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Prague is bursting at the seams with things to do. Whether you choose the city’s rich musical heritage or simply enjoy a pint of Pilsner in one of its legendary beer cellars, this is the city where there really is something for everyone. Prague’s theatre and concert venues are all …

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Free 4-hour Prague Walking Tour

This carefully selected walk covers all the most important sights of Prague, and seeing it with a great guide is like having the past suddenly rise to the surface. We stroll around the famous historical Prague quarters – Old Town, Jewish Quarter, Lesser Town and Prague Castle. Recommended by travellers; …

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Introductory Walk of Prague

Because of its relatively small scale, many of Prague’s most important historical sites can be explored within a single walking tour. That’s exactly what this sets out to do. Depending on how much time you have, you can enjoy a 2-3 hour whistle-stop tour, or, if you have the whole …

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Prague Castle Walk

For all the UNESCO World Heritage sites peppering Prague, the city’s one defining image is the Castle. Sitting on its lofty perch high above Malá Strana, the Castle was founded in 880 by Prince Bořivoj, and is – according to the Guinness Book of World Records – the biggest in …

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Jewish Quarter Walk

Tour starts at the Rudolfinum and ends at the Old Town Square. From as early as the 10th century, Jews began to settle in Prague and by 1254, following a series of devastating pogroms, the minority group found themselves rounded up and confined to the small ghetto of Josefov. They …

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Self Guided Tours With Tram #22

Instead of going on a Prague bus tour, take a free tour on a tram. Tram #22 offers a nice ride for getting to know Prague. It operates approximately every 5 to 10 minutes, and passengers can get on or off as they want (a 32 CZK standard ticket is …

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The Malá Strana Walk

It may be translated as the ‘Lesser Town’ in English, but don’t be fooled – Malá Strana is one Prague’s foremost attractions. Formally established as a town in 1257, it grew rapidly during the reign of Charles IV, who enlarged it and built state-of-the-art fortifications. In the 16th century, the …

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Old Town Square to Municipal House Walk

Whereas the modern heart of Prague beats in Wenceslas Square, the city’s past is kept very much alive in the Old Town Square. Although it has inevitable become in some ways a tourist trap – what with its top dollar ice cream stalls, never-ending parties of guided tours, and invading …

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Charles Bridge to Old Town Square Walk

Where many European cities were damaged, sometimes razed to the ground through disaster and conflict – not least by World War Two – Prague has been more fortunate. On glancing across the Vltava from its East Bank towards the Castle, it has been said by many that they feel they …

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Walk Around Petřín

As a vantage point looking out over Prague, Petřín is hard to beat, especially if you climb to the top of its 60 metre-high Lookout Tower. But there’s also no dearth of things to do in Petřín itself, filled as it is with picturesque gardens, quaint attractions, and plenty of …

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Vyšehrad Walk

Standing tall and daunting on a steep rock overhanging Prague’s right bank, Vyšehrad’s Basilica of St Peter and St Paul is an imposing sight; one to rival that of Prague Castle on the other side of the Vltava. It’s no coincidence that Vyšehrad translates into ‘Castle on the heights’. It …

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Along the Vltava to Vyšehrad

Starts: National Theatre; Length: 2 km (1.25 miles); Duration: about 1 hour (casual pace). Walk ends: at the Vyšehrad fortifications. From there you can get back to the city centre from red metro line C. 1.  This walk begins outside the beautiful National Theatre, which was christened in 1881 to …

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