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Prague History and Bohemian Culture Tour

  • 4-hour Prague and Bohemian culture, history and food walking tour
  • View cool and quirky Prague sights such as David Cerny’s statues and the Žižkov TV Tower
  • Explore off-the-beaten track areas such as trendy Vršovice and Vinohrady
Prague History and Bohemian Culture Tour
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Prague History and Bohemian Culture Tour
US$ 66.36
Want to immerse yourself in the culture, food and history of Bohemia? Then, this 4-hour Prague walking tour with food and drinks tastings is ideal. With an expert guide, discover how the colorful heritage of Bohemia has shaped the fabric and folklore of Prague and the Czech Republic, inspiring its food, politics and art. Learn about the history of Bohemia at Wenceslas Square, see quirky attractions such as David Cerny’s subversive sculptures; explore the gritty district of Vrsovice; and sample Bohemian classics such as sugar-dusted pastries and frothy local beers.
What to Expect
Make your own way to the starting point in Prague and greet your guide. Then, begin your 4-hour walking tour at the equestrian statue of Wenceslas I in Wenceslas Square. Learn about this hallowed king, the 10th-century Duke of Bohemia, and discover why he was eulogized in the famous Christmas carol.

While you take in the statue, listen as your guide describes Prague’s role as the historical capital of Bohemia — the age-old region in the west of the Czech Republic — and how its culture is intertwined with the country’s fabric and folklore.

Hear, too, about Bohemia’s 20th-century dissidents, including the revered Václav Havel, the leader of the 1989 Velvet Revolution protests in Wenceslas Square who then became the Czech Republic’s president.

Afterward, amble down an alleyway famous for its swirling political graffiti,  and then kick off your explorations of Bohemia’s signature foods along a road stuffed with artisan bakeries.

Head inside one to sample a mouth-watering pastry, such as a trdelnik, and swing by Prague’s oldest pub, where the legendary local beer, Pilsner Urquell, has been a fixture since the mid-19th century.

Stroll by Prague’s most controversial artworks — statues by contemporary Czech artist David Cerny — and stop to taste some much-loved oblozene chlebicky, tasty open sandwiches adorned with meat or other morsels.

Take in a café where the ‘green fairy’ of absinthe inspired ground-breaking artists, and travel by metro to the Vršovice district. Here, head to an eatery for more delicacies and drinks, and continue to the hip-and-happening Žižkov area, home to the communist-era Žižkov TV Tower.

Gaze at David Cerny’s baby statues on the tower, and then relax with a couple of beer tastings at a Pivoteka microbrewery.

After a last food stop, your tour finishes at Old Town Square, leaving you free to continue exploring independently, perhaps with pointers on bars and eateries from your guide. 

Please note: the order of activities above may alter on the day of your tour.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome tour with Sasa from Urban Adventures!

The walking tour of Prague was a fantastic experience, boosted by our excellent guide, Sasa. Instead of simply visiting all the tourist spots, we visited locations frequented by locals and some of the more unique areas. At each location we were treated to delicious food...More

Thank Brady V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've travelled many places and done quite a few food tours but this is by far the best one ever! Sasa was amazing with our group. He was so enthusiastic, not only about the local food and beer but about the history of Prague also....More

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Urban Adventures food tour with Lukasz

A great way to orient yourself around the city, to be able to ask questions about getting around and places to visit later, and to see how to operate the tube and tram system. Oh, and a great way to get a taste of local...More

1  Thank J0nGer
Jaroslav P, Tour Guide Lukáš at Prague Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear John, I am glad that you liked our Bohemian Tastes and Neighbourhoods tour. It was a pleasure to show you my favourite parts of Prague. Na zdraví, Lukáš & Prague Urban Adventures

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Away From the Crowds

This walking tour was fabulous! We moved away from the crowds of tourists, all the time listening to some interesting tidbits about Czech history and culture. Our guide, Kaca, was outstanding! She treated us, and looked out for us, as if we were part of...More

Thank judybee2
Jaroslav P, Tour Guide Kača at Prague Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Judy, I would love to thank you so much for this lovely feedback and mainly for a wonderful company. If you ever coming back, let me know, you can try some other groovy tour with us... please send my best regards to Preston...and sorry...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile
Great tour with Sasha!

We had an awesome tour with Sasa (Sasha)! Loved the restaurants that he chose for our small group of 4 - they were a mix of modern restaurants and local watering holes where the food was delicious and authentic! Sasha was very friendly, knowledgeable and...More

Thank Becky M
Jaroslav P, Saša at Prague Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hi Becky, thank you for your kind words about my tour. You guys were a great company, so I didn't have the feeling that I was working on that day, but more like eating out with an old friends. I am also happy that Johanka...More

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Amreeta J
5 May 2018|
Response from columbialane | Reviewed this property |
Yes- the tour included non-touristy spots in and out of Old Town.