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Free Tour: 20th Century Prague

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on July 04, 2019

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

IMPORTANT: Professional, Native English-speaking guides run this Free Tour. Accessible by stroller or wheelchair and, of course, the youngest (and furriest) members of the family are welcome too ✌

 Explore Prague's New Town - a beautiful UNESCO World Heritage district steeped in history.

From the Nazi invasion to the Communist takeover, the Czech Republic underwent a grueling 20th Century. Prague's beautiful New Town was in the eye of the storm.

 During this tour, you will visit the site of the Velvet Revolution and see the bullet holes left over from Operation Anthropoid. But you will also see works of art and walk through streets of architectural magnitude.

This one is for history buffs and architecture lovers alike. We cover:

  • The First World War
  • Creation of Czechoslovakia
  • Munich Agreement
  • Second World War in Prague
  • AnthropoidOperation
  • The Crypt of St. Cyril and Methodius
  • Lucerna Passage
  • Prague Spring
  • Velvet Revolution
  • And much more…



 ❤️ Discover Prague with us! Don't forget to check out our other tours: Prague's Essential Free Tour: Old Town + Jewish Quarter and Free Tour: Prague Castle & Charles Bridge

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    nám. J. Palacha 79, Staré Město, 110 ...
    nám. J. Palacha 79, Staré Město, 110 00 Praha-Praha 1, Czechia
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    You can find us in front of the Rudolfinum building with our WHITE and GREEN umbrellas.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Rudolfinum
  • 2
    Outside visit
    New Town
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Communist Headquarters
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Gestapo Headquarters
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Wenceslas Square
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Lucerna Passage
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Franciscan Gardens
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Franz Kafka - Rotating Head
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Dancing House
  • 10
    Free admission
    Crypt of Cyril and Methodius

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

340 ratings
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4.88
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4.66
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4.78
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4.82
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Björn 22 Apr 2024
Helsingborg

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Excellent guide. Very easy to understand. He made sure everyone could hear what he said and he had a clear strategy to follow the timeline of the 20th century events in Prague. Highly recommended
Stan 21 Apr 2024
New York

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Travelled in family - Apr 2024
Great job. Dylan was very insightful and informative.
SANOOJ 20 Apr 2024
Offenburg

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
LYLE is a wonderful tour guide, very informative, polite and has a great passion for his job. However he can be more interactive to make his tours even better. Good luck LYLE
Maria 17 Apr 2024
Paris

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Lara fue una gran guia! Muy buena energia, claridad y profesionalismo. La recomiendo mucho.
Alan 15 Apr 2024
Toronto

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Great tour if you want to learn about Prague in the 20th century!
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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