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Prague: World War II and Communist History Tour

Product ID: 67817
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Take a moving journey through the unimaginable suffering and unspeakable courage of the people of Prague in the 20th century. Learn the World War II and communist history of the city at key locations.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the most important locations relating to events of the Communist era
  • Learn about the Nazi occupation and resistance
  • Discover where the Nazi head of the security services was assassinated
Full description
Travel back in time and explore the World War II and communist history of Prague on a 2.5-hour walking tour. Learn about the Nazi occupation that turned one of Europe’s most progressive and industrialized states into a nightmare and the turbulent years that followed.

Hear entertaining accounts of major events from the perspective of the locals. Journey through the days of Nazi rule, through the Czech uprising, Communist coup and letdown. Relive the euphoria of the Prague Spring and the trauma of the Warsaw Pact invasion. Investigate the years of Normalization, the persecution of the Plastic People of the Universe and Charta 77.

Hear how Václav Havel and an eclectic bunch of dissidents were swept to power by the Velvet Revolution of 1989. Visit the most important locations relating to these events, including the Municipal House, Jewish Quarter, Dancing House and Wenceslas Square.
Includes
  • 2.5-hour walking tour

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the local tour operator's office at Celetna 12, Prague 1.

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Product ID: 67817