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St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral

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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...more
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Resslova 9, Prague, Czech Republic
Nové Město (New Town)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

During WW2, The Butcher of Prague, Reinhard Heydrich was assigned as Governor. Brave Czech resistance fighters assassinated Heydrich and held out for a couple of weeks in the basement and tombs of this church. The front still bears scars from the Nazi assault. Afterwards two...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Simple museum dedicated to Czech resistance fighters who lost there lives in WW2. Prior to visiting Prague, I was aware of their story (Op Anthropoid) as I had seen the film, so wanted to see where some of the events had taken place. The church...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went by the church on a Sunday morning - and irrespective of a worship we were allowed entrance into this principal church in the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia. It is highly recommend also to go down into the dungeons to...More

Thank Charlotte D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My review pertains to the museum near the church, commemorating seven Czechoslovak heroes waging unequal battle against hundreds of SS and Gestapo troops. This small museum presents (among others) unique photographs and the weaponry used by the paratroopers, conveying the heroic story of their final...More

Thank andrey84perlin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Czech Orthodox church contains a crypt and choir area where some heroes of WW2 were hidden by brave priests after they successfully assassinated Reinhard Heydrich. The aftermath of the assassination was a very bloody chapter in Czech history and this site is definitely worth...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit location for those who are interested in history to see brave Czech resistant (Operation Anthropoid) against Nazis during2nd world war.

Thank Delman A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most visitors to Prague won’t know the significance of this church in modern Czech and global history as they are too busy hitting all the bars. If you have even the slightest interest in modern history or WW2, be sure to visit. It’s free but...More

Thank sgharrison
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful statues inside the church. The Gothic architecture was beautiful. The grounds were lovely with a nice park across the street.

Thank fwissel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Prague this place has to be ontop of your list of things to see and do. On the exterior of the church wall, marks left by the german machine guns are still visible. Below the church, inside the crypt is a...More

1  Thank Monalisa L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly you dont need a guided tour to visit this church. A tram will take you there and then a five minute walk. The church itself is just a normal church until you look up to see the area where a few men lost their...More

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4Seagull
10 March 2018|
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Response from Bigb67Scotland | Reviewed this property |
I think you're on the wrong thread, perhaps too much Czech beer.?
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Christine T
29 August 2015|
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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
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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
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