Guided Tours

All participants are kindly suggested to wear comfortable walking shoes. The Prague historical city centre and the Czech towns are largely paved with cobblestones. The organiser reserves the right to cancel any tour in case less than 10 delegates registered. On-site requests for guided tours are welcome but cannot be guaranteed. A cancellation free of charge is possible until 2 weeks before the event. In case of later cancellation, it is not possible to refund any money.

 

To buy a ticket please use the online registration form (if you are already registered to the Symposium, use your current login, select "I am already registered" option in Step 1 and reserve your ticket(s) in Step 2).

 

GRAND TOUR OF PRAGUE

 

Friday, November 9, 2012
14:00-18:00
The insightful historical tour lets you enjoy the city´s most famous sights. The tour starts at Prague Castle (Hradčany), registered as the biggest castle complex in the world. It established itself as the spiritual centre of the Bohemian sovereigns from 9th century and since 1918 (foundation of Czechoslovakia) it has served as the residence of presidents. A visit to St. Vitus Cathedral is included. The tour then follows the “Royal Route”, the former promenade of kings and part of the official coronation by foot. Winding down to Lesser Town where you will cross the famous Charles Bridge and continue to discover remarkable monuments in the Old Town area. This remarkable journey ends in front of the Old Town City Hall with its extraordinary astronomical clock.
Please kindly note THIS IS A WALKING TOUR!

Price per person: 39 EUR – partly - visit of
  St.Vitus cathedral
 Duration:  4 hours
 
Including A/C coach transfer to the Prague Castle and then from the city centre to the Prague Congress Centre, English speaking guide.

OLD TOWN AND JEWISH QUARTER

 
Friday, November 9, 2012
14:00-17:00
 This insightful historical tour of the Old Town of Prague lets you enjoy the city’s most famous sights such as the Powder Tower, the Estate Theatre, the Charles University, the Old Town Square, the Charles Bridge with the Prague Castle Panorama, the Jewish Quarter and other sights. You will discover astonishing history of the Jewish community in Prague, which can be traced back to the middle of the 10th century. Miraculously many outstanding monuments have remained intact through WWII. The visit includes the Jewish Museum located in Prague Synagogues and Old Jewish Cemetery.

 

Price per person: 50 EUR
Duration: 3 hours



Including A/C coach transfer to/from the city centre to the Prague Congress Centre, English speaking guide.

PRAGUE CASTLE IN DETAIL

 
Saturday, November 10, 2012
09:00-13:00
 
The Prague Castle, an ancient symbol of the Czech lands, is the most significant Czech monument and one of the most important cultural institutions in the Czech Republic.The Prague Castle was most likely founded in around 880 by Prince Bořivoj of the Přemysl Dynasty (Přemyslovci). According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Prague Castle is the largest coherent castle complex in the world, with an area of almost 70,000 m². A UNESCO World Heritage site, it consists of a large-scale composition of palaces and ecclesiastical buildings of various architectural styles, from Roman-style buildings from the 10th century through Gothic modifications in the 14th century. The famous Slovenian architect Josip Plečnik was responsible for extensive renovations in the time of the First Republic (1918-1938). Since the Velvet Revolution, the Prague Castle has undergone significant and on-going repairs and reconstructions
A visit includes: Old Royal Palace, Golden Lane, Bazilik of St. Georg, and St. Vitus Cathedral. The tour then follows the “Royal Route”, the former promenade of kings and part of the official coronation by foot. Winding down to Lesser Town and ends the famous Charles Bridge. Please kindly note THIS IS A WALKING TOUR!

Price per person: 49 EUR (incl. Prague Castle – Old Royal
   Palace, St. Vitus Cathedral, Golden lane)
 Duration:  4 hours
 
Including A/C coach transfer to the Prague Castle and then from the city centre to the Prague Congress Centre, English speaking guide.

   
 
Symposium Secretariat: CZECH-IN s.r.o., 5. kvetna 65, 140 21 Prague 4, CZE | tel.: +420 261 174 301 | fax: +420 261 174 307
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