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  3. Wenceslas Square

Prague: Communists and World War II Tour

Product ID: 63987
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Travel back in time to World War II and the post-war Communist era on a 2-hour tour of Prague. Hear stories from the days of the Cold War. Recall the advent of democracy and the 1989 Velvet Revolution in places where history was written.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the events that led to World War II in Prague
  • Hear about life under Communism post-World War II
  • See the 30-meter tall statue of Stalin
  • Walk down streets that the Nazis once occupied
  • Get connected to the politics of the 20th century
  • Discover how the creation of Czechoslovakia came about
Full description
Take a history tour of Prague, focused on the dark days leading up to and during World War II and the post-war period of the Cold War and Iron Curtain.

Visit sites where history is written large, from National Street to St. Wenceslas Square. Get connected with the ups and downs of political life in the last century. Hear stories about the most dramatic moments in Czech history, which brought about the establishment of Czechoslovakia.

Your guide will tell you about World War I and how it led to World War II on streets where the Nazi Gestapo once ruled. Hear about the Communist Revolution and see a dramatic 30-meter high statue of Stalin. Follow the story of the Russian Occupation and learn how black-listed books were burned, why the student Jan Palach set himself on fire and what led to the Velvet Revolution.

Find out how everything came to pass in the Czech Republic during the 20th century.
Includes
  • 10% discount coupon for the Museum of Communism
  • 2-hour walking tour with local guide

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Meeting point

In front of the Charles Bridge at Křižovnické square, next to the Statue Charles IV. The guide will hold an orange umbrella. The closest tram or subway station is Staroměstská.

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Product ID: 63987