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Ghosts & Legends of Old Town
•Days: daily
•Time: 7 pm, 9 pm (Sept. 1- May 31), 9 pm, 10 pm (June 1-August 31)
•Duration: 70 min.
•Price: 300 CZK adult, 250 CZK student / seniors

This tour takes you away from the bustle of the Old Town Square to explore the twisting lanes and cobbled alleys full of the ghost stories and legends from the Old Town. You’ll visit the site of the Knights Templar’s headquarters in Prague, hear about alchemy, murder, curses, executions, the restless spirits still said to wander the narrow streets of the OldTown, and the dark secrets behind the famous astronomical clock. You’ll also get an introduction to the science of the paranormal, and a chance to feel the energies left behind by the city’s gruesome and tragic past.

No one will jump out at you to try and scareyou. We let the stories speak for themselves. This is a tour for sceptics and believers alike, or those who want to experience a different side of Prague from the regular historical tours. These are not made-up stories but real legends from Prague’s history. It is, after all, one of the most haunted cities in the world!

Highlights:
BURIED ALIVE
A WALKING SKELETON
SECRET SOCIETIES
THE INFAMOUS EXECUTION

Ghost Boat Tour
•Days: Friday
•Time: 6 pm (Oct. 1 – March 31), 7:30 pm (April, May, June, Sept.), 8:30 pm (July, Aug.)
•Duration: 75 min.
•Price: 450 CZK adult, 400 CZK student / senior
•Tour includes: Boat ride
•Additional Information: This tour runs with 10 people min. Boat can hold max. 32 people. Booking is closed two hours before the beginning of the tour.

Begin with a walk through the darkened streets of the Old Town, past the sites of murder, intrigue and black magic, then cruise along the River Vltava, over waters said to be full of evil spirits waiting to collect the souls of the unwary. You’ll start off in the UNESCO heritage site, the Old Town Square, and hear some of the gruesome stories behind some of its famous buildings, then head to the Clementinum, a complex of libraries, churches and scientific institutions on the bank of the river. Then join our boat for your cruise on the Vltava, sailing beneath the iconic Charles Bridge while you hear of its mystical origins and legendary statues. Then you’ll head into the Certovka, nicknamed ‘The Devil’s Stream’, for a cruise around Kampa Island, where Bohemia’s water spirits are said to lurk. Experience Prague’s darker history with a guided walk and boat cruise combined, all in a spooky night time atmosphere. A unique way to learn about Prague’s ghosts and legends!
Tour highlights:
CURSES AND SACRIFICES
A MURDERED SAINT
PAGAN SHRINES
EVIL WATER SPIRITS

Prague Castle after Dark
•Days: TUE, THU, SAT, SUN
•Time: 6 pm (Sept. 1- May 31), 7 pm (June 1-August 31)
•Duration: 3 hours
•Price: 390 CZK (tram ticket included)

This tour is a mixture of facts, mysteries and legends, to entertain and inform.
As night falls and the crowds thin, we’ll také you from the Old Town Square, across the river Vltava, to the palaces, monasteries and monuments of Prague Castle. This tour gives you a unique view of this famous site, when the tour parties and crowds have gone, and will introduce you to some of the darker parts of the Castle’s history.

We will walk through the lanes and courtyards where alchemists and astrologers once worked, visit the monastery, hear about the ‘Devil’s Bible’, and stop for a while by the ‘Hole to Hell’. Your guide will lead you through the city’s dark and often esoteric history, from the days of Pagan shrines to the ‘Alchemist Emperor’ Rudolf II and right up to the recent past, to the Nazi occupation and the days of the Communist secret police.

As well as some stunning views of Prague by night, you’ll also have the chance to see the Golden Lane, once the home of Franz Kafka. This section of the castle is subject to an entry fee during the day but it is included in our tour. The tour also includes a short tram ridefrom the Mala Strana (ticket is included in the tour price).

On this tour we cover:
Old Town Square
Manes Bridge / Petřin Hill / Summer Palace
Strahov Monastery
Černin Palace
The Loreto
Nový Svět / ‘The New World’
Domeček / Secret Police and Gestapo prison
Powder Tower
St Vitus Cathedral
St George’s Basilica
Golden Lane
St Wenceslas’ Vineyard
Wallenstein Palace
and much more…

Highlights:
A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT ATMOSPHERE!
EXCLUSIVE NIGHT-TIME TOUR!
MYSTERIES AND LEGENDS, ALCHEMY AND MAGIC, AND THE BACKGROUND OF HISTORICAL FACTS.

Underground Walk
•Days: daily (except December 24, 25, 31)
•Time: 7 pm (all year round)
•Duration: 60 minutes
•Price: 400 CZK adult, 350 CZK student / seniors

The Old Town Square attracts thousands of visitors each day with its beautiful architecture, stunning churches and of course, the famous astronomical clock but beneath this UNESCO heritage site there lurks another world, a darker world, alive with energies still residing there.

We offer the opportunity to visit the underworld of Prague and to learn some of the gruesome history that took place there. We will také you beneath the Old Town Hall to explore this unique part of the city, to the former dungeons and torture chambers. You will hear about Prague’s most famous executioner and his tragic story, and learn about some of the famous prisoners who were tortured in this dark, lonely place.

This tour is a mixture of historical facts and an introduction to the paranormal, but if you wish a purely paranormal tour, why not try our 30 minute underground tour option?

Highlights:
GRUESOME HISTORIC FACTS
CATACOMBS WHERE CONDEMNED PRISONERS WERE HELD
MEDIEVAL PASSAGES ONCE USED AS DUNGEONS
INTRODUCTION TO THE PARANORMAL


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 Getting there - public transport
All tours start from our Ticket Centre, Tynska 7 Prague 1. Nearest tram 17, 18. Nearest metro Stromestka, Namesti Republiky or Mustek

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