The terror of Nazi occupation, the bravery of resistance and the fate of Czech Jews.

Let me tell you stories that affected thousands of people in our country during the dark years of WW2. Stories of Nazi occupation and Hitler’s arrival to the Prague Castle in March 1939. Stories of the Czech Jews deported to concentration camps and ghettos. Probably each country has its own “big story” that shows the bravery of the nation.

In Czech lands it is the story of Reinhard Heydrich, a high-ranking German Nazi, who became a governor of Czechs in 1941. His arrival to Prague was marked by hundreds of executions and transports of Jews, therefore the Czechoslovakian government-in-exile in London prepared a mission to kill him. They called it the “Operation Anthropoid” and two soldiers, one Czech and one Slovakian, were chosen to execute it.

Eventually they succeeded and Heydrich died in Prague in June 1942. What followed after this assassination? What happened to soldiers and what price the Czechs had to pay? Join me on the tour!

By the way, did you know that several movies were filmed in Prague, about the topic of WWII? Such as Operation Daybreak (1975) ,Anthropoid (2016) and HHhH (2017)?

 

Do you want to know what you will see during the tour? Check this article on TraveLog.


  • Walking tour in Prague 

    • Sites: Old Town Square, Jewish Quarter, Petschek Palace (seat of Gestapo – only from outside, to visit the interiors the reservation is required at least 7 day ahead), church of Sts Cyril and Methodius (interiors, except Monday)
    • duration: approx 4hours
    • entrance fees not included: Jewish Quarter 

  • Driving tour in Prague

    • see more and learn more about WW2 in Prague, do not spend time walking, by car you can cover more
    • Sites: Old Town Square, Jewish Quarter, Petschek Palace (seat of Gestapo, to visit the interiors the reservation is required at least 7 days ahead), Church of Sts Cyril and Methodius (except Monday), Kobylisy shooting range, Libeň – the place where Heydrich was assassinated
    • duration: approx 4-5hours
    • entrance fees not included: Jewish Quarter

  • All day driving tour

    • Prague and the sites outside the city
    • Sites: Terezín Ghetto, Lidice (the village that was destroyed by Nazis as a revenge for Heydrich’s death), Panenské Břežany (the town where Heydrich lived), Kobylisy shooting range, Libeň – the place where Heydrich was assassinated, Church of Sts Cyril and Methodius
    • duration: 8-9 hours
    • entrance fees not included: Terezin Ghetto and Gestapo Prison, Lidice Memorial Museum, Panenské Břežany Museum