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Prague: Ghosts and Legends 1.5-Hour Walking Tour

1. Prague: Ghosts and Legends 1.5-Hour Walking Tour

Take an alternative walking tour of Prague to learn more about the myths and legends of the city through the ages. Hear stories about an ever-changing and unexpected city, and discover some of its hidden secrets. Your guide will tell stirring stories of of old legends, mysteries, and ghosts. If you are not careful, or keep a close watch, you could find yourself face to face with a headless horseman. Stroll quietly down dark streets, and learn the myth behind the skeleton on the Astronomical Clock. Hear about the mysterious elves in the Burgrave’s House in the Prague Castle complex. Discover why a dishonest shopkeeper was drowned. If you are not so lucky you may get a glimpse of a bloody headman’s sword…

Prague: Historic City Center Bus Tour

2. 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).

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 staterooms 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: City Tour By Bus, Boat, and on Foot

4. Prague: City Tour 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: 3-Hour Old Town and Prague Castle Tour in German

5. Prague: 3-Hour Old Town and Prague Castle Tour in German

Go on an exciting journey and discover the capital of the Czech Republic. If you are visiting Prague for the first time and want to get an overview of the city, this tour is the perfect choice. Start your guided tour at the Old Town Square, which is the main market square in the old town of Prague and the site of the Church of Mother of God before Týn. Stroll along the picturesque streets and pass Estates Theater as well as Charles University. Next, see the Old Town Hall with its astronomical clock, where you can marvel at a masterpiece of Gothic science. Walk to the birth place of Franz Kafka and discover the Jewish quarter. Visit Maisel Synagogue and Pinkas Synagogue, before you stroll along the old Jewish cemetery. Then, pass the new town hall and the Clementinum, and head to Charles Bridge. Cross Charles Bridge until you reach the tram station Malostranské Náměsti. From there you will ascend Prague Castle. Wander through the Royal Garden and walk to the presidential office and Hradčany square where you can enjoy the view to the German embassy. Visit St. Vitus Cathedral, the inner courtyards of Prague Castle and Golden Lane. At the end of Golden Lane, you will see Daliborka Tower that used to constitute a part of the rampart. The tour will end at St. Wenceslas vineyard.

Prague: 3-Hour Walking Tour of Old Town & Prague Castle

6. Prague: 3-Hour Walking Tour of Old Town & Prague Castle

Discover the highlights of historic Prague on a guided tour. Visit the castle, the old town square, the church of St. Nicolas, and the Charles Bridge. Listen as your guide paints a colorful picture of how Prague used to be. On this 3-hour guided walk you’ll start at the office of the local partner in Maiselova street, which is just a 4-minutes walk from the Astronomical clock. Hear the historical overview with the legends of Old town. Next, you’ll cross Charles Bridge and take the tram up to Prague Castle to learn about the development of the Charles Bridge and Prague Castle. As you make your way towards the Castle, stop to take in the sites of Hradcany, or the Castle District, and learn its history. Enter Prague Castle and enjoy some final stories of Prague accompanied by magnificent views of the entire city of Prague.

Prague 3-Hour Tour with Astronomical Clock Admission

7. Prague 3-Hour Tour with Astronomical Clock Admission

Start your tour near the Astronomical Clock Tower, where your guide will provide a short historical overview of Prague's Old and New towns. Enter the Astronomical Clock Tower and head to the top, where you’ll be able to take in spectacular views of Prague as your guide tells you about the landmarks and monuments you see.  After visiting the Astronomical Clock Tower your guide will show you historic houses, palaces, churches, theaters, and much more. You’ll see where important figures such as Charles IV, Amadeus Mozart, and Albert Einstein lived and worked. Visit the New Town area as well, and see where major events in Prague’s modern history took place.

Prague: Historic Pubs Tour with Drinks Included

8. Prague: Historic Pubs Tour with Drinks Included

Famous for its breath taking sights, discover the amazing array of artists, actors and musicians from all over the world, that have lived, worked and played in this majestic city. We'll make our way from historic pub to historic pub (4 in total), discovering the outrageous true tales of Hollywood stars, crooked politicians, visiting rock bands, Russian leaders (and their blunders) and the drinking exploits of visiting American presidents! And above all, we'll experience the Czech's adoring passion for their pub culture, beers and drinks. And if you're partial to posting pictures on your social media, then we can promise you some of the best locations in the city for that perfect picture too. So join us in exploring the best of Prague and discover its amazing culture, beauty and humour... with drinks included too!

Prague: Old Town and Jewish Quarter Tour

9. Prague: Old Town and Jewish Quarter Tour

Travel through the story of Prague and the Czech Republic on a guided tour of the Old Town and Jewish Quarter, and learn chapters from the city’s timeless and sometimes turbulent history. Hear the historical tales behind the house signs and statues on Powder Tower. Go to the Municipal House, and marvel at the façade of the Church of St. Nicholas. See the legendary Astronomical Clock on Old Town Square. Venture into the heart of the Old Town, before going to the former Jewish Ghetto, where your guide will tell bizarre stories about Rabi Loew’s legendary monster Golem, talk of Jewish habits and traditions, and tell the story of the Jewish writer Kafka's life and work. See city synagogues, including the oldest in Europe. Discover the site of the Jewish Town Hall. Visit the Old Jewish Cemetery, and build a picture of life for the Jewish community throughout the history of Prague.

Prague: Iconic Insider Exterior Grand Walking Tour

10. Prague: Iconic Insider Exterior Grand Walking Tour

Visit some of the most iconic monuments and neighborhoods of Prague on a guided walking tour. Start your morning tour at the activity provider's office, located just a 2-minute walk from Old Town Square. Explore the Old Town Square and hear historical facts which played a vital role in forming the whole Czech nation. See the places where famous personalities like Albert Einstein, Amadeus Mozart, or Charles the IV were born, lived, and worked. Next, cross the Charles Bridge and admire the architectural beauty along with the historical significance of this world-famous bridge. Move on and take a tram to Pohořelec tram station and discover why Prague became the astronomical center of the world. From there, head towards the Castle district and learn about its history. Enjoy the magnificent views of the entire city of Prague from Hradčany square where you will also experience the highlight of the day, the changing of the Guard. Begin your afternoon tour by meeting your guide in front of the St Vitus Cathedral's main entrance. See the spectacular Prague Castle and know about the whole story of the Castle, Jewish Town, and Old Town from your expert knowledgeable guide. Visit the Jewish Town, a totally different part of the city. Hear about the rich history and the deeply touching stories of the people who lived here. Walk through the cobbled stone streets and see the synagogues, old Jewish Cemetery, and finally, enter the famous Old Town of Prague. End your journey at one of the restaurants recommended by our guide. Your expert guide will also suggest what else to visit and what you can not miss in Prague and the whole Czech Republic.

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What people are saying about Prague Astronomical Clock

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 4,162 reviews

This was a fun way to see the city at night. Our guide Magdalena was good at telling the spooky stories and intriguing legends of the Old Town and Jewish Quarter. It was a fair amount of walking, almost totally flat, but I saw things I wouldn’t have noticed and went to little nooks I wouldn’t have known to visit if not for this tour. It was a nice way to spend the evening.

Martina our tour guide was fantastic with so much knowledge. The tour is a fantastic way to see Pragues main sights and as a guide for what you may want to revisit yourselves. Can highly recommend.

Very nice and interesting tour with a Russian language guide. I learned a lot new.

Everything was very well organized. Jan was very competent. We liked it very much.

Entertaining, interesting, beautiful on foot, by boat and by bus