Prague: Cold War/Communism Tour with a Local Historian

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Discover the history of the Cold War in Prague on a guided walking tour. Learn personal stories and about major events that changed history (the Prague Spring or the Velvet Revolution of 1989)

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Highlights

  • Uncover the history of the Cold War in Prague on a guided walking tour
  • Learn about the Prague Spring and the Soviet invasion of 1968
  • Hear about the Velvet Revolution of 1989 and the end of the Communist era
  • Hear many personal stories
  • Walk by Wenceslas Square, the National Museum, the National Theatre, and more

Description

Embark on a journey through Prague's history as you are guided through the echoes of its Cold War era in the second half of the 20th century. Traverse key locations that played vital roles during this pivotal era. Explore the sites where history unfolded, including poignant locations of the Prague Spring and the Soviet invasion in 1968. Hear the powerful narrative of Jan Palach, a symbol of protest against Soviet occupation, who bravely burned himself alive. Uncover the locations where the Velvet Revolution 1989 unfolded, marking the end of the Communist era in the country and all of Europe. Hear personal stories from your guide, adding a unique and intimate dimension to your experience. Discover the courageous dissident Vaclav Havel, who evolved from a key figure in the opposition to the last president of Czechoslovakia in 1989. Walk by the former Czechoslovak Communist parliament and see buildings in the typical brutalist architecture. Discover landmarks such as Wenceslas Square, the National Museum, the National Theatre, and the Dancing House.

Includes

Tour guide and many personal stories from the son of a student leader during the Velvet Revolution All fees and taxes Water

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