WWII IN PRAGUE
This small group WWII in Prague Tour explores the remarkable history of Prague during the War Time. Our expert guide will take you on a journey through the streets of the Old Town, visiting the sites and landmarks that played a vital role in this tumultuous period.
- Enter a bomb shelter in the underground of a 12th century palace.
- Explore the crypt of Operation Anthropoid
- See a private collection of WW2 artifacts and archival photographs.
- Visit memorial to victims of Heydrich terror and church above crypt.
- Experience bravery of Prague Uprising and resistance fighters.
- Discover scars of war and gain deeper understanding.
- Hear stories of the period from our knowledgeable guide.
- Revisit Prague historic World War II sites hit by bombing in 1945.
- Learn about the fate of Czech Jews during World War Two.
The Operation Anthropoid crypt within the St. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral, the last hiding place for Czechoslovak paratroopers.
Our WWII in Prague Tour begins with a visit to the site where the German military entered the Old Town. Here the guide will be using vintage photographs to immerse you in the historical events. After that we proceed to the Old Town Square, where we recount stories from the 1945 Prague Uprising, accompanied by a selection of historical pictures.
Explore the remnants of the Old Town Hall on archival photographs
Our next stop is the underground beneath a 12th-century palace, which served as a bomb shelter during the bombing at the end of the war. Here, you can explore our private collection of WW2 artifacts, including rare and fascinating objects that offer a glimpse into the lives of those who lived through this period of history. Some of the artifacts include memorabilia, personal documents and other items that belonged to gestapo members, civilians and resistance fighters.
Delve into Anthropoid Tour assortment of World War II memorabilia and historical artifacts.
One of the highlights of our WWII in Prague Tour is the crypt of St. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral. This was here, where Czechoslovak paratroopers took refuge after carrying out the daring assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.
You’ll have the chance to pay your respects at the museum in the memorial to the victims of Heydrich terror. Sometimes you can even visit the church above the crypt.
Throughout the tour, you’ll see the scars of war etched into the very fabric of the city. After the walk, you will gain a deeper understanding of the sacrifices made by those who fought against oppression and tyranny.