the most expensive street, was a part of Jewish Ghetto. Here, you will get to learn about the ruler Rudolph II, and find out why did he choose Prague as his home. Then, move to the synagogue, where Golem, the protector of the Ghetto, is supposedly hidden. While walking toward the Manes Bridge you’ll stop to see the interesting corner window that opens onto the charming underworld of the Old Town. Turn the corner and suddenly you’ll come to a place where alchemists once conducted experiments. After crossing the bridge, you’ll marvel at the spectacular views of Prague. Ride up the hill by tram to the 12th-century Strahov Monastery . On the way down to the Prague Castle, you’ll pass the Hole to Hell. Continue on, past the Marian Pillar and will come to the front gate of Prague Castle. A special highlight is the breathtaking view of the 3 spires of St. Vitus Cathedral and Prague Castle. See the medieval Powder Tower, the 10th-century vineyards of St. Wencelaus, and Wallenstein Palace.

Prague: Astronomical Clock Tower Entry Ticket & Audio Guide

3. Prague: Astronomical Clock Tower Entry Ticket & Audio Guide

Old Town Square is the heart of Prague's Old Town as much as it is the heart of the whole city of Prague. Perhaps everyone also knows the majestic building dominating this square - the Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock Tower. Save your time and instead of standing in queues to buy an entry ticket, pick up your ticket conveniently at the activity provider's office located just a few meters away from the tower itself, where you will meet our assistant who will give you a 20-minute introduction about the history of the Old Town Hall, after which you can enjoy your visit with our online audio guide. Let's delve together into the interesting and mysterious history associated with these places. Let's highlight the importance of the Old Town Hall in the history of the Czech lands, and how it grew with this history into its present form. Let's describe the different parts of the Old Town Clock together, or listen to the most famous Old Town legend about the construction of the clock. In addition to all these interesting places, our online audio guide will also take you through Old Town Square, where you will also learn the history of the surrounding buildings and monuments. St. Nicholas Church, Jan Hus Monument, and many more. You will receive the login data for the audio guide on the day of your reservation by a separate email, or our assistant will help you to get started at the meeting place.

Prague: Highlights Tour on e-Scooter or eBike

4. Prague: Highlights Tour on e-Scooter or eBike

Start the journey from the Lesser Quarter, after meeting your well-experienced guide and a brief introduction to your e-Scooter. Set-off on your journey throughout the city.  Your tour will start by riding along the river bank of Vltava, before climbing up to Letna Hill to see the best view of Prague and the metronome where the biggest Stalin monument was erected in`55 and blew up in `62. Continue on your E-Bike to the largest castle complex in the world, Prague Castle. The complex has a thousand-year history and is currently the residence of The President of Czechia. Here you can visit St. Vitus Cathedral or watch the guards changing. Whilst here, you can also visit the Roman Catholic Monastery, built in the 12th-century and home to a brewery as of the 15th-century. This place allows you to reach the highest viewpoint of Prague. Also, get to taste some of the delicious Monastic beer.  During your Prague adventure, you will also get to leave your signature on the famous John Lennon Wall, a must-see whilst in Prague. Take a trip to see the Babies Monument and the peeing statues in the Franz Kafka muzeum, made by Czech Artist David Cerny. Ride on your e-Scooters until you reach the famous Charles and Manes bridge before arriving at Rudolfinium, passing by the old Jewish cemetery and Staranova Synagogue which is the oldest synagogue of Europe. Before you finish your tour, be sure to grab some photos of Old Town Square and its surroundings such as Tyn Church, Jan Hus Monument, and The Clock Tower.

Prague: Old Town and Jewish Quarter 2-Hour Walking Tour

5. 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

Prague: Old Town Square and Astronomical Clock Audio Guide

6. Prague: Old Town Square and Astronomical Clock Audio Guide

Old Town Square is the heart of Prague's Old Town as much as it is the heart of the whole city of Prague. Perhaps everyone also knows the majestic building dominating this square - the Old Town Hall. Let's delve together into the interesting and mysterious history associated with these places. Let's highlight the importance of the Old Town Hall in the history of the Czech lands, and how it grew with this history into its present form. Let's describe the different parts of the Old Town Clock together, or listen to the most famous Old Town legend about the construction of the clock. In addition to all these interesting places, our online audio guide will also take you through Old Town Square, where you will also learn the history of the surrounding buildings and monuments. St. Nicholas Church, Jan Hus Monument, and many more.

5h Prague City Highlights Tour, Local Lunch & Snack Incl.

7. 5h Prague City Highlights Tour, Local Lunch & Snack Incl.

Welcome to Prague: the city of thousand spires, an abundance of monuments, and beauty hiding around every corner. It isn’t always easy to figure out which sites are the most important, which buildings hide the most interesting stories, and how to make the most even of a short visit to the Czech capital... That’s why we came up with this quintessential tour, allowing you to enjoy the best our city has to offer and visit the historical neighborhoods you simply cannot miss during your stay in Prague. Learn the difference between Old Town and New Town, see the magic of the Astronomical Clock, and visit the biggest castle complex in the world during this fun, comprehensive tour! From our meeting spot at the Municipal House to our farewell at the Prague Castle, this tour is jam-packed with historical sites that make up Prague's impressive architectural profile. Missing out on any of these landmarks is like never having visited the city at all! As we wander through the winding alleys of the Old Town, you'll have the chance to admire the stunning Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architectural styles of its many churches and historic buildings. In the Old Town Square, we'll stop to admire the famous Astronomical Clock, one of Prague's most iconic landmarks. Don't forget your camera! Crossing the Vltava River provides us with breathtaking views of the city. Charles Bridge, the second-oldest bridge in the country, has transformed into an open-air gallery and become a symbol of Prague. Next, we'll visit the Church of St. Nicholas, one of the most beautiful churches in the city, whose Bell Tower was used by the secret police during the Communist era to spy on foreign embassies. Together, we'll indulge in a delicious and filling lunch at a traditional restaurant that dates back to the same era as Charles Bridge. And don't worry, we've got vegetarians covered with a meat-free option. Our final stop is the world-renowned Prague Castle. Sitting atop a hill, this is the world's largest castle complex, and no trip to Prague is complete without a glimpse of its magnificent grounds. And if you're up for an even more picturesque end to your tour, let us know and we'll arrange an optional add-on in the form of a river cruise. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a Czech beer (or another beverage) in hand as we sail down the Vltava River on a replica 19th-century sailboat.

Tour of Prague's Old and New Town and boat trip

8. Tour of Prague's Old and New Town and boat trip

We will meet at Wenceslas Square and the guide will tell you about the origins of the square and the roots of St Wenceslas. Do you know the Christmas song "Good King Wenceslas"? This is also where the amazing National Museum building is located. We then make our way to the Old Town. You must see the Old Town Hall and the unique Astronomical Clock. You will learn the history of the construction of the Town Hall and the clock. Then you will meet Jan Hus and his radical followers, learn about the role of the Romani Catholic orders in the medieval history of Prague. You will definitely enjoy the narrow streets of Prague's Old Town. Tourists will walk along the Coronation Procession Lane. We will finish the tour on the Charles Bridge at the monument to Charles VI. The second part of the tour is a 1-hour boat trip. From the window of a comfortable boat you can see the Vltava River. Snacks and a bar are available. Program of the tour: - The Old Town Hall and the Astronomical Clock - Highlights of the Old Town Square - New Town and St. Wenceslas Square -The National Museum - The Statue of Jan Hus - Charles Bridge

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What people are saying about Jan Hus Monument

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 1,245 reviews

With children aged 8 and 10, plan time to do the gardens (long journeys between places, pee breaks, lunch breaks, and children who drag their paws at some point). The visit to the castle was long for my children, they quickly dropped out despite the children's audio guide.

What a very nice tour! Our guide was Alex, he has so much passion for what he told! Learned an awful lot about the history of the city which really brings Prague to life!

Excellent experience with our guide Pavel!- learnt loads of interesting information about Prague’s old town and was thoroughly engaged in super spooky legends

Super interesting and interactive! Our guide was lovely and very entertaining

We had an amazing Time! Daniel was the best! thank you for an amazing time!