Get into the musical atmosphere of Prague on this guided tour of locations connected to the famous Austrian composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mozart visited Prague on four occasions in the 1780s and 90s, and his works were rapturously received. This tour offers you the unique opportunity to visit locations where Mozart stayed in Prague, and also reveals why Prague's citizens welcomed Mozart so warmly and why his music continues to win Czech hearts today.
Prague held a special place in Mozart's heart, and he felt that his music was especially appreciated by the city's people. This tour lets you follow his footsteps through the city. Visit Old Town and stop at the Golden Angel house and the Estates Theatre, which presented the world premiere of the opera, Don Giovanni, on October 29, 1791. In addition, visit the Three Golden Lions house, where Mozart lived during his second stay in Prague.You will then head to the Museum of Music in Karmelitská by tram to see an exhibition of Mozart, or the Church of St Nicolas at Lesser Town where Mozart once play the organ. Returning to Old Town by tram, take the funicular to Petrin Tower and on to the Strahov Monastery at Hradcany, Prague’s peaceful neighborough. Visit Hradcany Square and the palaces where Mozart held concerts and the houses he stayed in.The walking tour concludes at St Nicholas's Church, where a requiem was held on December 14, 1791, as a tribute to Mozart and as a statement of the Czech nation's sorrow caused by his sudden death. The trip ends in Lesser Town.