Small-Group World War II Historical Tour in Prague

This three-hour, small-group 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. Czechoslovakia played a pivotal role in World War II and was key to Germany’s war effort. Your guide will take you behind Prague's beautiful exterior and show you the scars it hides from the past.

per adult from

$36

NZD

Duration

3 hours

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Visit to Church of St Cyril and Methodius
    • Entry/Admission - St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Prague Trips & Tickets, Tynska 7 Prague 1, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    The tour begins in front of the building Tynska 7, Prague 1

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: U Budovce, 7, Týnská 627, 110 00 Praha 1-Staré Město, Czechia

    Learn about the consequences of WW1 leading to the outbreak of WW2. Treaty of Versailles and the fall of 3 major power players, the creation of 9 new nations including Poland, Austria, and Czechoslovakia. A period of runaway inflation and the Great Depression and serious economic problems in Europe. Rise of nationalism throughout the continent. Rise of Hitler's popularity

    Duration: 8 minutes

    Stop At: Stone Bell House, Staromestske namesti 605/13, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    Learn about the Sudeten Deutsche Party, The Munich Agreement and the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Church of Our Lady before Tyn, Staromestske Namesti 604 Stare Mesto, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    Enjoy the view of a Gothic church and a dominant feature of the Old Town. It has been the main church of this part of the city since the 14th century.

    Stop At: Staroměstská radnice, Staroměstské nám. 1/3, Staré Město, 110 00 Praha-Praha 1, Czechia

    See the wing of the Old Town Hall destroyed during the Prague Uprising in 1945. Hear about what every-day life was like during the occupation, and the May uprising that led to the victory and the end of war on May 8th.

    Duration: 8 minutes

    Stop At: Celetna Street, Celetna, Praha 1, Prague Czech Republic

    You will hear about the 17th of November 1939 - the execution of Czech students, closure of Czech universities, and the situation in the Czech lands during the tenure of Konstantin von Neurath - when the country became part of the Third Reich. Appointment of Reinhard Heydrich to the position on September 27, 1941, which became a turning point in the history of the Protectorate

    Duration: 8 minutes

    Stop At: Melantrichova, 110 00 Praha 1-Staré Město, Czechia

    Hear about what preceded the Anthropoid Operation, about the exiled government in London, Operation Benjamin, Silver A and Silver B. See the building with the apartment of Josef and Marie Svatoš. This house played a key role in many stories of the war, as it was one of the main resistance hideouts

    Duration: 8 minutes

    Stop At: Bata, Václavské nám. 6, 110 00 Praha 1-Nové Město, Czechia

    Learn about the "assasination" of Heydrich. This Baťa Department Store was used to exhibit the objects found at the scene of the assassination

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Vaclavske namEsti, Vaclavske namesti, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    Learn the tragic story of the village Lidice where on June 10, 1942 around ten o'clock in the morning all men were executed and all women taken to concentration camps. Lidice ceased to exist.

    Duration: 8 minutes

    Stop At: Esplanade Hotel Prague, Washingtonova 1600/1600/19, Nové Město, 110 00 Praha-Praha 1, Czechia

    A favorite hotel of the Nazis during the occupation.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Petschek Palace, Politickych veznu 931/20, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    Petschek Palace, a Gestapo Headquarters where Czechoslovaks were interrogated, tortured and killed in thousands. On June 16th, 1942 Karel Čurda is entering this building and betraying his comrades - turning point in the search of Heydrich´s "assasins".

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Národní muzeum, Václavské nám. 68, 110 00 Praha 1-Nové Město, Czechia

    One of the most impressive buildings in Prague. The National Museum houses nearly 14 million items from the areas of natural history, history, arts, music and librarianship, which are located in dozens of museum buildings.

    Stop At: Vodičkova, Nové Město, Praha, Czechia

    Pass by one of the central streets in Prague New Town and hear about two covert, unfortunately unsuccessful operations: Tin a Bioscop

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Karlovo namesti Nove Mesto, Prague 120 00 Czech Republic

    Learn about the bombing of Prague in 1945.

    Duration: 8 minutes

    Stop At: St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, Resslova 9, Prague Czech Republic

    Visit to the Cathedral with guide.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, Resslova 307/9a, Prague 120 00 Czech Republic

    Visit the memorial, and the crypt where the Czech paratroopers paid the ultimate price. End ot the tour.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Prague Trips & Tickets, 7, Týnská 627, Staré Město, 110 00 Praha-Praha 1, Czechia
    Departure Time :
    2:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral, Resslova 9a, 120 00 Praha 2-Nové Město, Czechia
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This tour includes historical facts connected to World War 2 so it is not recommended for small children
    • Children up to 6 years of age are free of charge
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by McGee's Entertainment, s.r.o.

Activity ID: V-7434P13

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