Guided tour

Prague: Old Town and Jewish Quarter Tour with Jewish Museum

Activity provider: Fun in Prague

Prague: Old Town and Jewish Quarter Tour with Jewish Museum

Activity provider: Fun in Prague

From US$ 37.77 per person

Learn about the history of Prague's Old Town and its Jewish Quarter on a 1.5-hour guided walking tour. Visit landmarks such as Municipal House, the Astronomical Clock, and the Old Jewish Cemetery, and finish your tour with a visit to the Jewish Museum.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Old Town and see Prague's legendary Astronomical Clock on the Old Town Hall
  • Wander through the Jewish Quarter and hear about the life for the Jewish community throughout the city's history
  • Listen to fascinating stories about the Powder Tower and Municipal House
  • Get access to the Jewish Museum and see Europe's oldest synagogue
Full description
Learn about the long and often turbulent history of Prague and the Czech Republic on a guided walking tour of the Old Town and Jewish Quarter. Hear of the stories behind the house signs and statues of the Powder Tower. Walk to the Municipal House, where you will be astonished by the façade of the Church of St. Nicholas. Venture with your tour guide into the heart of the Old Town, where you will see the famous Astronomical Clock on the Old Town Hall, before making your way to the former Jewish Ghetto. Listen to the myths and legends of the neighbourhood, including the story of Rabi Loew’s legendary monster Golem. Learn about local Jewish traditions, and discover more about Franz Kafka's life and work. See the city's synagogues, including the oldest synagogue in Europe. See the site of the Jewish Town Hall, visit the Old Jewish Cemetery, and build a picture of life for the Jewish community throughout the history of Prague. Once you are done with the tour, your guide will hand you tickets to the Jewish Museum, which you can then explore at your own pace.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Tickets for Jewish museums in Prague: Maisel Synagogue, Pinkas Synagogue, Old Jewish Cemetery, Klausen Synagogue, Ceremonial Hall, and Spanish Synagogue
  • Entrance to the Old New Synagogue
  • Guided tour in the Jewish Museum
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Meet your guide by the statue of King Charles IV., nearby the Charles Bridge. It is the only statue on a small square ”Krizovnicke namesti” in front of the Old-town Bridge Tower. Your guide will be holding an orange umbrella. Tram: stop "Karlovy Lázně" or "Staroměstská". Subway: A (green line), stop "Staroměstská" .

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The Museum Ticket includes access to the Maisel Synagogue, Pinkas Synagogue, Old Jewish Cemetery, Klausen Synagogue, Ceremonial Hall, Spanish Synagogue (closed for renovations until last quarter of 2020), the Old-New Synagogue, and the Robert Guttmann Gallery
  • The opening hours of the Jewish Museum:
  • January 1 – March 27: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • March 29 – October 23: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • October 25 – December 31: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • December 24: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Product ID: 363050