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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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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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

The displays depict the entire sequence of events leading to the death of six brave Polish Resistance paratroopers who were airdropped to kill the leading Nazi in the area - Heydrich.

Thank BSinPNS
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful, peaceful church away from the crowded tourist area but easily within walking distance. It was built in the 1800s but copies older styles. It is across the street from a park and a nice playground. The neighborhood seems to be up-and-coming...More

Thank hochbeam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This could be quite difficult to miss, the crypt is outside the church around from the steps. We arrived once, had a look in the church and there was a service on and we felt rude intruding. Luckily, we had time to spare on a...More

Thank BlarghBlargh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The scene of one of The Czech Republics most important historical events, when the assassins of the hated Germans Governor of this area in World War 2 Richard Heydrych, met their end in the Cathedral Crypt. A somewhat dated but still very moving small museum...More

1  Thank UKTravellers89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An absolute must to visit, the Cathedral is amazing to visit. A true people place. No entrance fees just an beautiful peaceful place.

Thank Robyn F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Church from the film anthropoid - an amazing story, and free (donation suggested) Loved seeing this place.

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church looks large from the outside, but it is hard to imagine the beauty that awaits inside. As an Orthodox Christian church, it has magnificent iconography that has been very well maintained and restored. The church also has significant historical value, so light a...More

Thank CuriousTravelerRadio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very moving story of resistance to nazi brutality. Access to crypt where the men died. Very interesting small museum.

Thank jackie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was sad that the church interior could only be seen through a glass-door. Apparently during the service times (announced on the info-board) you can go in. For the history of the country this place is important and worth a visit. This is very modest...More

Thank Outi P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wait for the English translation of the video-it is very informative and makes the church come alive. There are two versions of the videoo 20 or 40 minutes.After the video, tour the museum. It does not take long to tour the museum and the video...More

1  Thank lovinretirement2015
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
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
3 January 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