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Prague: Ghosts and Legends of the Old Town Evening Tour

1. Prague: Ghosts and Legends of the Old Town Evening Tour

Explore Prague’s dark past as you go on a walk through narrow cobbled streets and winding lanes where murderers, alchemists, monsters, and spirits once walked. Escape the bustle and noise of the Old Town Square into one of the eeriest parts of Prague, once a den of poverty, plague, and magic. Discover an area often overlooked by tour guides yet full of history, intrigue, and atmosphere. Hear stories of death and betrayal, dark arts, and demonic visions. Learn about the restless spirits said to roam amongst the beautiful architecture of the Old Town and, who knows, perhaps you’ll even meet them face to face, No one will jump out at you to try to scare you. On this tour, the focus is on storytelling and not on special effects or cheap tricks to make the tour "frightening." Not one of the stories is made up. Learn about the mysteries, legends, and tales from the darker side of Prague’s history on a tour for skeptics and believers alike. At the same time, experience a different side of Prague from the regular historical tours.

3-Hour Tour of Alchemy and Mysteries of Prague Castle

2. 3-Hour Tour of Alchemy and Mysteries of Prague Castle

As the crowds thin and twilight descends, your adventure in nighttime Prague begins. Starting from the Old Town Square your guide will take you through streets that are rich in history and legends. Experience an intimate tour that ventures off the beaten path. On your 3-hour tour you’ll visit Prague Castle after the crowds and lines have disappeared. See the monastery where monks once brewed holy beer for the king. Stroll at a leisurely pace through the monastery, New World, Prague Castle, King’s Vineyard, Charles Bridge, and other ancient and enchanting sites. At the Old Town Square, where the history of Prague began, you’ll begin the tour. From there, move to Paris street, the most luxurious in Prague, which, before becoming the most expensive street, was a part of Jewish Ghetto. Here, you will get to learn about the ruler Rudolph II, and find out why did he choose Prague as his home. Then, move to the synagogue, where Golem, the protector of the Ghetto, is supposedly hidden. While walking toward the Manes Bridge you’ll stop to see the interesting corner window that opens onto the charming underworld of the Old Town. Turn the corner and suddenly you’ll come to a place where alchemists once conducted experiments. After crossing the bridge, you’ll marvel at the spectacular views of Prague. Ride up the hill by tram to the 12th-century Strahov Monastery . On the way down to the Prague Castle, you’ll pass the Hole to Hell. Continue on, past the Marian Pillar and will come to the front gate of Prague Castle. A special highlight is the breathtaking view of the 3 spires of St. Vitus Cathedral and Prague Castle. See the medieval Powder Tower, the 10th-century vineyards of St. Wencelaus, and Wallenstein Palace.

Welcome To Prague Tour on e-Scooters

3. Welcome To Prague Tour on e-Scooters

Start the journey from the Lesser Quarter, after meeting your well-experienced guide and a brief introduction to your e-Scooter. Set-off on your journey throughout the city.  Your tour will start by riding along the river bank of Vltava, before climbing up to Letna Hill to see the best view of Prague and the metronome where the biggest Stalin monument was erected in`55 and blew up in `62. Continue on your E-Bike to the largest castle complex in the world, Prague Castle. The complex has a thousand-year history and is currently the residence of The President of Czechia. Here you can visit St. Vitus Cathedral or watch the guards changing. Whilst here, you can also visit the Roman Catholic Monastery, built in the 12th-century and home to a brewery as of the 15th-century. This place allows you to reach the highest viewpoint of Prague. Also, get to taste some of the delicious Monastic beer.  During your Prague adventure, you will also get to leave your signature on the famous John Lennon Wall, a must-see whilst in Prague. Take a trip to see the Babies Monument and the peeing statues in the Franz Kafka muzeum, made by Czech Artist David Cerny. Ride on your e-Scooters until you reach the famous Charles and Manes bridge before arriving at Rudolfinium, passing by the old Jewish cemetery and Staranova Synagogue which is the oldest synagogue of Europe. Before you finish your tour, be sure to grab some photos of Old Town Square and its surroundings such as Tyn Church, Jan Hus Monument, and The Clock Tower.

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What people are saying about Jan Hus Monument

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 1,018 reviews

Our tour guide Andrew showed up in very authentic look! absolutely loved it ! He was very funny and amazing. he took time getting to know the participants which is nice ,cz we met really cool people. He told us many anecdotes from various places and his story-telling is absolutely amazing! it actually creates a picture inf your mind which is very superb experience. the walk itself is very good combined with such engaging stories. we feel we wouldn't have seen city up so close without this one! totally recommended!

The ghost tour was a fantastic experience! Our guide was fantastic, she was very captivating and she knew her stuff! Her stories were really interesting, she took us to knee areas of the city we hadn’t yet explored but equally was great to hear the legends and history of the buildings we had passed in the day. What a great way to really learn about the history of such an interesting city! Would highly recommend!

Our guide was Victoria. She was very good with explaining things and telling the stories. This was something different and interesting. I had gone with my friends and everyone really enjoyed it.

The tour was great. A very good German speaking guide with humor and exciting stories. The time passed quickly and it was worth it. Also recommended in bad weather!

Allen was our lovely, enthusiastic guide for an evening of tales of ghosts and torture around Prague.