Prague: Plague Doctor Old Town History Walking Tour

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See Prague from a new perspective with this unique walking tour. Follow your guide, dressed in the historical clothing of a plague doctor, and learn about the terrifying history of the bubonic plague.


  • Uncover the history of the bubonic plague while following your own plague doctor
  • Discover some hidden gems as you explore Prague's picturesque old town area
  • Meet A. Schamsky, a forgotten 18th century hero who fought the Plague in 1713
  • Step back in time to the years when the 'Black Death' terrorized much of Europe
  • Learn about the kinds of PPE that were used by the plague doctors in this time


Step back in time and learn more about the bubonic plague while exploring Prague with a plague doctor. Following the success of the online version as seen in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Vogue, and Forbes, this tour will take you through the streets of Prague and give you an insight into life during the plague in the 18th century. See a different side of Prague on this historical tour. Accompanied by your plague doctor guide, who will be dressed in the clothing of a plague doctor from 1713, discover hidden gems in the old town area. Learn about life during this terrifying period and stop by some historic locations like St. Francis Hospital. As you explore, find out about all of the shocking details of this disease that claimed so many lives. Feel free to ask any questions that you may have and think about what it might have taken to survive during these times before you finish up at the Convent of St. Agnes.


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Important Information

  • This tour will take place rain or shine.

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