1. Czech Republic
  2. Prague
  3. Old Town Square, Prague

Prague Old Town and Jewish Quarter 1.5-hour Guided Tour

Product ID: 42324
Explore Prague’s historical Jewish Quarter and its synagogues and visit the city’s Old Town. Your tour guide will also take you around the Jewish Cemetery and tell you about Prague’s Jewish history, including the events leading up to WWII.
About this activity
Duration: 1.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about Prague’s Jewish heritage on a guided city walk
  • Tour the city’s former Jewish Quarter from outside
  • See Prague’s Old Town and learn about the famous astronomical clock
Full description
Your 90-minute guided walk begins at Jan Palach Square, on the banks of the Vltava River, in front of the Rudolfinum. From here, head to the Jewish quarter where your guide will tell you about the history of Jews in Prague.

After this overview of the city’s Jewish heritage, you’ll be guided around the main synagogues and the Jewish cemetery, and see where France Kafka did much of his writing.

Head to Prague’s Old Town and take in the historical landmarks including the world-famous astronomical clock.

Your passionate guide is well educated in local and world history, and in the history of Jews in Prague. Enjoy the commentary and the stories behind each of the important buildings you see.
Includes
  • 1.5 hour guided tour through Old Town and Jewish Quarter
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance tickets

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Meeting point

Jan Palach Square, Prague, in front of the Rudolfinum

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Important information
Know before you go
As you'll be walking outdoors, be sure to wear clothing suitable for the weather..
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 354 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.6 / 5
  • Organization
    4.6 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Maria was absolutely fab - extremely knowledgeable and very lovely. Our tour was on a Friday morning in Jan and it was just myself and my partner on the tour so we got the full experience. Maria also gave us some great recommendations for food & drinks away from the tourist traps! Would 100% recommend. The tour gave us the right amount of time to see the Jewish quarter and old town.

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January 26, 2020

Although our guide was holding a stripey umbrella she wasn't very clear to us that she was our guide because it was a central place for a lot of tours to start. Once we found her we were so pleasantly surprised to find that it was just us! The tour was great, personal and covered exactly what we wanted to see.

January 7, 2020

Michaela was brilliant

February 17, 2020

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Product ID: 42324