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Guided Tour of Bohnice Psychiatric Hospital and Abandoned Cemetery in Prague

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Embark on a guided tour of the still-functioning Bohnice Psychiatric Clinic and its cemetery in Prague and learn about its shocking past. Develop an in-depth understanding of the often harrowing psychiatric practices and their unfortunate consequences on the clinic’s most vulnerable patients.


  • Get immersed in the comprehensive history of Prague’s Bohnice Psychiatric Clinic and its abandoned graveyard with a professional guide.

  • Get insights into the origin and evolution of psychiatry in Europe starting from the Medieval ages to the present times.

  • Learn about the horrific treatment procedures followed here along with the Rosenhan experiment, which helped improve the field of psychiatry.

  • Visit the hospital’s cemetery and reflect upon the unnamed patients whose tragic lives and stories are lost to history forever.


  • Expert English-speaking guide

  • Walking tour


  • Tips

  • Interior visit

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Guided Tour of Bohnice Psychiatric Clinic

The Bohnice Psychiatric Clinic, situated on the outskirts of Prague, holds some of the city's darkest secrets. The facility remains in use today. As you enter the hospital gates to start your tour, the experienced tour guide will take you through a maze of buildings, each with its own distinct history. Built in the early 20th century, the hospital has borne witness to truly chilling experiences that will shock you to your core. You'll hear stories of patients whose symptoms were grossly misunderstood and many who endured inhumane treatment practices. This tour shines a light on the stark differences in how psychiatry was practiced in the past, how far it has come, and how much further it still has to go.

Continue the tour at the Cemetery

The second part of the tour will show you around the clinic’s abandoned cemetery. You will also gain valuable insight into burial rituals of the past. Over the years, the place has intrigued paranormal enthusiasts and mystic lovers, who have been drawn to the stories of local legends. While walking among the many gravestones, you can’t help but feel an eerie sense of discomfort knowing about their unfortunate endings. Still, you can pay your respects to the departed souls who, in life and death, helped pave the way for a more compassionate approach to the treatment of mental illnesses.

Important Information

  • Wear comfortable shoes as this tour involves walking.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point. Students must show a valid student ID.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide in front of the gate of the Psychiatric Hospital.

  • Address: Ústavní 91, 181 00 Praha 8, Czechia.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Nemocnice Bohnice - Ředitelství. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board bus #235 to get you there.

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