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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
Nove Mesto (New Town)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Following the assassination of Heydrich in WW2 the assassins hid in this church. They were betrayed and ultimately committed suicide in the crypt once the Gernans had surrounded them. The is a small museum in the entrance to the crypt and the crypt itself has...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BirminghamHolidayboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I only visited crypt I have also put in questions as I had asked there it is moving and really small space and there is also pictures and items such as briefcases and details of this event and associated events I looked at this before...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank scottishlady714
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The church crypt is the final chapter for the Czech Soldiers in Op Anthropoid. It can be completed in 45 mins easily and is a piece of history not to be missed. Crypt Closed Mondays, open Tue-Sat 0900-1700

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GingerSteve68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you know the story of " Anthrapoid " this museum and church are a must see. Very sad but interesting episode of events in Prague's more recent history . Very good , compact and free.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After watching both Anthropoid and The Man with the Iron Heart St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral is a must visit when in Prague. It’s a moving and well presented memorial museum to the bravery of the Czech hero’s who defied and resisted Nazi Germany....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hastings98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting museum, but the information is dense in its display - long pieces of text with a few artifacts to highlight the content. The memorial to the paratroopers who died during Operation Anthropoid is lovely. However there were lots of tours coming...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TabathaSoltay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent non complex museum honouring the bravery of the resistance. Leads through events chronologically.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sinclair03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Orthodox church is not only memorable due to the struggle of Czech paratroopers with German occupiers but also serves as a concert hall.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ruzha14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly identifies the traumatic events of the second world war. A fascinating history of the brave fighters of the Czech Army and the effect the assassination of Heidrich had on people and villages in the area.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Duane F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Would absolutely recommend visiting this place. Not crowded at all, very interesting and not to long. Free entrance.

Date of experience: February 2019
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4Seagull
March 9, 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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ChristineT385
August 29, 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
January 2, 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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