Prague Historical Center

Prague, Czech Republic

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Feel the beating heart of Old Prague and learn about European history.

Walk through the historical centre of Prague is a walk through time. From the Old Town, most ancient Prague´s quarter abounding with medieval houses, baroque palaces and churches, through uniquely preserved Jewish Quarter, across magic Charles Bridge, you will get to Lesser Town with romantic baroque palaces and gardens and finally reach the biggest castle complex in the world, Prague Castle. 

Old Town Square
is Prague´s main square appreciated by historians for a unique mixture of architectural styles and belonging to the most beautiful sites in Europe. Many historical monuments are to be seen here, such as unique Astronomical Clock adorning the Old Town City Hall, Church of Our Lady before Tyn or magnificent St Nicholas church. 

The Jewish Quarter in Prague
is located between the Old Town Square and the Vltava River. Its history dates from the 13th century when Jewish people were ordered to abandon their homes and settle in one area.
Most of the historical buildings were saved from destruction and they form the best preserved complex of historical Jewish monuments in Europe. The Jewish Quarter has six synagogues, including the Spanish Synagogue and Old-New Synagogue, the Jewish Ceremonial Hall and the Old Jewish Cemetery.

The Charles Bridge
binds the Old Town with The Lesser Town and the Prague Castle. Construction of this Gothic bridge was commissioned by Czech king and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV and began in 1357. The architect Petr Parler, whose other works include the St. Vitus Cathedral at the Prague Castle, was in charge of the construction. It is said that egg yolks were mixed into the mortar to strengthen the construction of the bridge.

Lesser Town  
At its heart, on the Lesser Town Square, you will find the most famous Baroque church in Prague, St Nicholas church.  Here, and all around in the cobbled side streets there are small shops to browse and mysterious churches to discover. Part of the Lesser Quarter is also Kampa Island, home to some fine restaurants and Museum Kampa with unique collections displaying works by Czech and international artists.

Prague Castle
On the way up, you can join Nerudova Street (named after the journalist and novelist Jan Neruda), a part of the former Royal Road. There is a splendid selection of heraldic beasts and emblems on the houses, for example the Red Eagle, the Three Fiddles or the Green Lobster. Walking up the hill, you will be rewarded by an unforgettable view on Prague, and visit the biggest castle complex in the world!
Prague historical centre is protected as UNESCO World´s Cultural and Natural Heritage.

 
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Upcoming events

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Royal Route

Private Tour in English, Russian and Czech at 10:00 and 14:00

July 25, 2018 (Wed)

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Lesser Town

Private Tour in English, Russian and Czech at 10:00 and 14:00

July 27, 2018 (Fri)

Organ Festival at St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague Castle

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July 2018

The 8th edition of Czech traditional summer organ music festival at St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague Castle complex. The Molzer organ of 4 500 pipes offers rich and romantic sound. Five concerts. Five famous Czech and international organists.

Bach for All International Festival

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June until July 2018

Spend your holiday in Prague with the classical music festival celebrating life and works of the most famous Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach. The concerts take place at the most beautiful churches in Prague centre. Book now!

Prague Proms Festival 2018

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June until July 2018

The best classical music: the outstanding orchestral concerts in the Smetana Hall and Hybernia Theatre are not to be missed. The world known orchestras, conductors and soloists such as Christian Lindberg or Monica Mancini will perform.

Dvořák Prague International Festival

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September 2018

Highly acclaimed classical music festival where top soloists, conductors and the most internationally praised orchestras are presenting works by Antonín Dvořák and other composers in Prague´s finest venues. Not to be missed!

Listen and Dine

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Music and dinner in Prague. Jazz, classical, traditional. Some great Prague event venues. Exquisite meal. Choice is yours.

Group Discounts

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We offer group discounts

Are you a group of 10+ people? Do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to negotiate the best price for you. Simply choose the event and we will take care of the rest.

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