The route for this tour follows the train lines used to move prisoners from Prague to the Nazi concentration camp at Terezín. Your knowledgeable guide will tell you the story behind the camp and its prisoners as you tour the site and visit the memorial.
What to Expect
Just an hour’s drive from Prague is Terezín, an 18th century Austrian fortress with a terrible 20th century past. The former garrison became a refugee center for Czechs fleeing Hitler’s annexation of the Sudentenland.
When the rest of the country fell into Nazi hands the garrison became a Gestapo prison, a Jewish ghetto, and then a deportation point with trains heading directly to Auschwitz.
The story of Terezín is a mix of death and life – the tragedy of the Holocaust in contrast with the prisoners’ secret celebrations of culture, politics and faith.
Today Terezín is a sleepy country town that seems so unlikely to have been one of the key centers of the Nazi’s Final Solution. Your guide, however, is expert in telling the stories behind the statistics and in bringing the past back to life.
See the memorials and the sometimes hidden traces of the former ghetto on this unforgettable trip.
- Transportation by private bus
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Old Town Square, in front of the Czech tourism office and the Cartier store, at the corner of Pažížská street. Look for the guides wearing red t-shirts.
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Know Before You Go
We use private buses for transport from Prague to Kutná Hora. For this reason, it is required to book in advance to secure your place.
Please allow about 7 to 8 hours for this trip.
Ticket price includes all transport and entry into St. Barbara’s Church and the Sedlec Ossuary.