Travel back in time to World War II and the post-war Communist era on a 2-hour tour of Prague. Hear stories from the days of the Cold War. Recall the advent of democracy and the 1989 Velvet Revolution in places where history was written.
What to Expect
Take a history tour of Prague, focused on the dark days leading up to and during World War II, and the post-war period of the Cold War and Iron Curtain.
Visit sites where history is written large, from National Street to St. Wenceslas Square. Get connected with the ups and downs of political life in the last century. Hear stories about the most dramatic moments in Czech history, which brought about the establishment of Czechoslovakia.
Your guide will tell you about World War I and how it led to World War II on streets where the Nazi Gestapo once ruled. Hear about the Communist Revolution, and see a dramatic 30-meter high statue of Stalin. Follow the story of the Russian Occupation, and learn how black-listed books were burned, why the student Jan Palach set himself on fire, and what led to the Velvet Revolution.
Find out how everything came to pass in the Czech Republic during the 20th century.
- 10% discount coupon for the Museum of Communism
Meet at Křižovnické náměstí 191/3, Prague 1 (Central Prague)