The original church dedicated to St. Karel Boromejský was not dedicated to its current patrons Sts. Cyrillus and Method until 1935 after it had been modified for the needs of the Czechoslovakian Orthodox Church. » More »
Church of Sts. Cyrillus and Method - summary
The church of St. Cyrillus and Method was the witness of the last days of the heroic Czechoslovakian paratroopers. After the successfully performed assassination of the hated Deputy Reich-Protector Reinhard Heydrich the paratroopers hid in the crypt and were waiting for the situation to calm down or rather for a miracle. Unfortunatelly, no such miracle had come true and the paratroopers had been detected. Let´s tell now how it was. » More »
National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror – We will not surrender. Never. We are Czech.
Those were the last words of the paratroopers which could be heard from the crypt of the Czech Orthodox Church of Sts. Cyrillus and Method where 7 Czechoslovakian paratroopers of the western army were defending against 700 German soldiers on June 18th, 1942. There is a museum in place of the crypt nowadays – the National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror. » More »