The Dark Shadows of the Old Town (Ghosts of Prague)

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    30 Sep 2016
    Clock 50min      Length1.5mi
    4 ratings

    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    The untold stories of Prague’s most prominent landmarks.
    The less travelled and foreboding routes of Old Town.
    Tales of cruelty and death, and the ghosts these left in their wake.
    The remnants and legends of the Old Jewish Quarter.

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    Astronomical Clock, Old Jewish Cemetery, Convent of Saint Agnes

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    We will start outside the Czech Tourism office, on the Old Town Square – Staromestské námestí 934/5 – right next to the Staroměstské náměstí bus stop.

    By train, get off at Staroměstská station (line A). Then walk down Kaprova, away from the river, until you reach St. Nicholas' Church. Walk through the pedestrian walkway to the Old Town Square.

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    National Gallery, Tyn Church, St. James Church, the Old Jewish Cemetery

    Best time to walk:

    The tour can be done at any time, but it is best experienced after dark.


    Bring an umbrella in case of bad weather, and comfortable shoes for the cobblestone streets of Prague's old town.

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