Guided tour

Prague: WWII & Operation Anthropoid Tour with Bomb Shelter

Activity provider: World War II in Prague

Prague: WWII & Operation Anthropoid Tour with Bomb Shelter

Activity provider: World War II in Prague
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Learn about the Nazi occupation of Prague on a guided tour of the Old Town. Visit an underground air-raid shelter, learn about Operation Anthropoid, and see a private collection of WWII artifacts.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the medieval underground cellars of the palace U Kunstatu
  • Visit the crypt beneath St Cyril and Methodius cathedral
  • Walk down Prague streets and compare the landmarks to those in archived pictures
  • Discover a private collection of WWII memorabilia
  • Hear about Operation Anthropoid, the daring plan to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich
Full description

Learn about the Nazi occupation of Prague with licensed historian guides on a walking tour. See the scars of WWII that still remain on the walls and streets of The Old Town.

Hear about the fate of Czech Jews while visiting the Jewish Quarter. Enter the crypt of Saints Cyril and Methodius Cathedral and learn about Operation Anthropoid - a special operation to assassinate the notorious SS Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich. 

Visit a medieval underground space within the cellars of the palace U Kunstatu. See how it was used as an air-raid shelter and discover a private collection of WWII artifacts.

Includes
  • Expert guide
  • Entry to the medieval underground cellars of the palace U Kunštátů
  • Public transportation ticket
  • Private collection of WWII memorabilia
  • Visit the crypt of Saint Cyril and Methodius Cathedral
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    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide in front of the Powder Tower (Prašná Brána) in the centre of Republic Square (Náměstí Republiky). Metro stop Náměstí Republiky. Your guide will be standing at the meeting point holding a black umbrella.

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    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 325 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Transportation
      4.8/5
    • Value for money
      4.7/5
    • Safety
      4.8/5

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    We were a small group of only three people plus our guide. She was very well spoken, knew a lot about the history of Prague and of course as well of the specifics during WWII. I learned a lot of new details I hadn’t heard before even though I already knew a lot about the Third Reich and WWII. And I really enjoyed that our guide showed us a lot of pictures.

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    August 3, 2022

    A must-do in Prague! Our tour guide, George was hilarious, knowledgeable, and a lot of fun. Not only did he show us and discuss interesting WW-2 history, but he made it a point to discuss many other historical happenings, buildings, and facts along the way. It was an enjoyable and informative experience, one that we would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Prague.

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    July 18, 2022

    Very interesting, Jacob was excellent. My 19 year old son particularly enjoyed it as he likes history. We visited the underground caverns under the clock tower which were interesting. Would have liked to visit the churches where the martyrs were killed as well. Maybe they could add this to the tour and increase the price?

    January 16, 2020

    Product ID: 14170