On this 3-hour walking tour, take a step back in time and learn about the ultimate act of resistance during World War Two. See where Czechoslovakia’s heroes fought their last battle, hear the story of the bombing of Prague and learn more about the darkest days of the 20th century. This tour will visit the scene 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. Discover the stories behind the key players in Operation Anthropoid and understand what drove them to make such a sacrifice. The tour will end at the Church of St Cyril and Methodius where you can enter the crypt where seven brave men carried out the ultimate act of resistance.
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Czechoslovakia played a pivotal 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.
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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