25.10.2018 - 14:00
Czechoslovakia played a pivotal role in World War Two and was key to Germany’s war effort. Behind its beautiful exterior, Prague hides scars of its past. This three-hour walking tour will explain why Hitler came to power, what role Czechoslovakia played in the Third Reich and what life was like during the Nazi occupation.
Your knowledgeable guide will explain what Operation Anthropoid was and who were the key players involved. See where the resistance members hid during the occupation and learn personal stories as to why some people risked their lives.
During the tour, guests have an opportunity to visit where the country’s heroes fought their last battle, learn more about the Prague Uprising and the local resistance, and discover some of the buildings and landmarks associated with World War Two. The tour will also cover the student uprising and the events that occurred during the early days of the war.
The tour will end at the Church of St Cyril and Methodius in the New Town, which now serves as a memorial to the victims of the Third Reich. Guests can spend time contemplating Prague’s tragic history before heading back to Old Town.
Location of the biggest battle during the Prague Uprising in May 1945
Apartment where Czech paratroopers were hiding
Storefront where evidence from the assassination was exhibited
Hotel where important Nazi leaders stayed
Infamous Gestapo Headquarters
Former Gestapo prison
Location where the Czech paratroopers paid the ultimate price
Areas hit by the 1945 bombing
and much more….
This tour runs with min. 2 people.
|Tour includes:||Visit of Church of St. Cyril and Methodious, the location of the last resistance of Czech paratroopers|
Come with us on a ghost tour of Prague – a walk through Prague’s dark past, through narrow, cobbled streets and winding lanes where murderers, alchemists, monsters, ghosts, and spirits once walked.
Our tour will take you to this unique Prague’s underground location, once the Old Town’s prison and torture chamber, and our guides will lead you through the gruesome events that took place there.
Spanish Synagogue Bolero, Carmina Burana M.Ravel:Bolero, Carl Orff: Carmina Burana – O Fortuna A.L.Weber: Evita – Don´t cry for me Argentina G.Bizet: Carmen, G.Verdi: Nabucco, Gershwin, Bernstein, Piazolla and Jewish traditional songs Czech Collegium, soloist – M.Šrůmová - soprano
The performance is a selection of eight scenes from the work of Black Light Theatre Srnec since its foundation in 1961 – e.g., The Flying Bicycle, What’s next?, White Pierot in Black, or The Week of Dreams.