Take a journey back in time with us to the ultimate acts of resistance during World War II. See where Czechoslovakia’s modern heroes fought their last battle, hear the story of the bombing of Prague and learn little-known details about the darkest days of the 20th century. This three-hour tour will visit the site of the Prague Uprising, the dreaded Gestapo Headquarters, the areas of the city bombed in 1945, and the hiding spots used by the Czech Resistance. Uncover the personal histories of the key players in Operation Anthropoid and learn what drove them to make this heroic sacrifice. The tour ends at the Church of St Cyril and Methodius, and you can enter the crypt where lay the brave men who carried out the ultimate act of resistance.
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Czechoslovakia played a pivotal role in World War II and was key to Germany’s war effort. Behind its beautiful exterior, Prague hides many scars of its wartime past. This three-hour walking tour will explain how Hitler came to power, the role Czechoslovakia played in the Third Reich, and what life was like during the Nazi occupation.
Your expert guide will explain what Operation Anthropoid was and who were its key operatives. See where Czech Resistance members hid during the occupation, learn their personal stories, and discover why they chose to risk 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 this tragic chapter of Prague’s history before returning to Old Town.
All our tours start from Tynska 7 in Prague’s Old Town, just a few minutes’ walk from the Old Town Square.
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