Discover Prague’s historic Jewish Quarter
Discover Prague’s historic Jewish Quarter

Discover Prague’s historic Jewish Quarter

The Old-New Synagogue, chocolate babka and the Prague Golem.

  • Private &
    personalized

  • 3 hours

  • From
    $36.73  USD
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

You’ll go back in time over 1000 years (figuratively, we haven’t worked out how to do it literally yet) and discover the checkered history of Prague’s Jewish Quarter, known by its locals as Josefov.

You’ll have one of our local Prague hosts by your side as you explore the warren of old lanes and learn a little about the area’s painful past which will give you greater appreciation for your surroundings - which are all a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as it happens.

Discover the spectacular architecture of the Old-New Synagogue (ask them about the name), or indeed any one of the five synagogues which the area is home.

Stroll along the tree-lined Pařížská Street, make a stop at the Old Jewish Cemetery or Museum of Decorative Arts at its border, see the monument of Franz Kafka and hear the local legends of the mysterious Prague Golem.

You’ll inevitably find yourself in one of the many Kosher bakeries in the neighborhood (it happens to all of us), so we recommend trying chocolate babka or rugelach, a stuffed pastry made from cream cheese dough. Not your average history lesson.

  • Spend 3 hours deep in Prague’s Jewish history, with your host who is passionate about the history of the Josefov neighborhood

  • Experience the monumental Jewish Quarter, seeing its poignant and beautiful sites

  • Dive into the history at the Old-New Synagogue or take it all in as you stroll through Pařížská Street, go at your own pace with your host by your side

  • Discover hidden gems within this UNESCO World Heritage Site, through a local lens - you’ll explore this vibrant neighborhood known for its touching history

  • Enjoy samples from the array of Kosher restaurants and bakeries

  • Get a few recommendations from your host about other ways to take in Prague’s Jewish Quarter’s history

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • A private and personalized experience
  • 3 hours with your host
  • Scenic walking experience

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

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  • 2

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  • 3

    The best part!

    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
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