August20 2019 (Tue)
2:00 PM

WWII & Anthropoid Tour

Tour in English Language

Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral - Sightseeing Tour | Sightseeing Tours

180 minutes | Available

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Date: August 20, 2019 | 14:00 (Tue)
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 Methodious, 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:

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

Included:

  • Visit of Church of St. Cyril and Methodious, the location of the last resistance of Czech paratroopers
  • English speaking tour guide 
  • Click on Read more to check 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

Meeting Point: 

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

Important: 

  • Not suitable for disabled or wheelchair users

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