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Prague Through the Eyes of Franz Kafka 2.5-Hour Tour

Product ID: 56180
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Discover Prague through the eyes of Franz Kafka on a 2.5-hour tour. Learn about his life and times in the city. Along the way, pass iconic monuments in the Old Town, Lesser Town and Jewish Quarter. Stop for a drink in one of Kafka’s favorite cafés.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn more about the life of Franz Kafka and his relationship to Prague
  • Stop at sites that inspired Kafka's writing, and hear short readings at each one
  • Go to a café that Franz Kafka used to frequent
  • See some of the apartments where Franz Kafka's family lived
  • Hear about Prague's literary impact on Kafka, along with a broader view of literature in the city
Full description
Explore Prague through the life and times of the city’s most famous author on a 2.5-hour Franz Kafka tour.

Meet your guide by the Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square, and stroll to sites with a history related to Kafka. The author of “Metamorphosis,” “The Trial” and “The Castle,” Kafka spent much of his life and wrote many of his literary works in Josefov, Pragueʼs former Jewish Ghetto.

Follow your guide to some of the apartments where the Kafka family lived. Discover where Franz Kafka went to school and university. Go to the house where he 1st met his future wife, Felice Bauer. Pass by some of the salons and synagogues that inspired his literary contemplations.

Each stop has a Kafka connection, and includes a short reading from his work. Along the way, learn more about the history of Prague, and especially the fate of its Jewish community. Hear about Prague’s multicultural history, and its broader relationship to art and literature.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Tea or coffee
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance tickets

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide by the Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square. The guide will be holding an open blue and white umbrella.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour operates in all weather conditions, so please dress accordingly
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Get Prague Guide Michal Vesely

Product ID: 56180