Private Prague Old Town and Jewish Quarter Walking Tour with Historian Guide

3 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 10
Mobile ticket


This 3-hour private walking tour with a historian guide introduces visitors to Prague's 1, 000 years of history. Walk through the Old and New Towns and learn about the city from the Middle Ages and Renaissance through the ordeals and triumphs of its modern history.


  • Historian guide
  • Entry/Admission - Franz Kafka Statue

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock, StaromEstske NamEsti 1, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

View and discuss the history of the Old Town Hall and the symbolism of the Astronomical Clock.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Church of Our Lady before Tyn, Staromestske Namesti 604 Stare Mesto, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

Discuss the Gothic characteristics of the Tyn church in contrast to the St. Nicholas' church across the square.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Old Town Square, Staroměstské nám., 110 00 Praha 1-Staré Město, Czechia

Discuss the 1000 year old history, politics and architecture of the ancient town market.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Charles Bridge, Karluv Most, Prague 11000 Czech Republic

Discuss the 600+ year history of the Gothic bridge lined with Baroque statues of saints and it's unique role in the development of Prague.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Bethlehem Chapel, Betlemske namesti 255/4, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

Discuss Jan Hus and his role in the reformation of the Catholic church and the Protestant Reformation.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. Giles Church, Husova 234/8, Prague Czech Republic

Discuss Czech religious wars, Reformation and Counter-reformation as it is reflected in the Baroque interior decoration of the Gothic church.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: New Town, Prague Czech Republic

Discuss the 600+ year old history of the New Town and its relationship to Prague as the capitol of the Holy Roman Empire.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Wenceslas Square (Vaclavske namEsti), Vaclavske namEsti, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

Discuss the history of the square in the context of the history of Prague and the Czech Republic.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Estates Theatre, Zhelezna 540/11, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

Discuss Mozart's relationship to Prague and the Age of Enlightenment.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St Nicholas Church, Malostranske Namesti, Prague 118 00 Czech Republic

Discuss the history of Czech religious reversals of fortune as well as the role of the Baroque and Gothic architecture.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Jan Hus Monument, Praha 1 Staromestske Namesti, Prague 11000 Czech Republic

Discuss the revolutionary role of Jan Hus within the development of European Christianity as well as the history of the Czech lands.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Parizska Street, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

Discuss the history and the destruction of the Jewish Ghetto of Prague.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Franz Kafka Statue, Spalena 2121/22 Quadrio, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

Revolving, kinetic statue resembling the bust of Franz Kafka by Czech artist David Černý.

Duration: 5 minutes

Meeting point

Mondieu, Maltézské nám. 480, Malá Strana, 118 00 Praha-Praha 1, Czechia
Traveler pickup is offered
Unless hotel pick up has been arranged, please meet your guide 5 minutes before start time at the default meeting point, outside of Café Betlém, Betlémská 12, 110 00 Staré Město.

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Choice of morning and afternoon departure; please advise at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate


  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
November 2021

The tour was exceptional!! Of course we fell in love with Prague, it is a magical city, full of beauty and kind people. And our tour guide, Vadim, only made it better! His knowledge of Prague is extensive and he could answer any question we had! From history dates to customs to where to have ...

October 2021

We were a small group of four (me, my wife, and my in-laws) and Insight Cities gave us a wonderful, detailed, and wildly interesting tour. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable, walking us through the history of various buildings and whisking us down side streets as if the city's map was implant...

September 2021

Bonita is very nice and kind. She shared a lot of local life experience in Prague today and during the old times. The children and adults were very happy with the tour

August 2020

I have been using Insight Cities as my "go to" for touring American study abroad students (I am a Site Director for a US Study abroad provider). Vadim is an amazing guide, not only is he extremely well versed and knowledgeable. He is also so friendly and engaging that he captivated my students. ...

William E
August 2020

Great tour with one of the most knowledgeable guides I have ever used. They also were very helpful in altering the tour to meet our interests and input. They also provided us with additional recommendations based on our interests including shopping, museums, restaurants and other sites. Highly...

July 2020

Great tour. We have done multiple tours with Bonita and Vadim and all were fantastic. We were a large group with a wide range of ages and they kept it fun and interesting for everyone.

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from US$239.78 / per group