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An Introduction to Prague

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Key Highlights

  • This two hour tour provides the perfect introduction to Prague and will help you decide what to go back and explore in more detail
  • The tour is led by a local expert guide
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    2 hours

    Start time

    April - October: 11:00am, 1:30pm and 4:00pm
    November - March: 11:00am & 1:30pm

    Meeting Point

    Republic Square 3 (The yellow kiosk of Prague Sightseeing Tours & Cityrama)

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at Old Town Square

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Prague’s fascinating history and modern character come alive in this two-hour coach tour.

    Feel the cosmopolitan electricity when you drive through Wenceslas Square and admire the classical grandeur of the National Theatre, where Prague’s stars of the stage shine.

    See the resplendent Prague Castle reflected in the Vlatava River and cross the statue-lined Charles Bridge.

    Learn about the history of the city’s old Jewish ghetto and view the oldest existing synagogue in Europe.

    Drive through the Old Town Square, where ancient churches rise in Gothic splendor and apostles count the hours on the astronomical clock of the Old Town Hall.

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    Itinerary

    To join the tour please proceed your way to Republic Square 3 (The yellow kiosk of Prague Sightseeing Tours & Cityrama) from there board an air-conditioned coach for this Prague grand city tour.

    You will see the following sites of Prague from the window of your coach in this compelling two-hour tour:

    Wenceslas Square: Anchored by the main neo-Renaissance

    Prague Castle: Originally built from timber with soil ramparts in 870 AD, Prague’s most defining landmark has fallen into ruin and been rebuilt numerous times in its 1100 year history.

    National Theatre: Situated on the banks of the Vlatava River and looking out over the Prague Castle, the National Theatre is a prominent cultural landmark, playing host to performances of opera, ballet, and drama.

    Lesser Town: Government buildings and restaurants are interspersed with historical churches and palaces.

    Charles Bridge: Completed in 1400, this stone bridge spans the Vltava River and is decorated by an alley of 30 statues and statuaries.

    Former Jewish Quarter: The history of Prague’s former Jewish ghetto stretches back to the 12th century and is the site of the oldest extant synagogue in Europe, the Old-New Synagogue.

    Old Town Square: This square housed the city’s central marketplace in the late 12th century and still boasts magnificently preserved buildings and churches from that era.

    Your tour ends in the Old Town Square.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
    • Multi-lingual Guide (English and German speaking)
    • Audio guide in 26 languages (Czech, German, English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Greek, French, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Magyar, Turkish, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Dutch, Polish, Hebrew, Slovene, Croatian, Arabic, Vietnamese)

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Meals and drinks
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details

    This tour is guided MULTILINGUALLY, that means this tour accompanied in English and German language, maybe 3rd language possible.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • Reviews
    • Quaint and friendly

      Very clean and staff extremely helpful and obliging. Warm in winter. Comfortable bed. Staff had very good English. Cetrally located very close to old square and the not to be...

      Gary S Pickering
    • INTRODUCTION TO PRAGUE

      iT WAS OUR FIRST VISIT TI PRAGUE, AS WE ONLY HAD 2 DAYS TO SEE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE, THIS INFORMATIVE TRIP WAS IDEAL...

      NICOLA BENSON
    • Good Trip with a very nice Guide

      Though it was a cold Day - a nice trip with a recorded English commentary...

      SUNIL NARULA