March20 2018 (Tue)
2:00 PM

WWII & Anthropoid Tour

Tour in English Language

Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral | Sightseeing Tours

180 minutes | Available

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Date: March 20, 2018 | 14:00 (Tue)
Venue: Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral
Duration: 180 minutes
Status: Available
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Group discount 10+ people

II World War & Anthropoid Tour

Tour in English language.
Includes visit of Church of St. Cyril and Methodious, the location of the last resistance of Czech paratroopers.
Meeting point: Trips and Tickets, Tynska 7, Praha 1
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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.

Tour highlights:

Experience World War Two history
Learn about the assassination of one of Hitler’s top officers
See the last hiding place of the Czech resistance

Some important sights on the tour:

Location of the biggest fights during Prague Uprising in May 1945
The apartment where Czech paratroopers were hiding
The location where the objects found at the scene of the assassination were exhibited
Hotel where important Nazi leader were staying
Infamous Gestapo Headquarters
The building used as Prague Gestapo prison
The location of the last resistance of Czech paratroopers

Please note:

This tour is not suitable for disabled or wheelchair users.

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