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Prague Experience

Suitable for Family, Group, Senior

OVERVIEW

Pray in one of the oldest synagogues in Europe and explore the ancient mystical past on a Jewish tour of Prague. Prague, a city with a magical Jewish history, is also the destination for walking among colorful baroque style buildings and Medieval structures.

Prague is one of the absolute best destinations for Jewish travel. Jewish quarter Prague tours are like no other Jewish travel experience. Its beautiful synagogues are all part of one huge Jewish museum. The famous cemetery is unlike any other cemetery in the world, and the sites are filled with mystery, including the mystery of the Golem, the famous creation of the Maharal of Prague.

See where Franz Kafka lived, tour the Prague Castle Complex, or head to the Strahov Monastery and Brewery to see 320,000 ancient books and artifacts and sample their brew on tap. Visit the Jewish Quarter and all its mysteries that Prague has to share with Gil Travel.

Highlights*

  • Take in the Jewish Quarter and the Old Town and hear about the Golem of Prague on a Jewish tour of Prague.
  • Visit the historic synagogues: Maisel Synagogue, Spanish Synagogue, Pinkas Synagogue, Klaus Synagogue, Ceremonial Hall, Robert Guttmann Gallery, and Old Jewish Cemetery on a Jewish Prague walking tour..
    Stroll through the Prague Castle Complex and get a fascinating view into the lives of the Czech monarchy
  • View the private museum of the Princely Collection in the Lobkowicz Palace via a special audio guide recorded by Mr. William Lobkowicz himself
  • Meet with students at the Lauder Jewish School in Prague.
  • Visit Theresienstadt–the former concentration camp where 33,000 Jews were killed.
  • Explore the medieval armory and house No, 22 where Franz Kafka used to live at Golden Lane

*Some experiences are subject to minimum group size

Day by Day Suggested Program

Day 1
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Arrive individually and meet in the lobby of the hotel for an opening dinner.

Day 2
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Breakfast at the hotel.

Panoramic bus tour of the city, “In the Footsteps of James Bond” where we see many of the locations where the James Bond movies were filmed.

Drive by the famous Dancing House and through the historical area of Vysehrad with its 10th century fort.

Observe up close modern local Czech life with a drive through the busting residential area of Vinohrady, once covered by vineyards.

Head towards the Castle district and Hradcany.

Special VIP visit to the Strahov Monastery. We’re invited into the two main halls of the library – Philosophical and Theological- where we get the special opportunity to walk among the 320,000 ancient books and artifacts.

Prague Castle Complex to admire its courtyards inside of courtyards. It’s a fascinating view into the lives of the Czech monarchy and Prague history in general.

After lunch at the Lobkowicz Palace , tour the private museum of the Princely Collection with a special audio guide recorded by Mr. William Lobkowicz himself.

Before heading back to the hotel, stop at the real jewel of the Castle district, Golden Lane. Once there, visit the medieval armory and house No. 22 where Franz Kafka used to live.

Return to the hotel to refresh before an evening at leisure.

Day 3
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Breakfast at the hotel.

Briefing on “The Czech Jewish Community: Past, Present & Future” at the Jewish City Hall before the Jewish walking tour of Prague.

Jewish Quarter tour of Prague and the Jewish Museum complex, home of the “Precious Legacy”: Maisel’s Synagogue, Pincus Synagogue, Klaus Synagogue, the Alt-New Synagogue and the famous Jewish Cemetery, dating back to the 15th century.

Lunch at a restaurant in the Old Town with the American Ambassador.

Visit the Old Towne Square and see the legendary 14th Century Astronomical Clock and Prague’s Art Nouveau Architecture

Refresh back at the hotel before an evening at leisure

Day 4
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Breakfast at the hotel

Depart for Terezin, the former “model” concentration camp. Broaden our knowledge about the Holocaust in the Czech Republic on a Terezin tour and at the museum of the Terezin Ghetto.

Eat a box lunch and visit the Magdeburg Barracks, the recently uncovered secret synagogue and the Crematorium.

The visit is concluded with an emotional and respectful Yizkor Service

Refresh back at the hotel before our farewell dinner with the Israeli Ambassador.

Day 5
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Finish the trip with breakfast at the hotel

Everyone is transferred back to the USA or post–mission options to Vienna or Budapest.

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