Guided tours

For those who want to see more of Prague than just the conference venue, we offer guided tours around the historical center listed on the UNESCO world heritage list. The tours will be given in English language by a professional guide and tailored exclusively for conference participants. Advanced registration is required!

General information

  • The tours last 1.5-2.5h, are 3-5km long. The are cobble stones, stairs, and steep hills (Royale route) – so be prepared for that (good shoes, snacks).
  • The tour will take place at any weather – it is thus advised to bring an umbrella.
  • Price is 300-350 CZK, paid upon the registration.
  • Do not wait with booking, each group is limited to 20 persons.
  • We have three different routes – please make sure you will be on the correct meeting point.
  • Please, be on time for the tour start! There will be no refunds for late arrivals.
  • The tours are organized by our partner organization Agentura Rubio. The booking is done online with Paypal payment on the account of Agentura Rubio (please note that due to IEEE regulations, the booking system is hosted on the webpages of the Czech Technical University).

Tour dates

Tour description

  1. Scientific Prague
    date: Wednesday, April 13, 9:30 (a.m.); Sunday, April 17, 10:00 (a.m.)
    duration: 1.5 hrs
    price: 300 CZK
    meeting point: Old Town Square, in front of Astronomical Clock at the Old Townhall (see photo)
    final point: Old Town Square
    Old Town Square – Týn Church – Carolinum – Clementinum – Betlémské Square – Karlova Street – Old Town Square
    A unique tour tailored exclusively for conference participants will lead you through the narrowed lanes of the Old Town. Prague had attracted scientists much longer before conferences started to be organized there. Meet your famous scientific predecessors that left their traces in the Czech capital – e.g. astronomers Johannes Kepler, Tycho Brahe, Albert Einstein, Nikola Tesla and others. You will explore places associated with them as well as get to know the history of university and scientific tradition of Prague.
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  2. Prague Full of Legends and Mysteries
    date: Thursday, April 14, 20:00.
    duration: 1.5 hrs
    price: 300 CZK
    meeting point: Old Town Square, in front of Astronomical Clock at the Old Townhall (see photo)
    final point: Old Town
    Old Town Square – Ungelt – Jewish Town – Haštalské Square – St. Agnes Convent – Řásnovka – Powder Tower
    Explore the hidden part of the Old Town overlooked by most of the tourists! And learn the off-text book Old Town´s and Jewish Town´s history represented by legendary creatures and ghosts!
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  3. Royal route – in the footsteps of Czech kings
    date: Saturday, April 16, 14:30.
    duration: 2.5 hrs
    price: 350 CZK
    meeting point: tram stop Pražský hrad (tram 22) (see photo)
    final point: Old Town
    Prague Castle – Lesser Town – Charles Bridge – Old Town
    The tour follows historical coronation processions of Czech kings (in a reversed order) which used to pass through all the historic districts of Prague. We will start at the Prague Castle, a Prague´s must see, then descent to Lesser Quarter, the district of noble pallaces, cross the Vltava river across the famous Charles Bridge and following the labyrinth of crooked Old Town´s lanes we will finish the tour in the Old Town Square.
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Registration is closed.

The tour opens if minimum of 5 persons are signed (you will be fully reimbursed in case of cancellation).

You will receive a confirmation email 24h prior the start of the tour, if not please contact us.


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