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Walking Tour Prague: Old Town + Castle (changing of the guards and Golden Lane)

Duration: 3h and 30min
Languages: German, English, Dutch
Quality Verified Registered on October 20, 2023

Walking through an open-air museum with the guides of I Love Praag Dobrý den I am Huig den Boer owner of I love Praag. I am a young Dutch man in my thirties who previously worked in the healthcare sector and worked with great passion as a bus driver in and around the beautiful city of Utrecht, the most beautiful city in the Netherlands. In addition to this job, I worked as one of the permanent guides of I Love Praag in Prague and first did tours as a hobby (15 years) and now professionally in the Czech city of Prague. This is because I am in love with this European capital. Since 2023 I live completely in Prague. No matter how beautiful a city like Rome or Berlin is, I don't immediately catch a spark like when I leave Prague airport. All our guides speak fluent English, German and Dutch. Are you going on tour with me or with my colleagues in Prague?

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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
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

The Castle Complex in the city of Prague is the largest castle complex in the world. During the tour we see all the important places within the castle complex. We see St. Vitus Cathedral, visit the “Golden Lane” and pass the “Lobkowics Palace”. Once we have seen all these special places, we continue our way towards the Charles Bridge and the “Old Town”. In the Old Town we of course pass the Old Town Square and the “Astronomical Clock”. We end the tour at the Powder Tower, the border between the old and new towns. We introduce you to the city like real locals and we also visit some hidden places along the way.


This walking tour is easy to complete for any group/family (not too much of an effort).  


Sights:
♥ Prague Castle
♥ Changing session of the guards at Prague castle
♥ Golden Lane
♥ Mala Strana
♥ Čůrající postavy
♥ Lennon Wall
♥ Charles Bridge
♥ Old Town Square
♥ Astronomical clock
♥ Prašná brána (powder tower)
♥ And more

Additional information:
- The tour normally lasts about 2.5 hours, but we reserve 3.5 hours as standard so that we have enough time to see everything special we encounter.
- A maximum of 25 people participate per tour so that sufficient attention can be given to each participant.
- Unfortunately, we do not accept group bookings from groups of more than 6 people. This is due to the risk that a group will cancel at the last minute or not even show up at all. 

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Pražský hrad, 169 00 Praha-Praha 6, C...
    Pražský hrad, 169 00 Praha-Praha 6, Czechia
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    Meeting point: Tram stop Pražský hrad, Mariánské hradby, Hradčany, Prague 6, Czech Republic. Our guide will be waiting for you at the tram stop. You can recognize the guide on the white "I Love Praag" umbrella or clothes. Attention! From MONDAY 8-04-2024 the starting point of our "Old Town tour" will change. The new meetingpoint is: Malostranska metro station on the square in front of the exit. Address: Malostranská, Klarov, Malá Strana, 118 00 Prague 1 How to reach: Metro line A (green line) Tram: 2, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 17 18, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27 Bus: 194 We have come to the conclusion that our complete tour takes just a little too long with the warm weather. We can also develop more new tours by expanding our team. As a result, the section within Prague Castle will soon be included in a separate tour. The times will also change from Monday 08-04-2024. New start time English tour: 2:30 PM New start time Dutch tour: 2:30 PM New start time German tour: 3:00 PM

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Prague Castle

    We will see the most known buildings of the site and watch a "changing session of the guards"

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Hradčanské náměstí
  • 3
    Outside visit
    St. Vitus Cathedral

    We show you the biggest church of the Czech Republic.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    náměstí U Svatého Jiří

    We will tell you the special story about the housenumbers in the Czech Republic. After this visit you are constantly looking around you to catch some nice house recognition points we assure you that.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Basilica of St. George

    We show you the second church of Prague Castle from the outside.

  • 6
    Free admission
    Golden Lane

    We will go inside the Golden Lane and will visit the museum about the "Castle guards."

  • 7
    Outside visit
    Daliborka
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Lobkowicz Palace

    We will see the palace where Charles the 4th had lived from the outside.

  • 9
    Outside visit
    Vyhlídka Na Opyši

    From this viewing point we will have a nice view over the city of Prague. Our guides will tell you something about all the famouw buildings you can see from here.

  • 10
    Outside visit
    Malostranská

    Our guide will something about the art you will see at this metrostation. He or she will also tell you something about some other stations where you can find some nice art.

  • 11
    Outside visit
    Urinating Sculptures
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Prague's narrowest alley
  • 13
    Outside visit
    kampa island

    We will visit little Venice in Prague. Our guide will tell you why this most silent area of Prague (near the Charles Bridge) is also named Little Venice.

  • 14
    Outside visit
    John Lennon Wall

    At a time when freedom is a topic of conversation, we naturally visit the first "Lennonwall" in the world.

  • 15
    Outside visit
    Charles Bridge

    Our guide will tell all the ins and outs of the oldest bridge in Prague. Let's cross it together and ofcourse our guides will not forget to stop halfway at the statue of "Nepomuk" for a wish. At the end of the bridge you will meet up with the famous Charles the 4th. Do you join?

  • 16
    Outside visit
    Staroměstská radnice
  • 17
    Outside visit
    Prague Astronomical Clock

    You're visit to prague is not complete without a visit to the astronomical clock. Did you know that it is the oldest astronomical clock in the world? At the clock our guides tell you also something about the communism time in the Czech Republic and Prague. It's very hartd to read the astronomical clock. Only a handfull of people can read the clock. Our guides did a special study and try to learn you how to read the clock.

  • 18
    Outside visit
    Church of Our Lady before Týn

    Our guides will tell you everything about the church. Do you recognize the church from any movie?

  • 19
    Outside visit
    Powder Gate

    The Powder Tower is the gate between the old and new town in Prague. It's so sad but at this point our guides have to end the tour because we are about 3-3,5 hours on the way. Do we see you on our next trip?

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).

Tour opinions

(20 ratings)
3.85
By category
Professionalism
3.42
Fun
3.37
Expression
2.82
Quality
3.88
Route
4.39
Susanne 16 Jun 2024
Wuppertal

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
Touren mit Guru Walk sind immer lohnend und professionell
Michaela 08 May 2024
Hockenheim

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Eine sehr interessante Tour, die auch die versteckten Ecken zeigt. Man sollte allerdings gut ausgeruht sein, um die 3 Stunden auch durchzuhalten
Martina 16 Apr 2024
Ingolstadt

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
Mit dieser Tour sieht man tatsächlich alles wichtige. Ausdauer und Wanderdisziplin mitbringen. Abspringen von der Tour ist allen , also dem Führer und den anderen Teilnehmern gegenüber, unfair. Die Führung dauert tatsächlich 3,5 Std. Sie ist aufgrund der Strecke und der Informationen nicht kürzer durchführbar. Wer das vorher weiß und nicht so lange durchhalten kann, bitte andere Tour buchen. Tour ist gut geplant: Treffpunkt oben an der Burg und dann abwärts in die Stadt, also kann anstrengendes Aufsteigen dabei. Vielen Dank für die schöne Führung!
Matthew 09 Apr 2024
Scarborough

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Excellent trip, knowledgeable guide 😸
Daniela 07 Apr 2024
Cologne

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Travelled in family - Apr 2024
Für einen ersten Überblick gute Tour, die leider nicht so in die Tiefe geht wie es sein könnte.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require 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
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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