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Prague Old Town: Facts and Legends

  • Check out Prague Old Town’s landmarks on a walking tour
  • Hear tales and myths about the sites you might miss if exploring alone
  • Cover all the musts, including Old Town Square, the Charles Bridge, and more
Prague Old Town: Facts and Legends
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Prague Old Town: Facts and Legends
US$ 34.92
Doing your own sightseeing in Prague Old Town may mean you only learn the basics about its key landmarks. With this walking tour, you’ll hear the stories and legends associated with them down the centuries, giving you an extra historical dimension. Plus, you can be sure of viewing all the must-sees without getting lost or diverted, from the Powder Tower to the Royal Route and Old Town Square.
What to Expect
Join us for a 2.75-hour walk in the legendary Old Town of Prague!

Meet your guide by the Powder Tower, the historical gate to the Old Town and starting point of the Royal Route.

Begin the tour with a relaxing walk through the narrow and picturesque streets of the historical center of Prague and enjoy the unique diversity of architectural styles from Gothic to Art Nouveau. See some of the most interesting sites and get to know fascinating facts of the 1000-year old capital of Bohemia!

Discover fascinating stories about the universal vices of mankind denounced through numerous local legends. See places where love met with cruelty, crime with punishment and justice reached those who felt immune to it. Learn how good deeds and genius can sometimes bring you trouble and get tips on hidden places and treasures still to be found in the divine city of Prague!

End the tour at Křižovnické náměstí by the entrance to the Charles Bridge from which you can continue the tour on your own towards Malá Strana or Prague Castle.
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Reviews (106)

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Neil was great!

Thanks Neil for a fun and informative tour. We really enjoyed it. Great overview and orientation, perfect for first day in the city. Neil also had great restaurant recommendations and knew all the best spots to grab a beer!

Thank Liana N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike - the best guide

I loved the experience. Mike is a very cultivated guide and an innate talent of story telly, delicious sense of humour, impressive English speaking skills.

1  Thank SabinaMaria77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour for Prague history

Michal, our tour guide was knowledgeable and did a great job both creating background to understand Prague and its architecture through the historical context and taking us to see the highlights of old town.

1  Thank Angela S
Michal D, Licensed Tour Guide at Free Walking Tour Prague, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Angela, thanks so much for these kind words. It was a pleasure to be your guide! Michal

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great way to learn about Prague's History

Neil was a great tour guide - funny and informative. One of the most worthwhile things I did during my short weekend in Prague. I highly recommend this tour to anyone. Thank you Neil!

1  Thank tangomango110
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Don't miss this if possible!

We went on the 'Free Walking Tour' of Prague. We booked online, but I do not feel it was necessary. We took the English tour at 10.00 from the Powder Tower at the Republic Square. We joined a bit late. Our guide Michal was enthusiastic...More

2  Thank kabeers
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