22.08.2019 - 19:00
This Prague Castle tour covers a mixture of legends and historical facts, taking you to one of Prague’s most enchanting areas.
Take a journey with us from the cobbled streets of the Old Town, across the river through the Castle District, where you will visit sites such as the ancient Strahov Monastery, majestic Loreto and Cernin Palace. Walk the magical winding streets of the ‘New World’ as night descends upon the city and hear legends from the reigns of Good King Wenceslas and Charles IV. Hear how scientists and magicians were attracted to Bohemia during the unique reign of Rudolf II, and how alchemy, magic and astronomy have placed an important part in history. Enjoy the castle grounds and famous ‘Golden Lane’ as you avoid the daytime crowds and distractions, and as night falls enjoy the spectacular views the city has to offer from the largest castle complex in the world.
This walk is more than just a Prague Castle tour after dark – you will see..
This tour runs with 2 people min.
The tour walks through the courtyards but does not enter buildings.
Your tour ticket includes tram ride from the Mala Strana to the Castle area.
LISTEN TO PEARLS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC in Lobkowicz Palace‘s beautifully decorated concert hall with impressive 17th-century painted stucco ceilings. Professional musicians, including members of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, play for your pleasure during the Prague Castle visit.
St. Nicholas Church on the Old Town Square in Prague is famous for its unique acoustics, where every visitor enjoy the charm of Baroque church with a pleasant listening to classical music concerts, which have become longlasting and popular tradition. Guarantee The quality of these concerts is guaranteed by selection of artists, who works from outside the other in the National Theatre or in Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
Organ concerts at Knights of the Cross are drafted as one hour long coherent programmes. Besides compositions of world known masters of baroque and classicism period, sounds regularly music of Czech authors. Popular dramaturgy by listeners however artistic valuable completes rich sound of organ and its combination with solo instruments or song, so listener is still surprised by new colours and sound variations. Usually three artists perform at the concerts – soloists of our prominent opera and orchestra bodies, pedagogues of the Academy of music and drama and Prague conservatory.
Enjoy an opportunity to listen to a unique concert of classical music. In the church they are located one of the biggest classical organ in Prague with 3500 reed-pipes, 3 manuals and 50 ranks (organ - pistons). Organ built in baroque-romantic style in 1737.
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