- For a different view of Prague, take this guided tour of locations connected with the famous Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mozart visited Prague on four occasions in the 1780s and 1790s, and his works were rapturously received. Prague held a special place in Mozart's heart, and he felt that his music was especially well appreciated by the city's populace. This tour offers you the unique opportunity to visit locations where Mozart stayed in Prague. It also reveals why Prague's citizens welcomed Mozart so warmly, and why his music continues to win Czech hearts today. The tour takes you on foot through the Old Town to stop at the Golden Angel house, the Estates Theatre which presented the world premiere of the opera Don Giovanni on October 29, 1791, and the Three Golden Lions house, where Mozart lived during his second stay in Prague. You'll then transfer by tram to Bertramka to visit an exhibition commemorating the life of Mozart. Returning to the Old Town by tram, you'll take the funicular to Petrin's Tower and on to the Strahov Monastery at Hradcany. You'll visit Hradcany Square and the houses and palaces where Mozart held concerts or lived. 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 the Lesser Town.
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