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Legends of Jewish Quarter

Excursion in Prague

Tour Price : 1per. - 400 CZK, 2-3 per. - 550 CZK, 650 CZK p. hr p. group Duration : 1,5 - 2 hours, depending on group and interest Languages: English, Czech, Slovak

Prague is quite a multinational city, and it hosts one of the oldest European Jewish Ghettos.
The Jewish people have a very rich history in Prague. The first mentioning of their coming for found in the prognosis of Libuse princess, who had a dream that people from other country are lost and are seeking for shelter. She was convinced that they would bring something good to Prague, and she was actually right. These first noted could be traced back to 956.

Private guides of Prague usually advice to start this tour in the evening, when the numerous statues start to cast long shadows and create a mystic atmosphere. This guided tour in Prague will take only a couple of hours, but you will learn a lot about the history of the Jewish people in Prague: when they first came in Prague?  What were the circumstances of their arrival? Were they greeted in Prague and so on?

Private tours of Prague usually include exploring such famous and interesting places as the exteriors of Pinkas, Klaus, Maisel, New and old Spanish Synagogues. You will take a look at the statue of the famous Jewish writer – Franz Kafka, and the place where he was born. Tourists usually are especially interested in visiting the old Jewish cemetery, and listening about its mysterious legends. As the matter of fact it is the oldest Jewish cemetery in Europe, and its oldest grave belongs to Rabbi Avigdor Kara. It is said that the creator of Golem – Rabbi Loew – is also buried there. 

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: 1per. - 400 CZK, 2-3 per. - 550 CZK, 650 CZK p. hr p. group
Duration: 1,5 - 2 hours, depending on group and interest
Group Size: starts from 1 person - anykind of group welcome!
Languages: English, Czech, Slovak
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :NO
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):NO
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :NO