Destinations: Prague
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Prague in Detail: Five Historical Districts

Prague used to be separated into five historical districts; Old Town, New Town, Jewish Ghetto, Lesser Town and Prague Castle (Hradcany). Medieval towns were developed individually with their own town halls, town administrators and citizens. Therefore if you really want to see Prague and learn about its get off the beaten tracks parts and become Prague "insider", I recommended to arrange two half days private walking tours with lunch break.

Prague in Detail: The 1st day

1st day three districts on one site of Vltava River (Old Town, New Town and Jewish Ghetto)...to give you ideas please see short descriptions for each historical town

Prague Old Town

The Old Town of Prague is dated to the early 10th century, when craftsmen and traders from all over Europe began to establish a large market place on the Old Town Square . Later they went on to establish their own Town Hall, which now boasts the most admired Astronomical Clock, Tyn Church, Tyn (Ungelt) - the old custom house...

Prague New Town

The New Town of Prague was established by Charles IV. in the 14 th century, and was at that time the largest town in Europe , bigger than both London or Paris . The main sights to be seen in the New Town are Wenceslas Square, the National Theatre, Cubistic candelabrum.

Prague Jewish Quarter

The Jewish Quarter - first notes about Jewish community in Prague are dated to the end of 10th century, during the tour you will see the Old New (the oldest one in Europe), beautiful Art Nouveau architecture, Hebrew Clock, Franz Kafka Memorial sculpture... Walk includes lunch break in traditional Czech Restaurant and ends with drink in authentic pub...

Read about the 2nd day here.