Walking Tour – Old Town + Jewish Quarter

Pax:

This tour will take you to :

  • Estate Theatre
  • Old Jewish Cemetery
  • Pinkas Synagogue
  • Maisel Synagogue
  • Jewish Ceremonial Hall
  • Powder Tower

About this activity

Free pick-up at hotel
Expert live guide
Meeting Point Na Příkopě 23, Praha 1
Duration: 2.5 hours
Available languagesČesky, English, Deutsch, Español, Pусский, Italiano, Français

Select date and traveleres

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12/11/2019
11:30
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Adults
350.00 CZK315.00
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Studentsup to 26
350.00 CZK315.00
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Children 3-10 years
250.00 CZK225.00
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Departure and return

  • Meeting Point is:
    Na Příkopě 23, Praha 1
    Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes in advance. Latecomers will not be reimbursed.
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  • If you chose to be picked up from your hotel, our staff will pick you up at the hotel's reception desk.
  • End of tour: :
    at Powder tower
    The tour does not include transfer to the hotel.
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Full description

Walking tour through the historical city center begins on the main Prague square - Wenceslas Square. You can see the Old Town Square and its charming surroundings full of crooked streets with small shops. You will go through the former Jewish ghetto around the synagogue and the old Jewish cemetery. The tour will continue through Ungelt, which for many centuries was a place for merchants and their customers. Then you will see the Church of St. Jacob and Týn Church. You will walk through Celetná street to the Powder Tower where the tour ends.

Walking Tour – Old Town + Jewish Quarter
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The Astronomical Clock at the Old Town Square in Prague

Basic tour information

  • This is a walking tour to the Old Town and the Jewish Town.
  • The tour can be conducted in 6 languages - English, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian or French.

Highlights

  • Did you know that Jews lived in Prague but were separated from the rest of the city in a ghetto for 600 years?
  • Did you know that the Jewish quarter in Prague has the oldest Jewish synagogue in Central Europe?
  • Did you know that in the Jewish cemetery people were buried in up to 12 layers due to a lack of space?
  • Did you know that Josefov (the official name of the Jewish Quarter) contains the largest Jewish museum in the world?

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