Prague audio tour: Prague Old Town: Royal Route Part I

Prague Old Town: Royal Route Part I

Walking Tour

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20 mins
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0.8mi

About the Tour

The Royal Route was a ceremonial procession through Medieval Prague for Czech queens and kings on their coronation day. It traveled across Old Town to the Vltava River, across Charles Bridge and up to St. Vitus Cathedral on Prague Castle. Part 1 leads through you through the city's main thoroughfares of Old Town, with streets and architecture dating back to Romanesque and Gothic times.

Tour Producer

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Rod Grover

A Canadian actor (film and theater), artist (visual and voice), writer and teacher living in Prague for decades. Pastimes of reading, writing, swimming and cycling.

Major Landmarks

  • Old Town Square Prague

  • Charles Bridge

Directions to Starting Point

We'll start outside the Municipal House, Obecní dům, on Na Příkopě.

Go to Namesti republiky (Republican Square), an underground stop on Metro B line (Yellow) and follow the signs to the surface. Then walk west, and turn left onto the square when the road curves. Follow the square until you reach the Municipal House.

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Tips

Places to stop along the way

Museum of Czech Cubism, tours of the House of the Stone Bell (Old Town Square) and Old Town City Hall (Staroměstská radnice)

Best time of day

Early morning is the best time to avoid the heavier tourist traffic

Precautions

Keep your belongings secure, zipped up and under your arm

Comments

Very good information ... god location did not keep track well .. maybe because of buildings. Liked the tour and definitely worth the money ... could have included a little more detail but the narration was first class and engaging ... not boring or overdone at all either

Posted by Anonymous Explorer , about 2 years ago
Preview mode limited to first 3 locations.
Prague Old Town: Royal Route Part I