Free Prague WW2 Tour

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On this Free Prague WW2 Tour, we explore Prague's darkest period of history, but we will also tell stories of courage and hope. You will learn why was Prague not destroyed during the Second World War, you will hear about the Prague Uprising and how significant it was for post-war development. Next, we will show you where Valentine's Day bombing took place and walk from the Dancing House to the Church of St. Cyril and Methodius, where brave Czech paratroopers were fighting with Nazi soldiers to their death, during the Anthropoid Operation, today it is a WW2 museum.

What will you learn?

  • How was Czechoslovakia founded and why Hitler considered it to be originally a German territory.
  • What was the Munich agreement and how did the Second World War really start for Czechoslovakia.
  • Did the Czechs fight? What was the form of resistance?
  • Who was the Butcher of Prague and how was he killed.
  • When did the Prague Uprising take place and what role it played at the end of the war?
  • What was the fate of Jewish people during the Nazi occupation?
  • Who were the best Czech fighters?

Where do we meet?

  • In front of the Powder Tower at Na Prikope 33 street. We will send you the picture of our meeting point and more information about how to find us in the confirmation email.

When does the tour start?

  • The tour starts at 10 am and runs every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday.

WW2 SITES WE COVER:  ► Municipal House ► Republic Square ► Neogothic Wing of Old Town Hall ► Maisel Synagogue  ► Pinkas Synagogue ► Stumbling Stones ► Winged Lion Memorial ► Memorial to Second Resistance Movement ► Dancing House ► Hlavka College ► National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror ► and more...

 

WHAT IS A FREE WALKING TOUR?

A tour of Prague, where you are FREE to decide on the value of your own choice at the end of the tour. You can tip your guide in any major currency, or pay by card, we carry portable terminals.

Tour Length: 2 hours 30 minutes | Walking Distance: 2 km / 1,2 miles |
Tour runs: TUESDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY | Starting Time: 10 am |
Meeting point: In Front of the Powder Tower - Address: Na Prikope 33, Praha, Czech Republic, look for a RED umbrella with big white "100" written on it, meeting time is 9:50 a.m.

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Tour Meeting Point

Accessibility by Prague Public transportation

By underground:Take the yellow (B) metro line to the station Namesti Republiky (Republic Square). There are two exits. Take the exit towards Namesti Republiky. When you exit the metro and get to the surface, you should already see the Gothic Powder Tower, where our meeting point is.

By tram: Take the tram no. 8, 15, or 26 to the tram station Namesti Republiky (Republic Square). When you get off look around and you should already see it. Big Gothic tower. That is where our meeting point is.

By foot: In case you are staying in the center it is very easy to get to us by foot. We start at the Powder Tower, which is the main entrance gate to Old Town and it's 20 mins walk from Charles Bridge and only 10 mins. walk from the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square.