THE MOST PRECIOUS GEMS OF PRAGUE
Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience: discover what makes Prague one of the most visited cities in the world.
Duration: about 6 – 7 hours
Transportation: on foot (transit by taxi to tour starting point at client’s expense)
Available languages: En, Ger, Hun, Hr, Srb, Cz, Sk
Starting time: as desired
Starting Location: dependent on tour route (see below) or at your hotel
Ending Point: dependent on tour route (see below) or at your hotel
Price: As specified in the price-list in accordance with hourly rates
TripAdvisor places Prague among the five most sought-after locations in the world. Come see for yourself! You can embark on the tour from either direction, depending on what part of the city you are lodged in. During this exceptional walk through this extraordinary city and its historical center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you will see dozens of architectonic gems (at least 40 of the most important ones) in an array of architectural styles:
The Jewish Town (Jewish Cemetery, Old-New Synagogue, Pinkas, Maisel, and Spanish Synagogues, Jewish Town Hall, birth place of Franz Kafka); The Old Town Square with the Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock; Týn Church; Ungelt; St. James Church; The Powder Tower; The Municipal Building: a jewel of Art Nouveau; The Royal Coronation Route; The singular Cubistic architecture of Prague; The Estates Theater (associated with Mozart himself); The Karolinum building of Charles University; Clementinum - after Prague Castle, the second most extensive complex of historical buildings in Prague; The Old Town Bridge Tower, a Gothic jewel; Charles Bridge; Prague Venice; Čertovka canal; Kampa Island and Lennon’s Wall; Commandry and church of the Maltese Order; The Church of St. Nicholas with the largest cupola and interior fresco in Central Europe, located in the Lesser Quarter; The Infant Jesus of Prague; The Senate; Nerudova Street; Strahov Monastery offering the most beautiful views in Prague; Pohořelec; Czernínský Palace; Loreta; Hradčany; The medieval Town Hall of Hradčany; Hradčanské náměstí (Castle Square); Tuscany Palace; Schwarzenberg Palace; The Archbishop’s Palace; Prague Castle grounds, St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, Lobkowicz Palace, Golden Lane; Prague Castle Gardens (seasonal); Wallenstein Palace Garden.
Did you know: the first industrial exhibition on the European continent was held in the Prague Klementinum in 1791 on the occasion of Leopold II’s ascension to the throne of Bohemia? And that the Klementinum is the only place in the world where daily weather conditions have been continually watched and recorded since 1775? Whereby these records constitute the longest continuous series of meteorological observations in human history?