History, Hitler, second world war, Russia Chunks of history can be found here The meaning of the church is irrespective of its cathedral character and is more social than religious
About St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral
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You can learn a lot from reading the very-well written panels at the basement of the church telling about the struggle of Czechoslovakia in WW2 and operation Anthropoid, aiming to kill the nazi official Heydrich. The crypt contains the busts of the paratroopers who sacrificed...More
An incredibly strong story like a silver screen. So a small nation, which did not help England and France, basically defeated the fascists
I've been to Prague many times but never been able to see inside the building. The exterior gives a sense of the events of the war and occupation.
We sought out this church after having seen the film about the assassination of Rienhard Hydrich. The free exhibition showed graphically the heroism of those involved and their sad end. Especially moving was the art exhibition leading into the crypt.
Gave it five stars and we were there on a Monday and it was closed, but visiting the outside and seeing the bullet holes made it worth it. And in a convenient location near the lopsided building on the river so it's easy to find.
Definately rule some time out for this and paying respects. Small collection of items as well as English translations for ALL of the exhibit. Details the brave assassination on Heydrich in the middle of the second world war by Czech parachutists from the UK. Rule...More
title says it all really..this place is about25 min walk from the old town square and a must visit for anyone interested in ww2 and knows about the Heydrich terror. also the paratroopers pub is over the street where you can rest..eat/drink