Prague: Operation Anthropoid Memorial Tour

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Join our guided tour to the Operation Anthropoid Memorial dedicated to the most heroic missions of World War II, the assassination of SS leader Reinhard Heydrich by Czechoslovak paratroopers in 1942.

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  • Explore the crypt beneath the Church of St. Cyril and St. Methodius
  • Visit the museum and learn the cultural and historical context of the operation
  • Enjoy the atmospheric experience of the location
  • Reflect on the bravery and sacrifices of the soldiers involved in the operation


The Operation Anthropoid Tour located in the Church of St. Cyril and St. Methodius offers a profound and historically significant experience, focusing on one of the most remarkable events of World War II. This church stands as a crucial site in the narrative of Operation Anthropoid, the daring mission to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, a key figure in the Nazi regime. Guided by our knowledgeable tour guides well-versed in the operation's history, visitors are taken through the hallowed halls of the church, retracing the steps of the Czechoslovakian resistance fighters involved in the assassination. The tour often begins with an exploration of the crypt beneath the church, where the paratroopers found refuge after successfully carrying out the assassination. It was in these very spaces that the brave soldiers made their last stand against the Nazi forces during the ensuing manhunt. Visitors can witness the poignant memorial dedicated to the soldiers who were involved in the operation, paying homage to their courage, sacrifice, and the valor they displayed in their fight against the oppressive Nazi regime. The tour guides offer detailed insights into the events that transpired within the church's walls, shedding light on the complexities of the operation, the determination of the soldiers involved, and the ultimate sacrifice they made in the face of overwhelming odds. The ambiance within the Church of St. Cyril and St. Methodius serves as a haunting reminder of the bravery and commitment of those who stood against tyranny, creating an immersive experience that allows visitors to connect deeply with the historical significance of this solemn site. Overall, the Operation Anthropoid Memorial Tour in the Church of St. Cyril and St. Methodius provides a powerful and moving journey through a pivotal moment in World War II history, honoring the heroism of the resistance fighters and emphasizing the importance of remembrance and understanding in preserving this critical chapter of the past.


Entrance to the the Church of St. Cyril and St. Methodius Entrance to the the crypt Guide

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