Prague Free Tours

Prague's no.1 free tour on Tripadvisor!

Explore Prague's historic city center on 5 different and unique free tours. We are a team of fun Praguers and certified local experts who can't wait to show you around on our free tours!

(Check our schedule in the reservation system. We'll send you all the important information about how to find our meeting point in the confirmation e-mail)

WHAT IS A FREE TOUR?

A tour where you are in charge of deciding your own price. At the end of the tour and only after you have experienced the quality you can choose a value of your own liking.


  • STARTING TIME: Every day at 10 AM and 3 PM
  • AREA: Old Town, Jewish Quarter, and Charles Bridge 
  • MEETING POINT: Powder Gate, red umbrella with 100 on it (please make a reservation, it's for FREE and will secure your spot on our free walking tour)
  • ENDING POINT: John Lennon Wall (finishing below Prague Castle)
  • TOUR DURATION: 3 HOURS (incl. coffee break)

See Prague's TOP sights with a team of Prague-born certified guides. Explore, have fun and learn about Prague's beautiful history!

6 Reasons why to join our Prague Free Walking Tour

  1. We believe our tours are a perfect mix of history, fun facts, and Czech humor!
  2. We've received the TripAdvisor award "Best of the Best 2022". See our Prague Free Walking Tour on Tripadvisor.
  3. Our Free Tour is the only Free Tour in Prague that covers Old Town, Jewish Quarter, Charles Bridge, and the John Lennon Wall all in one tour.
  4. Our groups don't exceed 25 people per guide (the upper limit around Prague is 45).
  5. We are Czech and have a Czech sense of humor (which is known worldwide to be extremely funny...).
  6. “Czech out“ our YouTube channel Real Prague Guides!

After you finish our Free Walking Tour you will be all set to explore Prague. You will know what are the best things to do in Prague, which tourist scams to avoid, and mainly what are the amazing stories behind every monument which is what makes Prague such a magical place to visit.

Join our SUMMER EVENING FREE TOUR at 6 PM

From the 3rd of June till the 31st of August, we also offer a free tour of Prague's historic center at 6 PM. To keep things cool in the hot summer weather!


 MAIN SIGHTS:  ► John Lennon Wall ► Old Town Square ► Astronomical Clock ► Charles University ► Charles Bridge ► Municipal House ► The Estates Theatre ► Jan Hus MonumentPowder Tower ► Jewish Town Hall ► High Synagogue ► Old-New Synagogue ► Old Jewish Cemetery ► Tyn Church  ► Paris Street ► and more...

Ready to explore Prague? Great! Click on the Free Reservation and we will see you soon!

WHAT IS A FREE WALKING TOUR?

A tour of Prague, where you are FREE to decide on the value of your own choice at the end of the tour. You can tip your guide in any major currency, or pay by card, we carry portable terminals.

 

Choose one of our two Free Prague Castle tours. Explore the largest ancient castle in the world with fun locals and certified experts!

  • STARTING TIME: Every day at 11 AM and 2 PM (they are a little different, please read below)
  • AREA: Prague Castle and Castle District
  • MEETING POINT: Klarov, Malostranska metro exit (red umbrella with 100 on it)
  • ENDING POINT: Prague Castle (near the vineyard of St. Wenceslas)
  • TOUR DURATION: 2 hours 15 minutes (incl. 10 min. break for photos and toilets)

Our 11 AM tour includes the big change of guards with music, which is the main ceremonial change that takes place only once a day. The 11 AM tour is perfect for those who would like to buy tickets for Prague Castle's attractions. After the tour is over you will still have around 3 hours to explore different museums within the Prague Castle complex.

Our 2 PM tour includes Golden Lane, Prague's most picturesque street. Golden Lane opens for free after 4 PM in winter and 5 PM in summer. We finish the tour at Golden Lane, so you can explore, take beautiful pictures or shop for souvenirs.

Both of the tours cover the same sights otherwise.

We start the tour directly below Prague Castle and take a tram to the Castle District from where it's a few minutes walk to Prague Castle - downhill 🙃. We think that is the most comfortable way to see Prague Castle.

  • You will enter the FREE part of the St. Vitus Cathedral.
  • You will visit all of the courtyards of Prague Castle and will see all of the historically important buildings which are in the free area of Prague Castle.
  • Watch this YouTube video which explains what you can see in Prague Castle for free and what you can see with tickets.

Things to know before visiting Prague Castle Free Tour

  • There are metal detectors positioned at every entrance to Prague Castle. Do not bring any weapons (knives, pepper sprays, etc.), there is no place to store these at Prague Castle.
  • You will need a public transport ticket for 30 CZK (1,2 EUR). You can purchase the ticket at the beginning of the tour.
  • In winter, it gets pretty windy in the castle. Multiple layers of clothes are the way to go. Wear comfortable shoes.

Our Free WW2 & Communism Tour runs at:

  • Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 10 AM.
  • Wed and Saturday at 2 PM (check our availability in the booking calendar)

On this Free Prague WW2 & Communism Tour, we explore Prague's darkest period of history, but we will also tell stories of courage and hope.

You will learn why was Prague not destroyed during the Second World War, you will hear about the Prague Uprising and how significant it was for post-war development. You will see the balcony from which the victory of the communist party was announced in 1948 and the square where Jan Palach set himself on fire after the invasion of the Warsaw pact army in 1968. Next, we will show you where Valentine's Day bombing took place and walk from the Dancing House to the Church of St. Cyril and Methodius, where brave Czech paratroopers were fighting with Nazi soldiers to their death, during the Anthropoid Operation, today it is a WW2 museum.

What will you learn?

  • How was Czechoslovakia founded and why did Hitler consider it to be originally a German territory?
  • What was the Munich agreement and how did the Second World War really start for Czechoslovakia?
  • Did the Czechs fight? What was the form of resistance?
  • Who was the Butcher of Prague and how was he killed?
  • When did the Prague Uprising take place and what role did it play at the end of the war?
  • What was the fate of Jewish people during the Nazi occupation?
  • Who were the best Czech fighters?
  • How did communism start in Czechoslovakia?
  • Why did Jan Palach set himself on fire?
  • Why was Czechoslovakia invaded in 1968?
  • Why do we call the end of communism the Velvet Revolution?

Where do we meet?

  • At Klarov, in front of the Malostranska metro exit. We will send you the picture of our meeting point and more information about how to find us in the confirmation email.

When does the tour start?

  • The tour starts at 10 am & 2 PM and runs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

WW2 SITES WE COVER  ► Wenceslas Square ► Narodni Street ► Neogothic Wing of Old Town Hall ► Maisel Synagogue  ► Pinkas Synagogue ► Stumbling Stones ► Winged Lion Memorial ► Memorial to Second Resistance Movement ► Dancing House ► Hlavka College ► National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror ► and more...

 

WHAT IS A FREE WALKING TOUR?

A tour of Prague, where you are FREE to decide on the value of your own choice at the end of the tour. You can tip your guide in any major currency, or pay by card, we carry portable terminals.

Explore Prague's dark stories and legends on the Free Ghost and Legends Tour. Walk the hidden streets and alleys of Old Town and uncover Prague's mysteries.

On this 1.5-hour-long Free Ghost and Legends tour, you will discover hidden passages, streets, and dark alleys of Old Town, while learning about Prague's gruesome and mysterious past. You will hear the story of Prague's most famous executioner, you will see the hospital where the first surgery with anesthesia in the world was successfully performed, and will visit one of the most legendary places in Prague, where some people till today meet at night to leave secret symbols and riddles on walls.