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Prague: 2-Hour Communism and Nuclear Bunker Tour

Prague: 2-Hour Communism and Nuclear Bunker Tour

From $32.83 per person

Experience the awe and dread of what life was like during Prague’s cold war period. Learn about the history of communism in Czechoslovakia, hear stories from this time and visit a real nuclear bunker hidden under the city with the Nuclear Bunker Museum.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Visit a real nuclear bunker from the 1950´s (50 feet underground), with cold war time expositions, genuine equipment and a gasmask workshop.
  • Get a feel for how life used to be in the communism and cold war period in Czechoslovakia.
  • Your expert guide will recount tales about the lives of spies, political prisoners, cold war refugees, dissidents and other authentic stories
Full description
Step back in time to a dark period in Czechoslovakia’s history. With an expert guide leading the way, you will discover what it was like to live in country under communist rule – an age of paranoia, spying, fear and violence. You will learn about the history of communism, hear cold war stories and about the biggest statue of Stalin ever built and the former headquarters of the former communist secret police. Afterwards the tour will lead you for a visit to Prague’s largest nuclear bunker. Built in the 1950’s, this bunker was designed to accommodate up to 5000 people. The tour will conclude with a trip to the nuclear bunker museum which will include cold war expositions and a special gasmask workshop.
  • English speaking guide
  • Transport fees to and from the bunker
  • Entrance to the nuclear bunker museum and expositions.
  • Pick-up from your hotel is not included
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
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Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meeting point will be at the Prague Special Tours ticket office. The office is located inside the Art Passage at the west side of the Old Town Square. Once there go to passage on the left-hand side and look for signs to the Prague Special Tours ticket office. Address: Male Namesti 459/11, Praha 1, 110 00. For further details, please take a look at the above image 'Starting Point and Ticket Office' in the picture gallery.

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Ein sehr informativer Rundgang. Geführt hat uns Caroline. Zuerst einige Informationen und besondere Plätze bezüglich des Kommunismus. Dann per Tram zum Atombunker. Sehr sehr interessant. Bedrückt aber auch. Vorher wäre gut zu wissen, dass es tief unten in den Bunker geht. (Macht Sinn) Über Treppen. Und diese muss man selbstverständlich wieder hoch. Man sollte also unbedingt gut zu Fuß sein. Wenn’s euch gefällt unbedingt an ein Trinkgeld denken :)

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September 16, 2019

Worth doing!

A very interesting and informative tour. Mike, our guide, was very knowledgeable explaining the Communist era in Prague and how it is regarded today by the citizens. He took his time, the tour was not rushed and answered any questions we had. We took the tram out to the bunker. The bunker was definitely the highlight. Our twelve year old daughter loved it. Highly recommend this tour.

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July 11, 2019

Truly a highlight of a wonderful trip to Prague.

Tour guide 'Brett' was a history major at Charles University and his knowledge of the communist period in Prague and CZ was extensive and shared fluidly and interestingly. Starting with a walking tour new Old Town Square we learned of the heros of rebellion against communism and the powerful leaders during the period from post WW I throu to formation of Czech Republic. A short metro ride and walk took us to the bunker where we learned more as we descended to see exhibits and feel what it might have been like to use the bunker - which, in fact, is still operational and maintained weekly 'just in case'. Highly recommended for your next trip to Prague!

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May 30, 2014

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