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Prague: CoolPass with Access to 70+ Attractions

1. Prague: CoolPass with Access to 70+ Attractions

See all that Prague has to offer with the Prague CoolPass, a complete sightseer package allowing you access to more than 70 top attractions, museums, tours, and cruises. Access a huge range of the top attractions including Prague Castle, Prague ZOO, Jewish Museum and synagogues, and many more. Enjoy a 2-hour bus tour, cruise Prague Venice and choose one of 4 sightseeing cruises from Prague Boats included in the CoolPass. Or a 1-Day Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus tour with special pricing. You'll also get access to special Prague CoolPass Special offers, including significant discounts on tours, gastronomic cruises, activities, entertainment, shows, Prague Hard Rock café, and Bohemian Garnet shops for example.  Prague Card Benefits: • Free entry to Prague Castle - St. Vitus Cathedral, Royal Palace, Golden Lane, St. George's Basilica, St. Peter & Paul Basilica, and Convent of St. Agnes• Free entry to the Jewish Museum - synagogues and Old Jewish Cemetery (7 sites)• Free entry to the National Gallery (7 sites)• Free entry to the National Museum (9 sites)• Free entry to Prague Zoo (the 4th best zoo in the world)• Free entry to Prague City Gallery (5 sites)• Free entry to Prague City Museum• Free entry to the Illusion Art Museum and Museum of Decorative Arts• Free entry to Náprstek Museum of Asian, African, and Native American cultures and Ethnographical Museum• Free entry to Bohemian Garnet Museum• Free entry to Karel Zeman Museum• Free entry to the Czech Museum of Music, Museum of Bedřich Smetana, and Antonín Dvořák Museum• Free entry to Lego Museum• Free entry to the House of Photography, Sudek Gallery, and Bílek Villa• Free entry to Vyšehrad Fortress (4 sites)• Free entry to Petřín View Tower and Petřín Mirror Maze• Free entry to the Štefánik Observatory, Planetárium Prague, Pedagogical Museum, and Police Museum• Free entry to Henry's Tower, Old Custom House• Free entry to the National memorial Vítkov• Free entry to the palaces and chateaux of Troja, Roztoky, Schwarzenberg, Sternberg, Clam-Gallas, Colloredo-Mansefeld, and Nelahozeves• Staropramen brewery• Marold Panorama• Old-New Synagogue• Loreto Prague• Lobkowicz Palace• 2-hour bus tour "Historical Prague"• River Cruise "Prague Venice"• Choice of one Prague Boats cruise• One-hour River Cruise• Prosecco Cruise• Cruise to Devil’s Canal• Prague Grand Cruise• Up to 50% discounts on tours, cruises, entertainment shows, shopping concerts, and restaurants• Special price on City Sightseeing Hop-On-Hop-Off 24 Hours• Detailed printed map and mobile app - Prague Cool Pass - your free interactive guide around the city

Prague: Official City Pass with Public Transport

2. Prague: Official City Pass with Public Transport

Enjoy unlimited travel on public transport throughout Prague, including the journey from the airport and back. Take advantage of free admission or discounts on over 60 included experiences. Visit unique historical monuments, museums, and galleries. Take part in guided tours of the city and go on a Vltava River cruise. Present your activated pass at each experience and receive a ticket to the venue. Don't forget to keep your ticket. Each site can be visited only once. Here is a small selection of the attractions that your Pass covers free entry to: • Old Town Hall with Astronomical Clock (elevator included) • Petřín Lookout Tower and Mirror Maze • Petřín Funicular • Prague Castle (including the Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica, Cathedral of St. Vitus, and Golden Lane) • Guides and Tours - regular tours (choose from 2 options - Old Town and Jewish Quarter or Mysterious Medieval Underground) • Jewish Quarter (Maisel Synagogue, Pinkas Synagogue, Old Jewish Cemetery, Klausen Synagogue, Ceremonial Hall, Spanish Synagogue, Robert Guttmann Gallery, and Jerusalem Synagogue) • Prague Venice - River cruise and Charles Bridge Museum • Powder Tower • Airport Express (round-trip airport journey) • Old Town Bridge Tower • Historical tram 42, 24-hour ticket • Prague Zoo • Lesser Town Bridge Towers • Lobkowicz Palace • Loreto • Prague TV Tower - Žižkov Television Tower • St. Nicholas Bell Tower • Manifesto Market Andel – welcome drink in the SOOT bar • Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul at Vyšehrad • Municipal House • Štefánik Observatory • Museum Kampa and Werich Villa • Karel Zeman Museum • House at the Golden Ring • Vrtba Garden • House at the Black Madonna • National Technical Museum • Vyšehrad gothic cellar and casemates and Gorlice Hall • Museum of Decorative Arts • House at the Stone Bell • Railway Kingdom • Planetarium • Kunsthalle • House of Photography • Clam-Gallas Palace • Prague Botanical Garden • DOX - Center for Contemporary Art • National Museum of Agriculture • Public Transport Museum • Municipal Library - Gallery • Bílek Villa • The Podskalská Customs Office at Výtoň • Villa Pellé • HC Sparta Praha • Ctěnice Chateau Complex Discounts are available at: • Great South Tower of St. Vitus Cathedral - 50% off • Guides and Tours - private tours - discount - 200 CZK off • Evening eco-cruise with a glass of Prosecco - 20% off • Lunch cruise on a glass boat - 20% off • Dinner cruise - 20% off

Prague: Historic City Center Bus Tour

3. Prague: Historic City Center Bus Tour

See the best of Prague from an open-top bus, and enjoy panoramic views of all the most famous sights. Depart from near the Old Town Square, where you can admire the Astronomical Clock. Continue through the oldest part of the city, admiring the cobblestone streets that radiate in all directions. Highlights of the Old Town include the Municipal House on the site of the old Royal Court. Marvel at the mosaics on its façade, considered by many to be the most beautiful building in the city. See the sights of the Josefov district, the former Jewish Ghetto of Prague. Completely surrounded by the Old Town, its landmark monuments include the Old-New Synagogue and 19th-century Spanish Synagogue with its Moor-inspired exterior. Pass Prague’s oldest surviving Gothic building at the St. Agnes Monastery. See national monuments, such as the State Opera House and New Town Hall. Admire the bridges over the Vltava River, including the famous Charles Bridge. Upon arrival in the Prague Castle district, enjoy a 30 or 40-minute break for a short stroll around the famous landmarks. Go to the Loreta pilgrimage site. Marvel at the extraordinary architecture of the Dancing House. Other landmarks you will pass on the tour include the National Museum, Rudolfinum Music Hall, and Powder Tower. Along the way, you will learn the history of the city and its famous landmarks from a pre-recorded commentary in your native language, available in 26 different languages (Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Vietnamese).

Prague: 3.5-Hour Communism and Bunker Tour

4. Prague: 3.5-Hour Communism and Bunker Tour

The walking tour starts by the Powder Tower at Namesti Republiky, where you will hear the story of how the new Czechoslovakia Republic was formed in 1918. Discover the dark days of Nazi occupation and liberation by the Russian Red Army in 1945. In the Wenceslas Square you will learn about the 1960s and the Prague Spring, when the Soviet Army crushed the nation's blossoming dreams of democracy in 1968. The tour takes you up to the Velvet Revolution in 1989, signaling the end of this grey period of Cold War history. You'll take a break for beer, kofola, or a snack in an authentic canteen of the working-class. Visiting a nuclear bunker from 50s will round off your communist adventure in Prague. You will also see historical photos of the events, people, buildings and statues, many of them now destroyed. To encourage dialogue, the group size is limited to eight people.

Prague: Old Town and Jewish Quarter Tour

5. Prague: Old Town and Jewish Quarter Tour

Travel through the story of Prague and the Czech Republic on a guided tour of the Old Town and Jewish Quarter, and learn chapters from the city’s timeless and sometimes turbulent history. Hear the historical tales behind the house signs and statues on Powder Tower. Go to the Municipal House, and marvel at the façade of the Church of St. Nicholas. See the legendary Astronomical Clock on Old Town Square. Venture into the heart of the Old Town, before going to the former Jewish Ghetto, where your guide will tell bizarre stories about Rabi Loew’s legendary monster Golem, talk of Jewish habits and traditions, and tell the story of the Jewish writer Kafka's life and work. See city synagogues, including the oldest in Europe. Discover the site of the Jewish Town Hall. Visit the Old Jewish Cemetery, and build a picture of life for the Jewish community throughout the history of Prague.

Prague: Powder Gate Tower Entrance Ticket

6. Prague: Powder Gate Tower Entrance Ticket

Access the interior of one of Prague’s finest examples of pseudo-Gothic style as you wander around the Powder Gate Tower, designed by architect Josef Mocker. As you stroll, admire various sculptures of former Czech kings, Bohemian patrons and saints, and religious characters such as the Virgin Mary and Adam and Eve. Learn about the history of the tower and how it was transformed from a former gunpowder store to the starting place of the Bohemian Kings’ Royal Path to Prague Castle. Climb up the 186 stone steps to reach the observation gallery located 44 meters above ground level. Here, enjoy panoramic views of the entire city and its many church spires.

Prague: City Tour and Dinner Cruise with Hotel Pickup

7. Prague: City Tour and Dinner Cruise with Hotel Pickup

Experience Prague by night on a 4-hour combined city tour and dinner cruise down the Vltava River to see the riverside attractions floodlit for the evening. You will start with a 45-minute minibus tour of the Old Town, Jewish Quarter, and New Town, passing noted sites such as the Spanish Synagogue and Old-New Synagogue. Learn about the Jewish heritage of Prague in the former Jewish Ghetto, and continue to Republic Square to see a beautiful example of Art Nouveau architecture at Municipal House. See the original Old Town fortifications and Gothic Powder Tower, before a quick tour of the New Town, including Wenceslas Square, the State Opera, former Czechoslovak Parliament, and National Museum. Cross the Nusle Bridge for breathtaking views over several quarters of Prague. Then, board a luxury boat on the Vltava River, where a welcome drink awaits before you set sail on a 3-hour-cruise. Sit back and enjoy views of Prague Castle against the night sky. Cruise past Strahov Monastery, St. Nicholas Church, and Petrin Tower, and go beyond the city center limits to Vysehrad Castle and the Dancing House. All the while, you will be feasting on a buffet spread of hot and cold food, served in air-conditioned comfort. If you prefer to feel the breeze in your hair as you cruise past the Charles Bridge, Rudolfinum, or National Theatre, there is even an exterior viewing deck.

Prague: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Tour

8. Prague: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Tour

Head out on a scavenger hunt to get to know the city on the Vltava in a very special way.  Start your Old Town route hunt on Wenceslas Square at the well-known equestrian monument. Afterwards, the puzzle enthusiasts will discover the parish hall with the neighboring Powder Tower. The Tyn Church and the Church of St. Nicholas on the Old Town Square are part of the treasure hunt through Prague's Old Town. Of course, you should not miss the Old Town Hall with the impressive Astronomical Clock. Continue through the Jewish Quarter to the Rudolfinum on the Vltava, where the Prague Philharmonic is located. Over the Charles Bridge, reach the Little Side of the River, where you can explore the John Lennon Wall, the second St. Nicholas Church and the Prague Castle. Incidentally, this is probably the longest castle in Europe. Also included are the St. Vitus Cathedral in the castle grounds and the Golden Lane, where Franz Kafka once lived.

Prague: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

9. Prague: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Listen or read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Begin the guide at the Gothic Church of St Henry and St Kunhuta. Stroll toward the Municipal House, considered an architectural masterpiece, and see the Church of Our Lady before Týn with its unusual design. Take in the Spanish Synagogue and the beautiful St Nicholas Cathedral. Continue on to the Old Town Hall to gaze at its unique neo-gothic clock. Stop by the medieval Charles Bridge before reaching the Holy Trinity Column, an important monument to Christianity in Prague. Finish off by admiring the imposing St Vitus Cathedral inside of the Prague Castle complex.

Prague City 3-Hour Tour with Changing of the Guard

10. Prague City 3-Hour Tour with Changing of the Guard

This tour provides a fantastic opportunity to see the main historical sights and monuments in Prague - including the popular changing of the guards ceremony at Prague Castle - within the space of 3 hours.  Embark on a sightseeing tour of Prague, which Bernard Bolzano once dubbed the 'city of a hundred towers'. You'll begin by the Estates Theater in the Old Town, which hosted the premiere of Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni. You'll pass the National Theater, enjoying a marvelous panoramic view of Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, Rudolfinum - home to the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, the Powder Gate, Wenceslas Square, the center of New Town - where Czech history was written, Charles Square, and the renowned Dancing House. Then, you'll cross the Jirásek Bridge into the enchanting Lesser Quarter, where you'll admire Saint Nicholas Church. The first part of the tour takes place on a minibus. Afterwards, you'll walk along Prague Castle, which once housed the offices of Czech kings. Soldiers from the elite Prague Castle Guard will welcome you at the gates of Prague Castle. You'll get to watch the ceremonial changing of the guard, which includes fanfare and a flag ceremony. You'll visit Saint Vitus Cathedral, where the Czech Crown Jewels are kept and King Charles IV, father of the nation, is buried. In Lobkowicz Palace, you can stop to enjoy a refreshing, delicious cup of coffee in a beautiful historic café. Afterwards, you'll walk down to Malostranske Square, where a minibus will be waiting for you. You'll pass through the Jewish Quarter, seeing the oldest synagogue in Europe along the way, and arrive in the Old Town Square, one of the oldest marketplaces in Prague. There, you'll see historic Town Hall and complete the tour at the world-famous Astronomical Clock, which dates back to 1410.

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Prague is a simply wonderful city, very clean and above all safe for everyone, even at night. Means of transport always on time.. To enjoy Prague 100%, walk as much as possible and you can enjoy the unique beauty of its monuments from the old town with astronomical clock and church, from charles bridge to prague castle etc. I highly recommend this city to anyone who wants to spend 4/5 days of fun

Very useful for visiting the most important places with free travel by public transport (including return from the airport) and a guided tour of the historic center included. The information office also provides maps of the city and the transport network.

A great tour provides full orientation and informative history of old Prague , covering all main sites - our Guide - Danuse was very informative, considered guests needs and answered all questions - thank you for an enjoyable day .

If you intend to visit many attractions then the ey card is super convenient!! It also includes two boat rides and a two-hour panoramic bus ride so top!!! We used it for three days and it was really useful!!

Best tour ever. My 11 years' old son also enjoyed it very much! Absolutely amazing.