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National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror

Resslova 307/9a, Prague 120 00, Czech Republic
+420 224 916 100
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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 in battle against 700 Nazi soldiers.
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Resslova 307/9a, Prague 120 00, Czech Republic
Nove Mesto (New Town)
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+420 224 916 100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really moving memorial to some very brave people. This memorial and the communist museum really give an insight into how much the Czech people have suffered.

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is another memorial – Operation Anthropoid Memorial – located in Libeň district of Prague (Zenklova street, GPS 50.117904, 14.465151) where the actual Heydrich’s assassination took place. This is a tall stone block with three figures on the top. Memorial under St. Cyril and St....More

Thank Elena O
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had no idea when my husband put this church on our to do list for the day that it was THIS church! I was so humbled by the experience. I cant believe this place withstood the actions it did and was still here to...More

Thank Anj813
Reviewed 3 days ago

Before I would visit I would watch the 2016 movie called Anthropoid. This will allow you to make more connections to the heroes and the church. Was a very moving place and well laid out for the visitation. The pamphlet at the desk also marks...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I remembered seeing the film a long time ago called operation daybreak and set out to find the church. I was moved by the film and wanted to see how accurate it was, as it turns out very. To actually be in the crypt were...More

Thank lindaX3693CQ
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you have seen the recent (ANTHRPOID 2016 FILM) then this place connects reality with that film, jan kubis and all the other heroes and the later lidice and other villages being destroyed- is a very dark moment for czechia....

Thank jardden
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have any interest in Prague's WWII history then you must pay the crypt a visit. It gives a powerful insight into the final acts of a number of Czech special agents after their attempt to assassinate a high ranking Nazi but moreover, it...More

Thank Dusseldorf_Dave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

if you've seen the film anthropoid this is well worth a visit.. even if you haven't the place and the story that surrounds it is fascinating. best tourist activity I've done in prague... and it's free!!

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral in April 2017. I have always been interested in world war 2 history and intrigued to find out more about the brave men who carried out the assassination of Heydrich. I had read Anthropoid, Operation Daybreak...More

Thank Eleanor D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inside the St Cyrils church, this is a paean to the Czech heroes who assassinated a Nazi official and was recently recounted in the movie Anthropoid. Very sobering. Artifacts really make you think.

Thank MaryKop
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30 May 2016|
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Response from WDForty | Reviewed this property |
Take a tram that runs south along the river and get off as close to the 'Dancing Building' as possible. The Dancing Building is on the corner with Resslova (street). Walk east (away from the river) and the church is a few... More
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