WORLD WAR II TOUR

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TOUR DETAILS

This tour will take you back in time to one of Prague’s most dramatic periods. You will learn why Czechoslovakia was very important to Hitler and his Third Reich, so he took the country even before World War II has officially started on September 1st, 1939.

Did you ever wonder why Prague was not heavily bombed such as the other European cities? Together with your local guide you’ll uncover the hidden details in the streets and you will learn about heroic deeds and tragic losses of the Czech nation, reveal the disturbing past of the Czech capital during WW2!

When

This tour needs to be pre-booked 24 hours ahead.

Every Wednesday and Friday at 11am

Price
400 CZK (16 EUR)

Duration
3 hours

Language
English

Meeting point
Powder Tower at Namesti Republiky 5

End point
The crypt of Sts Cyril and Methodius Church (National Monument to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror); Resslova 9a, New Town, Praha 1

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MEETING POINT

Powder Tower at Namesti Republiky 5
Nearest metro stop: Namesti Republiky (yellow line)

How to recognize us?
Look for the guides holding a blue umbrella with a sign Prague Extravaganza FREE TOUR.

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • You’ll walk past some damaged remains in the Old Town, the Jewish Quarter and the New Town.
  • Learn why Nazis didn’t damage any synagogues in Prague and why the Jewish Museum operated during the WW2.
  • Visit a former Jewish primary school which has been used until 1942.
    Learn about the valorous deeds and tragic stories of the Terezin Ghetto.
  • Explore the high number of small memorials remembering the victims of Nazi Terror and the Czech resistance heroes.
  • Get to know the details behind the assassination of the second of top Nazi Reinhard Heydrich “the Butcher of Prague”.
  • You’ll visit a crypt of Sts Cyril and Methodius Church where the paratroopers of Operation Anthropoid had been hiding until their “martyrs’ deaths”.

IMPORTANT INFO

  • Please, reserve your spot at least 24 hours in advance and wait for the confirmation.
  • Please bring your travel pass or a 30-min public transportation ticket worth of 24 CZK.
  • We can also tailor this walk as a private tour. Contact us for more information.

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