Prague WWII and Communism 3 Hour Tour

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Prague WWII and Communism Half Day Tour
Prague WWII and Communism Half Day Tour
Prague WWII and Communism Half Day Tour
Prague WWII and Communism Half Day Tour
Prague WWII and Communism Half Day Tour
Prague WWII and Communism Half Day Tour
Prague WWII and Communism Half Day Tour
Prague WWII and Communism Half Day Tour
Wenceslas Square
Wenceslas Square
Old Town Square
Old Town Square
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What To Expect

Explore the most important places connected with WWII and the communist regime in Czech Republic. Specifically, visit Narodni Street, where students were brutally stopped by communist police, and Wenceslas Square, a place where many demonstrations against the communist totalitarian regime took place. Explore a former Gestapo headquarter at Petschek Palace and drop by Museum of Heydrich's Terror. Visit also the Old Town Square and the Jewish quarter.

Highlights

  • See the memorial on Narodni Street dedicated to hundreds of student protesters

  • Learn what happened to the Czech paratroopers who assassinated the Nazi commander Reinhard Heydrich at the National Memorial as well as the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror

  • Hear the stories of people who stood up against the oppressive regime at Wenceslas Square

  • See the former Gestapo headquarters at Petschek Palace

  • Listen to chilling WWII tales from Prague Uprising at the Old Town Square

  • Find out why several Jewish sights survived destruction at the historic Jewish Quarter

Specifications

Type:
Half Day Tours in Prague
Departs From:
Prague
Meeting Point:
Na Prikope 388/1, Prague
Duration:
3 hours
Availability:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 10:00 AM; 2:00 PM
Product Code:
14425
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Description

Are you interested in the history of Prague during World War II and the communism period? Do you want to know what it is like in Czechoslovakia during the 50 years of totalitarian regime?

If your answer is yes, then this tour is perfect for you. This tour is designed to give you a full understanding of the events that transpired in Czechoslovakia under 50 years of dictatorial regime.

Visit the memorial plaque on NarodnĂ­ Street, where students were brutally stopped by communist police. Next, explore the Museum of Heydrich's Terror, a museum dedicated to brave Czech paratroopers who successfully assassinated Hitler's right hand, Reinhard Heydrich, also called "The Butcher of Prague."

Drop by Wenceslas Square, a place where many demonstrations against communist totalitarian regime took place, and be moved by stories about people who stood up against oppression and who were ready to sacrifice their lives for a hope of possible change.

Also take a look on a former Gestapo headquarter at Petschek Palace, the place people feared the most. From there, walk directly to the Old Town Square and Jewish quarter and hear about various stories about World War II.

Learn about a vital part of our history as you experience a whole different kind of tour.

Includes

  • 3-hour tour

  • Professional guide

  • Museum of Heydrich's Terror entry ticket

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • German is available on request. Please inquire.

- Children 5 years old and below are free of charge if accompanied by two paying adults. Rates for children 6-17 years old apply only if accompanied by two paying adults.

  • Tour is available on Sundays depending on season. Please inquire.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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