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Prague's Historical Highlights

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    2.5 hours

  • Start time

    9:45am 

  • Meeting Point
    Republic Square 3 (The yellow kiosk of Prague Sightseeing Tours & Cityrama)
  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the Old Town Hall

Key Highlights

  • In just three hours you will see all the major landmarks of this beautiful city
  • Take a stroll in the grounds of Prague Castle
  • The tour is led by a local expert guide

Overview

The expansive history and cultural richness of Prague are revealed in this comprehensive city tour.

See one of Europe’s most beautiful opera houses, and feel the cosmopolitan electricity of Wenceslas Square, where the National Museum holds court.

See the New Town Hall in Charles Square, where Prague’s first defenestration took place in 1419, sparking an influential movement that called for reforms in the Catholic Church.

Walk around the courtyard of the Prague Castle, a magnificent Baroque creation whose history stretches back more than a millennium.

Admire the Gothic splendor of St. Vitus Cathedral and watch the 12 apostles mark the hour on the Old Town Hall clock.

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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 Historical Highlights Tour. This tour will showcase the following historic monuments of Prague over three and a half fascinating hours (all sites will only be seen from the outside): • The State Opera: Gustav Mahler, Alexander Zemlinsky, and Richard Strauss are among the legendary composers who have performed at this 19th century opera house. • The National Museum: The oldest and largest museum in the Czech Republic, the National Museum features over 14 million items from the areas of history, natural history, arts, music and librarianship. • Wenceslas Square: Anchored by the main neo-Renaissance building of the National Museum, this main boulevard of Prague is a vibrant cosmopolitan area with hotels, restaurants, bars, clubs and shops. • Charles Square: Designed as a castle marketplace, this is the largest square in Prague. Here you’ll find the high tower of the New Town Hall and the 17th century Church of Saint Ignatius. • Prague Castle: Originally built from timber and protected by soil ramparts in 870 AD, Prague’s most defining landmark has fallen into ruin and been rebuilt numerous times in its 1100 year history. Enjoy the chance to walk around the Castle courtyard. • St. Vitus Cathedral: Located in the Castle courtyard, this Gothic masterpiece is the seat of the Archbishop of Prague and houses the graves of many Bohemian kings. • Old Town Hall: Cross the Vitava River to reach the Old Town Square, see St. Nicholas church, the Týn Cathedra and site of the Old Town Hall. Look for the apostles to emerge from the main clock, and gaze up at the astronomical clock (Horloge), which places earth in the middle of the universe. Your tour ends at the Old Town Hall.

Inclusions

  • Transportation in air-conditioned coach
  • Multi-lingual Guide (Spanish and German speaking)

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals and drinks

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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.

All sites will only be seen from the outside

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

Customer Reviews

  • 4
    Prague's Historical Highlights
    07/15/2013 PRADIPTA SEN, India
  • 5
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    07/22/2012 Suvajit Mandal, India
  • 5
    Thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience
    10/21/2008 mrs mc maddocks, United Kingdom

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