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Old Town Square, Prague

Old Town Square, Prague: Our most recommended tours and activities

Prague: City Highlights By Bus, Boat, and on Foot

1. Prague: City Highlights By Bus, Boat, and on Foot

Visit some of Prague’s most fascinating monuments and neighborhoods on a guided tour by boat, bus, and on foot. Learn more about the history of the city and its famous landmarks with your knowledgeable guide. For the first part of the tour, explore the charming Old Town on an air-conditioned minibus. Take a 30-minute journey past landmarks including the Dancing House, Wenceslas Square, and the National Gallery. You’ll then be dropped at Prague Castle for a 75-minute walking tour of the largest ancient castle in the world. Walk through the grounds that occupy 70,000 square meters of space. Enjoy some of the best vantage points of the city, perfect for snapping excellent photos. From there, head back to the Old Town Square and the Astronomical Clock. Here your guide will explain its history and the meaning of its moving sculptures. You will then take a walking tour to enjoy the solemn beauty of the Jewish Quarter, the location of some of the city's finest architecture. Finally, embark on a relaxing river cruise along the Vltava River. Sit back and unwind on an approximately 60-minute trip along the water, or head up to the upper deck and enjoy views of the city and the famous Charles Bridge.

Prague: 24 or 48-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus

2. Prague: 24 or 48-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus

Avoid the hassle of organized group tours and explore Prague at your own pace with a combined 24 or 48-hour ticket to the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus.  Once onboard the bus, you will be provided with headphones and an audio guide (available in 17 languages), with onboard staff available at all times to lend assistance. Listen to the fascinating history of Prague and see its famous landmarks. Explore the Red and Green line routes of the city. Green line stops include: • Na Františku (near Ministry of Industry and Trade), • Old Town Square, • Malostranské náměstí (next to Holy Trinity Column)• Jiráskovo náměstí (beside the Dancing House), • Václavské náměstí (at corner of Krakovská street)• Hlavní nádraží (in front of Main Train Station) Red line stops include: • Prague Castle • Dlabačov• Náměstí Kinských• Jiráskovo náměstí (beside the Dancing House), • I.P. Pavlova (at corner of Sokolská street)• Karlov (B. Němcové street)• Hlavní nádraží (in front of Main Train Station)

Prague: Old Town Hall & Astronomical Clock Entrance Ticket

3. Prague: Old Town Hall & Astronomical Clock Entrance Ticket

The Old Town Hall is located on the Old Town Square and was established in 1338 as the seat of the Old Town administration. The complex consists of 5 buildings. The dominant part of the building is a Gothic tower with a chapel and a unique astronomical clock, where every hour between 9:00 AM and 11:00 PM, the twelve apostles rotate. Start your tour on the first floor, where the state rooms are located. Continue to the Gothic chapel of the Virgin Mary and the ceremonial halls. Afterwards, use the staircase leading to the third floor to the viewing gallery of the 70-meter tall tower and enjoy the most amazing views of Prague. A guided visit of the Old Town Hall medieval underground is included in your entrance ticket, so make sure not to miss out!

Prague: Old Town, Medieval Underground & Dungeon Tour

4. Prague: Old Town, Medieval Underground & Dungeon Tour

The city of Prague may be famous for its beautiful architecture but the real mystery of the city lies below. On this guided tour step away from the masses and explore a different city - one that exists under the cobblestoned streets of Old Town. Your guide will show you a part of the Czech capital that hasn't changed much since the 12th century. On your underground visit learn about the incredible history behind the system of rooms, corridors, and cellars that lie underneath Prague. During the tour, hear stories about the medieval period of Prague when these premises were still in use, and discover what life must have been like at this time for its inhabitants. You will also visit the medieval Dungeon and see the display of torture and executions.

Prague Castle 2.5-Hour Tour Including Admission Ticket

5. Prague Castle 2.5-Hour Tour Including Admission Ticket

Discover Prague Castle and its remarkable history on a guided walking tour with a local guide. Walk over the Charles Bridge, visit St. Vitus Cathedral, and see Golden Lane, marveling at the stunning architecture and rich history behind each landmark. Your 2.5-hour guided tour begins at the Charles Bridge, where your guide will provide a short historical overview of the history of Prague Castle. Cross Charles Bridge and make your way to Lesser Town Square, where a tram will take you to the Castle. When you enter St. Vitus Cathedral, hear stories about princes, kings, and emperors, and the ceremonial history of the site. Tour the old castle, Vladislav Hall, and then head to St. George's Basilica, where your guide will tell you about Czech saints. Visit the area known Golden Lane, where your guide will tell you about the lives of the local residents.

Prague: Complete Bike Tour

6. Prague: Complete Bike Tour

Hop on for a relaxed bike ride encountering the highlights of this magnificent city, under the guidance of an enthusiastic guide. Prague highlights bike tour is a great and lovely way to discover all of the highlights whilst enjoying history, architecture, modern arts and all other secrets this beautiful city has to offer. Some of the sights you will experience include the old town square, Jewish Quarter, the awe-inspiring Prague castle and many more hidden treasures. During the tour you will be regaled with legends, stories, history and anecdotes, enabling you to experience Prague like never before and giving you a unique experience. The group determines the pace, if you want to stop for a drink, photo opportunities or just simply to soak up the view, just let your guide know and they will make sure it happens at the best spots. This 3 hour bicycle tour is suitable for all (not too strenuous) and is always under the supervision of a vigilant and enthusiastic guide.

Prague: Glow Golf Mini Golf Game by UV Light

7. Prague: Glow Golf Mini Golf Game by UV Light

Take part in one of Prague’s newest attractions, and play a game of mini golf in the dark! Challenge your friends or family to a game of mini golf under black light. Located in downtown Prague, close to most tourist attractions and just 10 minutes walk from Old Town Square, the 19-hole course is illuminated by UV lights that create fun colors on the obstacles, golf balls, room decorations, and putters. Play one game of mini golf for an unlimited time, and admire street art murals of Czech history and legends. As well as playing mini golf, you can sit down to enjoy a drink and chat with your friends, or play one of the additional games available, including billiards, darts, and pinball.

Prague Ghost Tour: Dark Shadows of the Old Town

8. Prague Ghost Tour: Dark Shadows of the Old Town

Stroll the cobblestone streets and alleys of Old Town Prague in the shadow of night, and visit medieval monuments where tales are told. Meet your guide in the city center and prepare to be thrilled as much as you are chilled; by tales of terror and terrible hauntings, of ghosts and ghouls and things that go bump in the night! Go to Gothic churches still under the spell of the undead, and visit market squares and cemeteries where terrible hauntings take place. You will be led by an expert storyteller who will bring to life some of the ghost stories and tales of terror of Prague’s most atmospheric area. Hear about bloody tragedies along desolate streets, where folklore and superstition lurk in the fringes of everyday life.

Prague: Guided Electric Trike City Highlights Tour

9. Prague: Guided Electric Trike City Highlights Tour

Journey through Prague on a Harley trike — ideal for travelers with limited time. Cover all the must-sees on this panoramic sightseeing tour with a local guide. Meet your guide in Prague and set off through Letna Park, the castle area, Lesser Town, the Jewish Quarter, and Old and New Town. Ride along the riverbank of the Vltava and see the best parks. Pass by the city's iconic monuments, like Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, and Strahov Monastery. On your trikes, you'll effortlessly climb up to the highest points of the city, Letna and Petrin Hills, and observe Prague from the best viewpoints.  Then, see the famous Dancing House and National Theatre, and leave your signature on John Lennon Wall. Finally, ride under Charles Bridge, an ancient icon of the city.

Prague: Historic City Center Bus Tour

10. Prague: Historic City Center Bus Tour

See the best of Prague from an open-top bus, and enjoy panoramic views of all the most famous sights. Depart from near the Old Town Square, where you can admire the Astronomical Clock. Continue through the oldest part of the city, admiring the cobblestone streets that radiate in all directions. Highlights of the Old Town include the Municipal House on the site of the old Royal Court. Marvel at the mosaics on its façade, considered by many to be the most beautiful building in the city. See the sights of the Josefov district, the former Jewish Ghetto of Prague. Completely surrounded by the Old Town, its landmark monuments include the Old-New Synagogue and 19th-century Spanish Synagogue with its Moor-inspired exterior. Pass Prague’s oldest surviving Gothic building at the St. Agnes Monastery. See national monuments, such as the State Opera House and New Town Hall. Admire the bridges over the Vltava River, including the famous Charles Bridge. Upon arrival in the Prague Castle district, enjoy a 30 or 40-minute break for a short stroll around the famous landmarks. Go to the Loreta pilgrimage site. Marvel at the extraordinary architecture of the Dancing House. Other landmarks you will pass on the tour include the National Museum, Rudolfinum Music Hall, and Powder Tower. Along the way, you will learn the history of the city and its famous landmarks from a pre-recorded commentary in your native language, available in 26 different languages (Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Vietnamese).

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What people are saying about Old Town Square, Prague

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The activity can be attended at any time during the date on the ticket. The activity only takes 30-45mins. Great price & informative. The climb to the top of the clock had an excellent view of the city. Would recommend doing this activity if in Prague.

Pleasant day to spend looking for a bit of culture. There were only four of us, the Italian-speaking guide very helpful for any question, serious, professional and very Very interesting to do in Prague

Martina - was a great host. She expertly gave us the history of Prague as well as taking us to some of the best historic pubs. I would definitely recommend this tpur

Tippy was an excellent guide. Went for a two hour ride and it went by so quickly. So informative and such a fun ride! This is a must when visiting Prague!

Great tour to get a feel of the city. Visited all the important areas and got a lot of information about the history. Highly recommended