It is hard to start an article about sightseeing tours in Prague, since this is an infinite topic to discuss. Czech Capital is just one big attraction with a lot of little ones spread throughout the city. Historical books narrate about the ancient periods, guidebooks describe various venues and events that took place there several centuries ago. Therefore it is pretty a task to squeeze this huge data and present as an easy and interesting reading. We did our best to collect reviews and opinions of tourist on Prague sightseeing tours issue, combined it with some historical facts and added amazing photos from Czech Capital.
For those of you planning a trip to Prague this reading is essentia, since it gives the first glance over the city. We are the team of expats and locals living and adoring Prague and Czech Capital. Every day we face this culture, do our best to travel and discover new places. And of course we take pictures in order to reflect all the knowledge and emotions in ‘city and me’ photos. Go on!
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Walking tour in Prague with a guid-photographer
The most difficult, but on the other hand, a terrific feature of Prague is that you can walk all the time. City centre is a huge pedestrian zone with attractions, restaurants and muzeums. Therefore mostly tourists visiting Czech capital do book walking tour with guides and photgrahpers. Below we give examples of tours that are of biggest popularity.
Prague Castle (Pražský hrad)
You will start the tour around Prague from the very top of the city, on one of the most important hills not only in the capital, but also in the whole country. Prague Catle is a unique place where the legislative and executive powers of Czech Republic are practiced. Though it is a very strategic place it is open for visitors during the day. And you are sure to love it.
Change of guards
The first officials who meet you at Hrad are the guards. I have seen several changes and traditional military procedures in various countries and can say, that praguish one is worth seeing at least once, not more.
Get ready to enjoy amazing views over the city while having a sigtsheesing tour to Prague Castle. If you are looking for famous red roofs of old town and Mala Strana the Castle is the best place to see them.
St. Vitus cathdral
It is an amazing example of human’s will and desire to create. Czechs spent about 300 years to finish this great monument and now it attracts tourists from all over the globe. Reasonable investments, aren’t they?
Hidden tiny street with amazing and funny cottages and incredible legends about alchemists and ancient times. This is all about famous, but difficult to find Golden Street of Prague.
To proceed your sightseeing tour in Prague you will have to pass the Mala Strana and to cross Charles Bridge – one of the top attraction in Czech capital. There are some many thing to tell about this atmospheric and spiritually reach place. First of all the Bridge survived after several extremely huge floods.
Old town Prague
When Charles Bridge is behind you it means that another, already the third, district is ahead: Old Town, its knot of streets and of course the famous Old Town Square. All the corners hear hide something special for tourists, therefore listen to your guide attentively during the city tour in Prague.
Additionally the tour stretches to the New Town and Wenceslas Square. This is already the other part of the city, quite a different one: with lots of shops, business centers, offices an of course people. All in all this sightseeing tour in Prague including: Hrad, Charles Bridge, Old and New Town takes about 4 hours, thus get ready to walk a long but a very beautiful distance.
Prague bus tour
If you don’t feel like walking the whole day depicting features of the city one by one, step by step, a bus tour around Prague sights is the right solution for you. During limited period of time you will see the basic places: Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square, Dancing House, Jewish quarters, Charles Bridge and of course Prague Castle with St. Vitus Cathedral. This way of touring Czech Capital is good if you are pressed for time and for some reasons can’t walk long distances.
Ghost tour Prague
Add some thrill into your peaceful Prague sightseeing tours, photo taking and beer tasting. We offer a unique opportunity to find out the places of well known murders were committed, to learn the most popular corners with the ghost and plunge into the legendary histories of ancient and modern Prague. Our professional tour guides will show you the most mystical houses, therefore one has to watch out, ghost are around.
If you are done with sightseeing tour around most popular place in Prague, if you have enough photos on the Charles Bridge and near the St. Vitus Cathedral, if your personal photographer took a lot of pictures of Vltava, it is high time you went on an individual night tour. Your personal guide will disclose the wonders of drinking real and true Absinthe, dressed with the high smoke.
Those who love Amsterdam with it’s legalize culture are sure to find Czech capital very attractive as well. This is an individual sightseeing tour in Prague at night. At the end of the evening, provided the tourists has enough desire and opportunity to control the movements, the way goes to one of the Prague striptease clubs. Don’t waste your opportunity to learn the other, night Praha.
River Tour Prague
Vlatava is a very unique river. At the first sight it seems to be calm and slow, but if you get closer to is especially near the little dams spread near the Charles Bridge and the Dancing House, you realize who strong the stream is. Therefore it’s twice more interesting to take a river boat tour along the well-know Old Town, Mala Strama and Prague Hrad. We would recommend booking an evening 3-hour trip with dinner included. The lights of the city turn Prague into a fairy tale place with an amazing atmosphere of calm. On each ship there are two decks: the lower is for having a dinner the upper is an open one, where the tourists can breath fresh air and enjoy the views, take photos in front of the main visible sights. In order guests don’t fall asleep after long Prague tours, the whole during evening the boat trip on Vltava a band plays either popular or Czech traditional music. Everyone is sure to enjoy the river tour in Prague.
Singing fountains Prague
Another option to spend an evening in Prague is to enjoy singing fountains performance. This is amazing show interesting either for kinds and grown-ups. Streams of water rise and fall, jump and hide in the dark. The light is well combined with the music. The latter by the way can be classical or popular; it depends on the day and time of the performance. So basically singing fountains are more about sitting and viewing, thus it’s good way to rest after long sightseeing tours around Prague. Our company will book the best places for you and your friends as well as organize transfer to the show and back to you hotel.
Traditional Czech dinner
Every evening in the very heart of Prague not far from the Old Town Square happens something extraordinary. Tons of meat and thousands of beers are consumed during several hours by hundreds of people gathered in one place. All of them come to this place in order to try traditional Czech cuisine as much as they can eat with several glasses of beer or vine. But that is not everything.
Traditional Czech dinner is also associated with great performance: dancing girls, huge Czechs fighting on the swards, traditional music and fire show. Bon appetite, or at they say in Prague “dobrou hut’”. CHEEZZ.me team has a booked table in the most accessible place in the underground floor with the best view on the performance.
Black theatre Prague
Long ago in Czech appeared first Black theatre and with flow of time it became more and more popular evening time passing in the country. Today such kind of performance is widely spread around the globe, but the biggest concentration of black theaters is for sure in Prague. Some of them are good, the others — not. Therefore CHEZZ.m team would like to recommend one of the most popular performance — WOW Theatre. The play is based not only on professional skills of actors, but also on modern technical devises that help the crew to plunge the audience into the depth of the idea. We will book you the best sits at the performance of one the most popular theatres of shadows in Prague.