Hradcany - Prague Castle Town part is politicaly the most important historical district, with many aristocratic palaces, seat of president and also with Monastic Brewery of Strahov Monastery.
Guinness Book of records
Prague Castle is licensed in the Guinness Book of records for its size as the biggest complex made up of palaces, 3 courtyards, majestic gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, Royal Palace, St. George Basilica, Mihulka Tower (alchemistic) and the famous Golden Lane with little houses and the Daliborka - a northern tower, which was used as a prison in the past.
The castle is situated in Hradcany, another historical town of Prague , with beautiful house signs and a spectacular part called Novy Svet ‘New World’.
Walk through the 20th century...
All just in one century
Austro - Hungarian Monarchy led by the Habsburg dynasty, Czechoslovakia, Hitler and his Nazi occupation, Lenin and Stalin, Russian invasion, Velvet Revolution and separation of Czechoslovakia...all in just one century!
The most complicated century of human era is probably the 20th century, great evolution, dictators, government, communism and capitalism...
Discover the narrow alleys of Prague and all of the stories behind them. We will show you where used to be the executions, tell you about the secrets of the astronomical clock, local pagan religion and habits, white witchcraft, rituals, the meaning of pentagram and hexagram - David's star... We will tell you about the Gothic architecture in the Old Town, The Black Madonna, The Powder Gate, who founded the city and why it is called Praha.
The tour ends at the Old Town Square where we will tell you about the great power of stones and a talisman - a magic stone will be given to each participant. Your guide will be a witch or wizard, look out for a guide with a broom, a witch poppet and a lantern..
8 Euro per person for 2-hour adventure.