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Prague: 3.5-Hour Communism and Bunker Tour

1. Prague: 3.5-Hour Communism and Bunker Tour

The walking tour starts by the Powder Tower at Namesti Republiky, where you will hear the story of how the new Czechoslovakia Republic was formed in 1918. Discover the dark days of Nazi occupation and liberation by the Russian Red Army in 1945. In the Wenceslas Square you will learn about the 1960s and the Prague Spring, when the Soviet Army crushed the nation's blossoming dreams of democracy in 1968. The tour takes you up to the Velvet Revolution in 1989, signaling the end of this grey period of Cold War history. You'll take a break for beer, kofola, or a snack in an authentic canteen of the working-class. Visiting a nuclear bunker from 50s will round off your communist adventure in Prague. You will also see historical photos of the events, people, buildings and statues, many of them now destroyed. To encourage dialogue, the group size is limited to eight people.

Prague: City Introduction Self-Guided Phone Tour

2. 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: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

3. 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: Franz Kafka's City Exploration Game

4. 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 Center Walking Tour and Dinner with Folk Show

5. Prague Center Walking Tour and Dinner with Folk Show

Meet a professional local guide for a 2-hour walk around the city centre at the Old Town Square. Two hours is just enough time to get to know the history and build up an appetite. The guide will tell you interesting stories about the development of Prague and what you see around you. You will visit the Old Town Square with Tyn church and the Astronomical clock, Wenceslas Square, Republic Square with Powder Tower and Municipal Hall, and the Bethlehem Square. By the end of your walk you'll have seen all the major sites on the right side of the Vltava River. Enter a restaurant in the city center with a folk show. You will enjoy a wonderful evening with live entertainment, with singing and dancing. The musicians play traditional instruments and wear authentic, hand-made folk clothes.   During the dinner, you will enjoy typical Czech dishes.  If you have any dietary requirements, please mention these when booking the tour.   Unlimited consumption of Czech beer, wine, or soft drinks is included in the price of the tour.  The tour ends in the city centre near the National Avenue/Old Town Square. You will need to find your own way back to your hotel.

Prague: Old Town and Jewish Quarter Tour with Jewish Museum

6. Prague: Old Town and Jewish Quarter Tour with Jewish Museum

Learn about the long and often turbulent history of Prague and the Czech Republic on a guided walking tour of the Old Town and Jewish Quarter. Hear of the stories behind the house signs and statues of the Powder Tower. Walk to the Municipal House, where you will be astonished by the façade of the Church of St. Nicholas. Venture with your tour guide into the heart of the Old Town, where you will see the famous Astronomical Clock on the Old Town Hall, before making your way to the former Jewish Ghetto. Listen to the myths and legends of the neighbourhood, including the story of Rabi Loew’s legendary monster Golem. Learn about local Jewish traditions, and discover more about Franz Kafka's life and work. See the city's synagogues, including the oldest synagogue in Europe. See the site of the Jewish Town Hall, visit the Old Jewish Cemetery, and build a picture of life for the Jewish community throughout the history of Prague. Once you are done with the tour, your guide will hand you tickets to the Jewish Museum, which you can then explore at your own pace.

Prague: Old Town Guided Walking Tour and City Boat Ride

7. Prague: Old Town Guided Walking Tour and City Boat Ride

Meet your guide at the Old town square and discover the Old Town and New Town. Begin your tour in the Jewish quarter, come to see the old synagogues and learn about the development of the area in early 20th century. Return back to the Old Town square and see the Astronomical clock, Tyn church, and Jan Hus memorial. Through Celetná street come to the magnificent Municipal house and Powder tower, last standing gate of the Old Town fortification. Through Wenceslas Square and National avenue come to Charles bridge where the boats dock. Your guide leaves you by the dock and you enjoy a relaxing boat ride through the center on Vltava river. You will sail under the Charles bridge, take wonderful pictures of Prague castle! Onboard you get a headset to listen to recorded stories of buildings around, choose from 20 languages to listen to. Enjoy a complimentary snack and a drink. The tour ends at Charles bridge.

Prague: Guided City Sightseeing Tour on Foot and by Bus

8. 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.

Katowice 1-Day Trip to Prague Private Guided Tour

9. Katowice 1-Day Trip to Prague Private Guided Tour

Be picked up at your hotel in Katowice and begin the drive to Prague. The drive from Katowice to Prague will take approximately 4.5-hours. Along the way, you’ll pass by beautiful landscapes through Lower Silesia and Sudetes Mountain. Upon arrival in Prague, you’ll meet your local guide and begin your Prague city highlight tour. In Old Town under the Powder Tower, you will see some architectural masterpieces such as the Church of Our Lady before Týn and the Prague Town Hall with its Astronomical Clock. Walk through Prague’s Jewish district and see the Jewish Town Hall and synagogues including, the Spanish Synagogue and the Maisel Synagogue. Cross the famous Charles Bridge and see the sights in Mala Strana, known as Lesser Town. Visit St. Nicholas Church and experience its exceptional baroque style interior. Your last stop on this Prague highlights tour is Prague Castle. Here you can marvel at its richly decorated gates and courtyard and see the St. Vitus Cathedral. After the tour, you’ll have some free time to have lunch before meeting your driver. Be driven back to your accommodation in Katowice, where your day trip will come to an end.

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What people are saying about Powder Tower

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

We love Klara! Very informative, she shared her first-hand experience during dark days. The bunker tour was the highlight of our day, Klara made it super fun!

Our guide was lovely and charismatic, really made the experience worth while, and helped understand Prague in a different way.

super interesting, Tereza gave an insight into personal experiences - excellent knowledge, interesting and varied.

The tour was excellent. The guide was very friendly and the English was clear and easy to understand.