Our walking tour gives you an in-depth survey of the rich history behind the monuments and famous sites in Prague’s Old Town and Jewish Quarter. Hear your guide weave the stories of Prague’s religious and political history as you stroll along old, winding cobblestone streets. See the world-famous Astronomical Clock, the Jan Hus monument, Charles University and the ancient Old-New Synagogue, and the unique Old Jewish Cemetery. Wander through time with us as you discover the wonderful, complex history of the Old Town and the old Jewish Quarter. Let the City of 100 Spires inspire and enchant you.

Tour Tickets

Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun (April 1 – October 31), Thu, Sat (November 1 – March 31)

10:30 am

2 hours


  • Review of the history of the Jewish Ghetto, and the secret hiding place of the legendary Golem
  • The theater where Mozart conducted the world premiere of "Don Giovanni"
  • The story behind the Franz Kafka statue
  • How to read the Astronomical Clock

On this tour we cover

  • Old Town Square
  • Astronomical Clock
  • Estate Theatre
  • Charles University
  • St James Church
  • Our Lady of Tyn Church
  • The Ungelt district
  • Jewish Quarter
  • Synagogues
  • Old Jewish Cemetery and the Jewish Burial Society
  • Origin of the words "Bohemia" and "Czech"
  • Jan Hus and the Hussites
  • Execution of 27 Protestant noblemen in 1621
  • Franz Kafka statue


  • Fascinating and intricate history of the Old Town
  • Magic of the Jewish Ghetto and its legends
  • Brief but in-depth exploration of Prague’s unique history, character, and architecture
  • Presentation of the City as a “mosaic” of religions, cultures, and design styles

Tour Details

See Prague, the beautiful “City of 100 Spires”, in the most unexpected way. Our 2-hour walking tour of Old Town and the Jewish Ghetto is the perfect introduction to Prague.

Your knowledgeable, friendly guide will summarize the City’s and the Bohemian lands’ origins, and even explain the curious symbols on the Astronomical Clock. You will learn about the life of the Czech people’s beloved Jan Hus while standing in front of his monument in the Square. As you walk, you will visit places and learn of events which shaped the cultures and educational standards in all Central Europe – the Estates Theatre, Charles University, the birth home of Franz Kafka, and an array of churches and synagogues. And we encourage you to absorb the centuries-old aura of mysterious traditions found in the Jewish Ghetto.

Your guide will bring together many divergent facets of the history of Bohemia, showing how so many famous sites in Prague are significant to Czechs. Come with us and let Prague into your heart and soul!

Did you like this tour? Interested in more?

After experiencing such an introduction, perhaps you would like to see more! We invite you to join the afternoon Prague Castle & River Cruise on the same day

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All our tours start from Tynska 7 in Prague’s Old Town, just a few minutes’ walk from the Old Town Square.

18 EUR adult
16 EUR student / senior
Prices include 12% VAT

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