Prague | Czech Republic
In Alchemists’ Footsteps at the Prague Castle District
Alchemy and Magic in the era of Rudolph II.
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Duration: 2 hours
Meeting / Starting point: Beside the Starbucks Coffee located in the Lesser Town Square (Prague Castle Side)
Available also as:
Legends and Mysteries of Magic Prague
Prague Castle: The largest castle complex in the world. This masterpiece and its gorgeous gothic surroundings hold many fascinating secrets and tales, of alchemy, ghosts, and devils. Our intimate walking tour will take you through the most beautiful sights the Prague Castle district has to offer you, by the gentle warm flame of an oil lantern.
Book your private tour, suitable for corporate events, team buildings, school groups, or simply group of friends and couples; for all those that would like to enjoy flexibility, comfort and intimacy.
We can also offer pick-up at your location in Prague 1 and escorting you to the starting point.
Contact us in order to organise and make your participation unforgettable!
About This Tour
A Journey to Magic Prague
Our storytellers will bring to life a unique experience in the form of a walking tour … away from the hustle and bustle of Prague´s Old Town, this evening walk led by an elegant narrator carrying a lantern takes us on a journey through mystery and magic. Discovering on the way many unknown places of esoteric charm where masters of the dark arts of Alchemy and Astronomy would toil by candlelight late into the night. You will hear scary and mysterious stories of disappearances and the haunting presence of the devil. Our journey takes us through an area reputed to be the location of the “gate to hell” and where the silent streets and sinister corners have been walked by the most mysterious minds of the renaissance Europe.
Learn about the emperor Rudolph II and the most famous alchemists and magicians of the time.
Walk with us through the magical castle district passing by the Saint Vitus Cathedral, the New World, the Golden lane and more...
Let yourself be immersed by the stunning dark atmosphere of Prague's Castle district.
On this private walking tour you will enjoy intimacy, flexibility and comfort with your loved ones.
Inclusions & Exclusions
- The tour includes a tram ticket on the way up to the castle.
- This tour include a brochure.
- This tour does not include access to interiors of sites visited and no “jump scare” actors.
- This tour does not include snacks and drinks.
- This tour runs in all weather conditions; it is recommended to dress appropriately in wintertime and wear a raincoat or bring an umbrella in case of rain.
- This tour is an immersive storytelling experience about legends, histories and tales are not always associated with the building we stand in front of.
- Seats: pre-booking with online payment is essential to reserve the seat, therefore it is recommended to book early.
- The tour ends at Malostranska metro station, at the bottom of the Prague Castle.
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