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St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral

Resslova 9, Prague, Czech Republic
+420 224 920 686
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Small-Group World War II Historical Tour in Prague
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This museum tells the story of brave Czech paratroopers who killed SS-Obergrupenführer Reinhard Heydrich in the Operation Anthropoid. Jan Kubiš and Josef Gabčík escaped to this church and the crypt under the church together with five more paratroopers and 20 days later they died here during fight against 700 Nazi soldiers.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brave men” (37 reviews)
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Resslova 9, Prague, Czech Republic
Nove Mesto (New Town)
+420 224 920 686
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Samuel A
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Ilaria B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Crypt looks as it was after the Nazis shot it up , and there were Poppies that British people had left

Thank Yuhudie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An incredibly strong story like a silver screen. So a small nation, which did not help England and France, basically defeated the fascists

Thank DjKoKa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank gordong997
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Seefelder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Hailey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

2  Thank MoralCompass
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I watched the film about this it was so sad. I was so honoured to be able to pay my respect to these brave men. It's very chilling down there 😭

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank brianpugh
Nove Mesto (New Town)
Nearly 700 hundred metres long, Wenceslas Square
represents the most frequent and buzzing crossroads of
the city. The National Museum in the upper part of the
square watches over your spending spree in countless
shops and retail stores lining the entire square,
which ends at Na Příkopě, the most famous shopping
street. When tired or broke, you can explore the
city's underpasses, which can take you to the Old Town
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Christine T
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Response from Martin G | Reviewed this property |
Just be aware it closes promptly at 5 pm so you really need to get there by 4 pm to give yourself time to see everything
Brenda J
3 January 2015|
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Response from gordong997 | Reviewed this property |
Buy a transport ticket from the desk in the arrivals hall. Take bus 119 to Nadrazi Velaslavin, take the Metro into the City Centre. The one ticket once you validate it when you get on the bus will also cover you on metro and... More