Jewish Town Walking Tour in Prague

3.6 / 5

60 reviews

Jewish Town Walking Tour in Prague

From $42.41 per person

Gain a unique perspective of Prague on this informative walking tour of the Jewish Quarter. Pay your respects at the Old Jewish Cemetery, and see famous Jewish sites such as the Maisel, Spanish, and Pinkas Synagogues, led by an expert guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
Starting time 10:15 AM
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English, French, German, Italian, Russian

Experience

Highlights
  • Get to grips with the turbulent Jewish history of Prague
  • Pay your respects at the Old Jewish Cemetery dating back to 1439
  • Visit the Maisel, Spanish, and Pinkas Synagogues
  • Wander the ancient Old Town Hall
Full description
Get to grips with the Jewish history of Prague on this informative walking tour led by an expert guide. Walk through central Europe’s only existing Jewish town–the quarter that survived the Holocaust. See several important sites such as the Old Jewish Cemetery, Old-New synagogue, Maisel Synagogue, Spanish Synagogue, and Pinkas Synagogue. The tour begins with a stroll through the Old Jewish Cemetery. This was established in the first half of the 15th century, and its oldest tombstone dates back from 1439! Pay your respects at the grave of poet and scholar Avigdor Kara, and see the place-of-rest of the famous Liwa Ben Bazalel, also known as Rabbi Löw. Walk through Maiselova Street to reach the Old Town Square. The Old-New Synagogue was built in the early Gothic style around the middle of the 13th century. The main hall is the only existing Medieval type hall of its kind. This is an informative tour offering you a unique insight into the city’s history, with guide and entrance fees to the scheduled sites all-inclusive.
Includes
  • Admission fees
  • Expert guide
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Gratuities
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Please meet at the local operator's stand at Narodni Street 38, Prague 1.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Please be at the Gray Line stand at least 15 minutes in advance.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.6 / 5

based on 60 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    3.1/5
  • Value for money
    3.4/5
  • Service
    3.6/5
  • Organization
    3.5/5
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Um pouco desorganizado

Perdi muito tempo esperando pelo inicio tour. Não havia um guia nos aguardando. Inclusive solicitei no idioma italiano e me disseram que não tinham guia neste idioma Fiz o tour com um fone de ouvido em espanhol. Uma funcionária da agencia, muito gentil e preocupada com a situação, me acompanhou.

September 24, 2019

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In order to remain factual and not to become clearer only so much: The first guide took us too late to the actual starting point of the tour and as a result the group we were supposed to join had already left at 10.45 a.m. I could not use the tour offered as a replacement at 2:00 p.m., since we would not have been back until around 5:00 p.m. (3 hours had been announced), but at that time I had to check out of the hotel. The audio guide given to me instead for my own tour was only provided with general information for each of the five synagogues and was unsatisfactory.

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October 20, 2019

This tour was very underwhelming. Grayline tour company is highly disorganised. On arrival (10:15, 15 minutes before our booked tour) the lady serving us told us that we had to come back on the dot of 10:30 as she was too busy with the previous tour. On arrival on the dot of 10:30 there was a large line checking in to our tour which we where forced to join the back of. After waiting 20 minutes in the line we got checked in and were told that there was no longer room on the transfer vehicle and we would have to walk the 15 minutes to the ticket desk in the pouring rain. While the tour was informative and the tour guide was quite knowledgeable she was not so friendly, she seemed to be upset with myself and my 4 friends the whole tour. Overall, while some of the tour was enjoyable the overall experience didn’t quite meet my expectations.

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August 16, 2019

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