December09 2021 (Thu)
2:00 PM

WWII & Anthropoid Tour

Tour in English Language

Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral - Sightseeing Tour | Guided group tours in Prague

180 minutes | Available

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Date: December 09, 2021 | 14:00 (Thu)
Venue: Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral - Sightseeing Tour
Duration: 180 minutes
Status: Available
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Tour with visit of Church of St. Cyril and Methodius, the location of the last resistance of Czech paratroopers

Czechoslovakia played an important role in World War Two and was key to Germany’s war effort. Behind its beautiful exterior, Prague hides scars of its past. This three-hour walking tour will explain why Hitler came to power, what role Czechoslovakia played in the Third Reich and what life was like during the Nazi occupation.

Your knowledgeable guide will explain what Operation Anthropoid was and who were the key players involved. See where the resistance members hid during the occupation and learn personal stories as to why some people risked their lives.

During the tour, guests have an opportunity to visit where the country’s heroes fought their last battle, learn more about the Prague Uprising and the local resistance, and discover some of the buildings and landmarks associated with World War Two. The tour will also cover the student uprising and the events that occurred during the early days of the war.

The tour will end at the Church of St Cyril and Methodius in the New Town, which now serves as a memorial to the victims of the Third Reich. Guests can spend time contemplating Prague’s tragic history before heading back to Old Town.

Highlights:

  • Get to know the World War II history
  • Learn about the assassination of one of Hitler’s top officers
  • See where the Czech resistance sought shelter

Included:

  • Visit of Church of St. Cyril and Methodious, the location of the last resistance of Czech paratroopers
  • English speaking tour guide 

Important sights on the tour:

  • Location of the biggest battle during the Prague Uprising in May 1945
  • Apartment where Czech paratroopers were hiding
  • Storefront where evidence from the assassination was exhibited
  • Former Gestapo prison
  • Infamous Gestapo Headquarters
  • Hotel where important Nazi leaders stayed
  • Location where the Czech paratroopers paid the ultimate price
  • Areas hit by the 1945 bombing

Meeting Point: 

See the meeting point on the map (Týnská 7, Prague 1)

Important: 

Please check the current conditions for admission to tours, events and activities in Czech Republic.

Not suitable for disabled or wheelchair users