Trips in Prague


Trips in Prague

Prague Castle – Nerudova Street – Lesser Quarter Square – Charles Bridge – Old Town Square – Powder Gate

Prague Castle – long tour
Prague Castle has been the seat of Czech princes, kings, and also presidents in the modern history of the state, since the end of the 9th century. The long tour of Prague’s most significant monument will present to visitors not only the history and structural development of Prague Castle, but also the personalities connected with the castle, and other interesting things. The tour comprises all courtyards, leads around the St Vitus, St Wenceslas and St Adalbert Cathedrals and the Old Royal Palace to Jiřské Square, from where it continues to the Golden Lane and to Opyš. It is also possible to see some of the buildings’ interiors (St Vitus, St Wenceslas and St Adalbert Cathedrals, St George’s Basilica, the Old Royal Palace and others).

Charles Bridge
A walk on the Charles Bridge will present the interesting history of this oldest preserved connecting line between both Prague embankments. Special attention will be given not only to its beautiful sculptural decoration, but also to the Old Town and Lesser Quarter bridge towers.

Old Town Square
Old Town City Hall, the Church of Our Lady before Týn, House at the Stone Bell, Kinský Palace, St Nicholas Church the Jan Hus Memorial can all be found on the square.

Old Town City Hall – seat of Old Town local government
The Old Town City Hall offers two tours. You can climb up the stairs to the Town Hall Tower and enjoy a beautiful view of Prague’s historical centre from a height of almost 70 metres. The second tour will take you through the city hall’s interior (a chapel with apostles, historical halls and a Romanesque-Gothic underground). No less interesting is the city hall’s exterior, dominated by the remarkable Old Town Astronomical Clock.

Powder Gate
A monumental gate leading into the Old Town. The Gothic building dating from 1475 was designed by Matěj Rejsek. It was used as a gunpowder storage facility. At the end of the nineteenth century it was rebuilt into its present form by J. Mocker.

Evening walk on Petřín
The walk starts at the funicular that will transport you to the top of Petřín hill. An evening atmosphere may inspire you to visit the local mirror maze or the Petřín observation tower from which you can enjoy unforgettable views of our capital.