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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Follow a Plague Doctor Through Prague

Prague, Czech RepublicPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Lucie & David

60 minsHosted in English
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Meet your host live on Zoom.
Up to 15 people
Private groups available for up to 100.

What you'll do

+++We offer a version for team building and company events up to 100 people+++Private Tours in German and Czech upon request+++
Step back into time and virtually experience the empty streets of Prague during the Black Death and plagues of the 17th and 18th centuries. Through video, we'll follow the footsteps of Dr. Alexander Schamsky, an unknown Czech hero who fought the plague in 1713. From the “personal protective equipment” of the time to the deserted landmarks of the city, you’ll immerse yourself in the forgotten history of the pneumonic and bubonic plagues. Our recorded video has no audio as we comment everything live we see. The movie was shot with a professional camera during times of quarantine and shows the abandoned old town.
One of our 5 Plague Doctors will take you on the journey to visit the famous Charles Bridge, walk around the Old Town Square, and go into the Jewish Quarter, discovering hidden gems in the dark streets. We´ll stop by the old St. Francis hospital and conclude the tour at the convent of St. Agnes. So, not only will you traverse time, but you’ll also get the sense of travel—all from the comfort of your home.
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+++We offer a version for team building and company events up to 100 people+++Private Tours in German and Czech upon request+++
Step back into time and virtually experience the empty streets of Prague during the Black Death and plagues of the 17th and 18th centuries. Through video, we'll follow the footsteps of Dr. Alexander Schamsky, an unknown Czech hero who fought the plague in 1713. From the “personal protective equipment” of the time to…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Lucie & David can host private groups of any size, up to 100 guests. Private group rates start at $211.

Meet your host, Lucie & David

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Hello from Prague! We are group of multinational tour guides who share the passion for the history of Prague. We’ve created a virtual version of our successful tour (https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/1290936) in order to provide a similar experience in your living room during the current travel restriction. We were inspired by the book of the plague doctor Alexander Schamsky, a forgotten hero of Prague. We’re looking forward to sharing the famous spots and hidden jewels of Old Town Prague with you! We will confirm prior the event who of us will do the tour+++This experience can be also booked as a private event and team building up to 100 people+++We have also created vouchers to give this tour as a gift+++ Feel free to contact us for more details
Hello from Prague! We are group of multinational tour guides who share the passion for the history of Prague. We’ve created a virtual version of our successful tour (https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/1290936) in order to provide a similar experience in your living room during the current travel restriction. We were inspired by the book of the plague doctor Alexander Schamsky, a forgotten hero of Prague. We’re looking forward to sharing the famous spots and hidden jewels of Old Town Prague with…
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From $20
/ person
Mon, May 17
$20 per person
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
$20 per person
Mon, May 17
From $211 per group
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
Private groups only
From $211 per group
Tue, May 18
$20 per person
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
$20 per person

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Rated 4.91 out of 5 from 2,755 reviews.

Nicole
May 2021
Fantastic tour! We set one up for my husband's 50th birthday, it was so wonderful to have everyone together and experience Prague. David conducted our tour, he was incredibly knowledgeable, answered all of our questions, and hosted a truly wonderful experience. Would absolutely recommend 100%.
Fantastic tour! We set one up for my husband's 50th birthday, it was so wonderful to have everyone together and experience Prague. David conducted our tour, he was incredibly kno…
Allison
May 2021
Much better than your standard city tour! Loved learning about ancient beliefs and interesting to see the parallels to today's pandemic. The video gave a nice tour through the city, and our tour guide was fantastic.
Janet
May 2021
Tomas was a great host. He engaged with us very well and he had a sense of humour. We really enjoyed the session.
Adam
May 2021
Our plague doctor took a grim historical experience and made it a delightful and engaging presentation. With a mix of humor, video and pop quizzes he had us laughing at times and cringing at others. We were thoroughly entertained and didn’t want the experience to end. Thanks for the good time!
Our plague doctor took a grim historical experience and made it a delightful and engaging presentation. With a mix of humor, video and pop quizzes he had us laughing at times and c…
Shubhika
May 2021
We booked with Lucie & David for students as a bonding activity- everyone loved it! They are passionate, professional, and flexible; will go the extra mile to make sure you're pleased.
Carrie
May 2021
Tomas was a great guide - engaged everyone in the group, answered all kinds of wacky questions, and fed us with many quirky facts about Prague. The entire experience was much better than I expected! So fun to do this with family from all over, to learn a few things about the black plague, and to see Prague during COVID!
Tomas was a great guide - engaged everyone in the group, answered all kinds of wacky questions, and fed us with many quirky facts about Prague. The entire experience was much bette…

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  • Mon, May 17
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    $20 per person
  • Mon, May 17
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    Private groups only
    From $211 per group
  • Mon, May 17
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    $20 per person
  • Mon, May 17
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    $20 per person
  • Tue, May 18
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    $20 per person
  • Tue, May 18
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    $20 per person
  • Tue, May 18
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    $20 per person
  • Wed, May 19
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    Private groups only
    From $211 per group

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.