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Prague: City Tour and Dinner Cruise with Hotel Pickup

1. Prague: City Tour and Dinner Cruise with Hotel Pickup

Experience Prague by night on a 4-hour combined city tour and dinner cruise down the Vltava River to see the riverside attractions floodlit for the evening. You will start with a 45-minute minibus tour of the Old Town, Jewish Quarter, and New Town, passing noted sites such as the Spanish Synagogue and Old-New Synagogue. Learn about the Jewish heritage of Prague in the former Jewish Ghetto, and continue to Republic Square to see a beautiful example of Art Nouveau architecture at Municipal House. See the original Old Town fortifications and Gothic Powder Tower, before a quick tour of the New Town, including Wenceslas Square, the State Opera, former Czechoslovak Parliament, and National Museum. Cross the Nusle Bridge for breathtaking views over several quarters of Prague. Then, board a luxury boat on the Vltava River, where a welcome drink awaits before you set sail on a 3-hour-cruise. Sit back and enjoy views of Prague Castle against the night sky. Cruise past Strahov Monastery, St. Nicholas Church, and Petrin Tower, and go beyond the city center limits to Vysehrad Castle and the Dancing House. All the while, you will be feasting on a buffet spread of hot and cold food, served in air-conditioned comfort. If you prefer to feel the breeze in your hair as you cruise past the Charles Bridge, Rudolfinum, or National Theatre, there is even an exterior viewing deck.

Prague: Powder Gate Tower Entrance Ticket

2. Prague: Powder Gate Tower Entrance Ticket

Access the interior of one of Prague’s finest examples of pseudo-Gothic style as you wander around the Powder Gate Tower, designed by architect Josef Mocker. As you stroll, admire various sculptures of former Czech kings, Bohemian patrons and saints, and religious characters such as the Virgin Mary and Adam and Eve. Learn about the history of the tower and how it was transformed from a former gunpowder store to the starting place of the Bohemian Kings’ Royal Path to Prague Castle. Climb up the 186 stone steps to reach the observation gallery located 44 meters above ground level. Here, enjoy panoramic views of the entire city and its many church spires.

Prague: City Introduction Self-Guided Phone Tour

3. Prague: City Introduction Self-Guided Phone Tour

Explore the beautiful city of Prague on a self-guided walking tour. You will receive the instructions on your voucher after booking. See the iconic Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, St Nicholas Cathedral, and many more highlights of Prague at your own pace. After downloading the app, start your tour at the Gothic Church of St Henry and St Kunhuta. Visit the Municipal House which is considered a masterpiece of architecture and the Church of Our Lady before Týn with its rare architecture. Admire the Spanish Synagogue and the beautiful St Nicholas Cathedral. Next, you will move towards the medieval tower clock with its unique theme and the neo-gothic monument of Arnošt Hähnel. Your next step will be the unsurpassed Charles Bridge. Continue to the Holy Trinity Column, an important monument to Christianity in Prague. The icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the J Cathedral of St Vitus, the symbol of the whole of Prague, and the glorious Prague castle. During the tour, choose to pause the app at any time to take a break or spend some more time seeing the sights. Learn about stories and urban legends associated with the city or monuments of the city. Enjoy the tour with your friends and family and learn about the city as you wander around.

Prague: Classic City Bike Tour

4. Prague: Classic City Bike Tour

This Classic City Bike Tour takes you on a 2.5-hour guided ride through the highlights of Prague without your having to go uphill! Begin your ride near Old Town Square at either 11:30 or 14:30, and you’ll soon learn why Prague is one of the most appealing cities in the world. Learn about Prague's long and eventful history from your friendly, expert guide. During the tour you’ll make frequent stops as you listen to commentary about the sights you see. Your guide will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Travel all through the Old Town and New Town, the Jewish Quarter, and along the city’s ancient streets as you take in the historical architecture. Meet other travelers, be active, and have fun! In just a few hours the city will be revealed to you in a way that wouldn’t be possible on foot.

Prague: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

5. Prague: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

Receive a warm welcome to Prague with a private tour that will kick off your time in the city in the best way possible. Discover main attractions and landmarks like Charles Bridge and the Old Town Square in only 90 minutes. Get up-to-date tips on where locals like to grab a bite and unwind, or what about a unique family-owned restaurant in a local hotspot? On this private tour, your local guide will make sure you see Prague like a local. Your guide will have all your questions covered and will give you a city orientation to get you acquainted with Prague to help you enjoy the rest of your stay to the fullest.

Prague City 3-Hour Tour with Changing of the Guard

6. Prague City 3-Hour Tour with Changing of the Guard

This tour provides a fantastic opportunity to see the main historical sights and monuments in Prague - including the popular changing of the guards ceremony at Prague Castle - within the space of 3 hours.  Embark on a sightseeing tour of Prague, which Bernard Bolzano once dubbed the 'city of a hundred towers'. You'll begin by the Estates Theater in the Old Town, which hosted the premiere of Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni. You'll pass the National Theater, enjoying a marvelous panoramic view of Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, Rudolfinum - home to the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, the Powder Gate, Wenceslas Square, the center of New Town - where Czech history was written, Charles Square, and the renowned Dancing House. Then, you'll cross the Jirásek Bridge into the enchanting Lesser Quarter, where you'll admire Saint Nicholas Church. The first part of the tour takes place on a minibus. Afterwards, you'll walk along Prague Castle, which once housed the offices of Czech kings. Soldiers from the elite Prague Castle Guard will welcome you at the gates of Prague Castle. You'll get to watch the ceremonial changing of the guard, which includes fanfare and a flag ceremony. You'll visit Saint Vitus Cathedral, where the Czech Crown Jewels are kept and King Charles IV, father of the nation, is buried. In Lobkowicz Palace, you can stop to enjoy a refreshing, delicious cup of coffee in a beautiful historic café. Afterwards, you'll walk down to Malostranske Square, where a minibus will be waiting for you. You'll pass through the Jewish Quarter, seeing the oldest synagogue in Europe along the way, and arrive in the Old Town Square, one of the oldest marketplaces in Prague. There, you'll see historic Town Hall and complete the tour at the world-famous Astronomical Clock, which dates back to 1410.

Prague: Franz Kafka's City Exploration Game

7. Prague: Franz Kafka's City Exploration Game

Be led on an exciting self-guided tour around Prague while playing a Franz Kafka-themed mobile quest with your friends and family. Solve clues, see beautiful palaces, and learn about the city’s fascinating history from the eyes of the famous writer. Download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure. Follow clues as you walk past popular city sites displaying a mix of ancient and modern in the heart of Prague. Unlock secrets about the places you visit as you solve puzzles and guess the answers. Explore the Kafka Memorial and admire traditional Czech architecture. Use the clues to lead you from one site to another. Each clue provides you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Complete the tour in about 1.5 hours, however, there’s no time limit, allowing you to go at your own pace. Play as a group or split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end of the tour.

Prague City Tour with Vltava River Cruise

8. Prague City Tour with Vltava River Cruise

Enjoy a comprehensive half-day tour of Prague with an expert guide. This 3-5-hour tour combines a minibus tour of Prague, a scenic river cruise, and a walking tour of the Prague Castle area. During the minibus tour, you will pass the National Theatre, enjoy panoramic views of Prague Castle, and view the Rudolfinum as well as the Old and New Synagogues. Upon arrival at the city’s famous Charles Bridge, start your 1-hour cruise along the Vltava River. Admire more panoramic views of Prague Castle, residence of Czech rulers since the 9th-Century, and Charles Bridge itself, founded by Charles IV in the 14th-Century. Relax as you cruise by Cechuv Bridge and the National Theatre. Next, you will enjoy a guided walking tour of the Prague Castle area. Walk along the Charles Bridge, view the Klementinum, and the Town Hall - not available from 1 November  to  31 March-, ending at Old Town Square.

Prague: Quick 1-Hour Sightseeing E-Scooter Private Tour

9. Prague: Quick 1-Hour Sightseeing E-Scooter Private Tour

Discover the most beautiful parts of Prague on this electric scooter tour.  After you have met your guide and received a brief training session, start the tour. You will visit the Old Town, the Jewish quarter, Rudolfinum and the Franz Kafka Museum, Kampa Park, the John Lennon Wall, St. Nicholas Church, National Theatre and part of Venceslas Square etc.  Finish the tour at the starting point. Your private guide will also tell you fascinating stories about the city as you tour. Explore Prague the fast and interesting way. Hugo bike electric scooters are also available for rental, sale and service.

Prague: Guided City Sightseeing Tour on Foot and by Bus

10. Prague: Guided City Sightseeing Tour on Foot and by Bus

During the excursion you will get acquainted with the most important monuments and places in Prague. The excursion starts with an hour sightseeing tour around the monuments and main sights: the National Museum, the Dancing House, the Charles Bridge, the National Theater, Rudolfinum easily reachable from our bus. Continue the walk through the Prague Castle area. After descending the Castle Stairs, we continue through Paris Street, Old Town Square, Jewish Quarters, to the Powder Tower and end back at Wenceslas Square.

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4.2 / 5

based on 422 reviews

We had a wonderful time with Mesh in Prague - we saw interesting and hidden places, talked about real life in the city, taking pictures and of course discovering the city and it’s history together! He gave us as well many tips on were to eat and to go what we did directly after excursion :) Thank you for your time, smile and positive energy

A great evening from beginning to the end. Picked up from hotel, short tour in minibus, which we enjoyed then taken to the boat, which was very modern. The food was delicious, the entertainment was brilliant, staff friendly. I would highly recommend. Great value for money.

Beautiful evening, perfect service and organization ..... recommended for those who want to surprise their partner .....

A very nice evening. From picking you up at the hotel, a competent one-hour city tour, the boat trip and a 1A buffet.

Beautiful walk, good dinner. I suggest including drinks.