Free tour of the castle and medieval village of Hradčany

Duration: 3h
Languages: Italian
Guru: Zdenka
Registered on November 30, 2022

I have been living in Prague for six years! And I do my job with a great passion for both history and the city of Prague. I will make you immerse yourself in the historical context, a real dive into the past that will also help us to get to know the present of the country better. Ready? I wait for you

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

From the mad king Rudolph II to Maria Theresa of Austria, for centuries kings, queens and emperors have written the history and legends that revolve around the largest castle in the world!

 What will we visit?
 1. Royal Gardens
 2. Lions and Deer Moat
 3. The three courtyards of the castle
 4. St. Vitus Cathedral
 5. Santa Ludmilla Chapel
 6. Alfons Mucha stained glass window
 7. Obelisk
 8. St. George and the dragon sculpture
 9. Basilica of San Giorgio
 10. Porta Matthias and Porta titani

 After the visit to the castle? We will see Hradcany, the castle village!

 1. Palaces of the Schwarzenbergs, the palace of the Martinic family and the Grand Duke of Tuscany
2. We will pass by the monastery of Loreto
 3. Tyco Brahe alchemist house
 4. Novy Svet (new world) the most romantic street in Prague, in the past it was a crossroads for alchemists, astrologers and astronomers hired directly by the mad king
 5. Cernin Palace, former home of the Prague butcher, one of the bloodiest Nazi leaders of the Third Reich, Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydric! Theater of the last defenestration of Prague, to the never forgotten Jan Masaryk! Did you know that it was also the designated place to dissolve the Warsaw pact?
 6. Strahov Monastery, the oldest in Prague.

  •  How long will the tour last? 3 hours
  •  Restaurants, pubs, clubs and other tours? After 6 years in Prague I will only recommend the best

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    nám. J. Palacha 79/1, Staré Město, 11...
    nám. J. Palacha 79/1, Staré Město, 110 00 Praha-Praha 1, Czechia
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    I will be standing in front of the beautiful Rudolfinum with a gray umb it is a quiet square by the river near the green Staroměstská metro.

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How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Irene 02 Apr 2024

Persona simpatica ed alla mano, spontanea e rilassata, ha saputo coinvolgerci nel racconto del luogo, aggiungendo anche aspetti personali che hanno enfatizzato l' esperienza. Consigliatissima.
annalisa 27 Mar 2024

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
passeggiata nel borgo vassallo interessante e diversa dai classici tour proposti. Zdenka condividendo la sua esperienza di vita ha aggiunto qualità inestimabile al tour. Grazie!
Marika 20 Mar 2024

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Con Zdenka abbiamo fatto una piacevole passeggiata che rifarei, lei é molto cordiale e semplice nelle spiegazioni, ti ringrazio di vero cuore!
Calogero 25 Feb 2024

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Travelled in group - Feb 2024
Grande professionalità, preparata cordiale e gentile. Il Guru si chiama Zdenka
Elena 24 Feb 2024

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2024
Esperienza fantastica! Come passeggiare per Praga con un amica! Abbiamo visitato luoghi di Praga sconosciuti dalla “massa” e abbiamo ricevuto interessanti e divertenti informazioni! Zdenka molto professionale e simpatica. Lo consiglio vivamente!!! Grazie Zdenka
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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