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St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral

Resslova 9, Prague, Czech Republic
+420 224 920 686
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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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Resslova 9, Prague, Czech Republic
Nove Mesto (New Town)
+420 224 920 686
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Acting on a tip from fellow tourists, we visited this exhibit after visiting Auschwitz a few days earlier.......and learned a great deal about local history and Operation Anthropoid. The exhibit free, is self guided, and offers multiple languages on each placard - including English. It...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the one "must do" visit on our trip, and as it was only a short walk from our hotel, we did it on our first afternoon in the city. The outside of the Cathedral speaks for itself, walk up the steps to the...More

1  Thank lionel h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must for any visitor to Prague who has any interest in recent history. A very low key and sobering witness to recent European history

Thank Pam467
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd read HHhH which tells the story of the Anthropoid operation, so was really looking forward to visiting the crypt where the young men who were part of the assassination lost their lives. The harrowing story was told very well by the visual displays. Some...More

1  Thank SpainJpr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a very nice experience in St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral as it describes the world war 1 resistance in prague. The exhibition was a very moving experience. Jan Kubis and his teammates were in this church when they were killed in combat.

Thank rohitravishankar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very moving experience retracing the world war 11 paratroopers and resistance in Prague. Going into the crypt you can feel the tension that existed so eerie like you are really there all those years ago.

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having recently seen a film about the WWII paratroopers and resistance in Prague, we were keen to visit this church. There is a very moving exhibition in the Crypt where some of them died.

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jan Kubis and his team were holed up in this church and were killed after a fire fight. There is a Memorial for the brave hearts at the Cathedral at Resslova.

Thank Narayan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you know the history of Czechoslovakia during WW2, it really is a must see. Knowing the sacrifice the soldiers made, it feels like you become part of history.

1  Thank adamouan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really interesting. Allow at least one hour. Lots to read and look at. Quite a moving experience. Toilet inside as well.

Thank Ho1idayxxxx
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
What days of the week, and hours is it open?
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
Brenda J
Hi, what is the easiest and cheapest way to get to the hotel from the airport? Would we hop on the metro?
3 January 2015|
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Response from Barry T | Reviewed this property |
Please do not hire a car,you will get totally lost and confused with the one way system. (We got lost just by walking around the city at first). My advise would be get a cab from the airport to your hotel it is not that long... More