The Lidice Memorial is one of the places that are listed in the places within 90 minutes away from Prague. It is number 19 in the list. All details about admission and history of the Lidice Memorial can be found at the official website. You can also learn about the assassination of Heydrich and operation Anthropoid in our blog post. Lidice is also listed in our list of concentration camps near Prague.
How to get from Prague to Lidice and the Memorial?
By public bus
- from Nadrazi Veleslavin take bus number 300 or bus 322
- from Zlicin take bus number 324
- bus tickets cost 24 CZK to Lidice from both Nadrazi Veleslavin or Zlicin
By private taxi
- book a private taxi from Prague to Lidice and return for roughly 30 Euro each way
- book a 5 hours private trip to Lidice for 90 Euro total simply send email and provide following details: Pick up point, Pick up date, Pick up time, Name of the lead passenger, total number of persons (thus we can provide adequate vehicle)
Lidice Memorial in pictures
Click on the picture to enlarge it. Back button gets you back to the picture selection. The entrance to the Memorial main area is through the Barnett Stross Alley and the hexagon shaped building called the Gloriet
Through the Gloriet you will get to the area in between the Museum, Gallery under the terrace and another terrace which is in fact the top of the In Memoriam Gallery
From the courtyard there is a staircase to the In Memoriam Gallery and the valley of sorrow. The terrace above the Gallery In Memoriam provides amazing view of the whole valley
The reverent area is divided in several sections: The Children Victims of War monument, Grave of Men, Woman with Rose, foundation of Horak’s farm, victims of War column, foundations of St. Martin Church and nearby Crying Woman Statue, foundation of the school and nearby Statue of Woman with Child, old Lidice Cemetery
The walk through the reverent area takes about 20 minutes each way, if you plan to do pictures, prepare to spend about an hour. On they way back to the parking or bus, you can take left turn near the In Memoriam gallery and come to the Rose Gardens. Beside the peaceful area decorated with rose flowers you can see the Statue of Peace and the monument to all cities that were destroyed during the World War II.
Not too far from the Rose Gardens is the parking lot and the tree alley leading to the new village of Lidice, where you can find the Lidice Art Gallery and the House number 116. In the park there is a statue by David Revantzi.
And that is end of the Lidice Memorial tour in pictures. You can find a lot more pictures on the Flickr. Feel free to use the pictures for non commercial use, please refer to the blog post address as the original source: https://www.european-transfers.cz/step-by-step-through-the-lidice-memorial/