Legends, Mysteries and Symbolism

2 points per person

In the 16th century, during the reign of Emperor Rudolf II, the foundations were laid for the legends and myths surrounding the Old Town. Delve deep into the time of Rudolf II, the Habsburg period, to the origins of astronomy, astrology, and alchemy led by such figures as Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler, and Edward Kelly.

Practical information

Duration: 2 hours

Difficulty: 1,5 km/ 1 mile

Start: Prague:Guides&Tours, Staroměstské náměstí 1 (entrance via the tourist information office)
The start point of the walk is only a recommendation. We would be happy to customize the route for you.
The booking is mandatory at least 6 hours before the planned start.
Walking tour of exteriors. Entrance fees to buildings are not included.

Opening hours

Mon – Sun: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Old Town Square n. 1 (Staroměstské náměstí 1)


+420 775 855 037

Reservation +420 775 855 037

The booking is mandatory at least 6 hours before the planned start.

Due to government anti-epidemic measures, monuments, cultural facilities and all indoor sports grounds will be closed from 18 December 2020. All gastronomic facilities will be closed as well. Accommodation facilities may accommodate guests solely for the purpose of business travel. Detailed information can be found here.