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Prague Old Town and Jewish Quarter Walking Tour
"Start your guided tour from Old Town Square which is part of the historic center of Prague and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the Old Town and its cobbled lanes beautiful architecture and fascinating history.After that you will be visiting the Jewish Quarter where you can explore the historic synagogues and the famous Jewish Cemetery which is the largest of its kind in Europe. Next you will visit the nearby Clementinum a former Jesuit college and the largest complex of buildings including Baroque churches and libraries.On this tour you will explore and learn about:Origin of the words Bohemia and Czech Old Town Square Jan Hus an
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Prague Old Town Ninebot Tour
"This 1-hour Old Town NineBot Scooter Tour in Prague will take you to see all the major historical highlights of the city such as the Jewish Quarter Old Town Square Estates Theatre and the heart of social life in Prague – St. Wenceslaus Square. Our route will stretch through the medieval track of Old Town Fortress highlighted with the Powder Tower.Receive insights from a knowledgeable local guide and have fu"""Explore the beautiful Old Town of Prague and its surroundings on a 1-hour NineBot scooter guided tour. Visit the Jewish Quarter Old Town Square Estates Theatre and the heart of social life in Prague – St. Wenceslaus Square and receive insights from a local guide."
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Prague Ghosts and Legends of Old Town Walking Tour
"This walking tour about Old Town's ghosts and legends will take you away from the hustle and bustle of Prague's Old Town Square and into one of the oldest parts of the city. Step back in time to an era of poverty plague intrigue and magic and filled with history. Experience this atmosphere in a den while listening to stories of death and betrayal dark arts and demonic visions. Learn about the restless spirits that are said to roam amongst the beautiful architecture of Old Town -- you may even meet one face to face!Your storytelling guide will take you through the mysteries legends and tales from darker ages and sides of Prague’s history. This Ghost and Legends of Old Town Walking Tour is a great experience for believers as well as skeptics or those who want to explore a different side of Prague on a historical tour."""
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Clementinum

The Clementinum is the second biggest building structure in Prague (No. 1 is the Hradcany castle). It was built since 1578 by the Jesuits. For the Clementinum a Dominican convent and a whole town...
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german_eagle
Dec 03, 2005

Tyn courtyard

A very nice place is the Tyn courtyard - located right behind the Tyn church. This courtyard is surrounded by nice old townhouses, among them a wonderful Renaissance palazzo with sgraffito decorated...
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german_eagle
Nov 16, 2005

Living History

Prague's Old Town is one of best-preserved old towns I've seen in my life. It's an incredibly beautiful place. Here are just some things you will find there - a list of all would even be too much for...
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King_Golo
Aug 11, 2005

Old Town

The Old Town is exactly what it sounds like. It is the old city of Prague. The narrow streets and small quarters really take you back to what life in this area was like hundreds of years ago. The main...
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tafurojo
Feb 21, 2005

Stare Mesto (Old Town)

This part of Prague has been around since 1254. It’s a great place to start, as a tourist, and most of the roads go off from the Old Town Square. There are a lot of souvenir and crystal shops in this...
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Krumlovgirl
Dec 15, 2004

Glam-Gallas Palace

Impressive Hercules statues greet you at the entrance of this baroque palace. It is worth looking inside, too, because the palace has been beautifully restored and there are many more statues to be...
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Blondiina
Oct 03, 2004

Gothic Door

What is really neat about the Old Town Square and most of Prague is that there are little things to see everywhere you go. This Gothic door was designed by Matthias Rejsek as the entrance to the Town...
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bpwillet
Mar 17, 2004

Old Town Coat of Arms

Visible on the large ornate window of the old council hall is the coat of Arms for Prague. There is an inscription which reads-"Prague, Head of the Kingdom". The coat of arms was adopted to stand for...
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bpwillet
Mar 17, 2004

Bethlehem Chapel

A little to the west of the old town square, this 14th century chapel was the center of the Hussites and their reformation in Prague. In 1391 the Reformers were given permission to build a chapel here...
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Mar 17, 2004

Municipal House

This is a very ornate concert hall. It has been done in an Art-Nouveau style and is very nice to look at. It stands on the old site of the Royal Palace before the kings moved to Prague Castle in 1483....
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bpwillet
Mar 16, 2004

Powder Gate

One of the original entrances to old town in the 11th century, the Powder Gate (Prasna Brana) was begun in 1475 by King Vladislav II. It wasn't intended to be a defensive stronghold. It was decoratied...
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bpwillet
Mar 16, 2004

Old Town Square

This is a central place to get familiar with Prague. You have shops, cafe's, and brilliant churches to visit. If you stop to sit at one of the many cafe's along the sides of the square you sit for...
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Mar 14, 2004
 
 
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Zizkov TV Tower

The 216 metres high Zizkov Television Tower was errected between 1985 and 1992. Its communist-era architecture was designed and constructed by the local experts Vaclav Aulicky and Jiri Kozak. In the...
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Metronome

Once upon a time there was a gigantic statue of Joseph Stalin overlooking the city of Prague on the banks of the Vltava river. It was over fifty metres high and pure marble. It was the biggest...
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Nove Mesto - New Town

We spent a couple of hours walking around Prague's Nové Město which, as its name indicates, is the newest part of Prague. It dates back to the 14th century and was founded by King Charles IV to...
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Namesty Republiky

Namesty Republiky is busy square, people don't stop here just passing by to reach other city destinations. It is also busy because of its metro station, which is one of the most important city station...
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Celetna Street

Celetna connecting the Old Town Square with the Powder Gate. It is one of the oldest streets in Prague and was a part of the so-called Royal Route of the coronation parade in the 14th century. The...
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St. Giles

The church was founded in 1371 on the site of an old Romanesque church. In 1420 it became a Hussite parish church but during the Counter-Reformation the Dominicans gained possession. There is a tomb...
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