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Saint Vitus Cathedral

This unique Gothic construction is one of the largest and most important cathedrals in Prague. The official name of this historic monument is St. Vitus, Wenceslas and Adalbert Cathedral. It is located in the third courtyard of Prague Castle. In the past,…

Church of St Nicholas

The Church of St Nicholas, with its dominant, massive dome and a slim tower, is considered the most significant Baroque church in Prague. It is situated in the middle of the Lesser Town Square, next to the former Jesuit profession house. It took…

The Church of Our Lady before Týn

The Church of Our Lady before Týn is an important sacral building on the Old Town Square, officially called the Church of Mother of God before Týn. One of the most beautiful Prague’s Gothic buildings is situated on the site where…

Strahov Monastery

The Strahov Monastery is a sacral building in the Strahov district of Prague, about a 20-minute walk from Prague Castle. It is considered one of the oldest existing Premonstratensian monasteries in the world. The monastic community was founded there…

Spanish Synagogue

The neo-Renaissance building of the Spanish Synagogue is one of the most important historical sights of Prague’s Jewish Town. It was completed in 1868 according to the design by Ignác Ullmann and Josef Niklas at the crossroads of Du…

Church of Our Lady Victorious

The Church of Our Lady Victorious is an important sacral building in the Lesser Town, a short walk from the Lesser Town Square. The Renaissance and partially Baroque building was built by German-speaking Lutherans in the early 15th century…

Břevnov Monastery

Situated between the White Mountain (Bílá Hora) and Prague Castle, the Břevnov Monastery is the oldest male monastery in the Czech Republic. In 993, it was founded by Saint Adalbert, the second Bishop of Prague, and Duke Boleslaus…

St George’s Basilica

St George’s Basilica is the oldest preserved building in the Prague Castle complex. At the time of its foundation, it was the second Christian church in Prague. In 920, it was founded by Duke Vratislaus I of Bohemia, of the Přemyslid dynasty …

Old Jewish Cemetery

The Old Jewish Cemetery is an important historical monument of Prague’s Jewish Town, which is situated in the Old Town district in the historical centre of Prague, just a few metres from the Old Town Square. It is considered one of the oldest…

Jubilee Synagogue

The Jubilee Synagogue is located on Jerusalem Street in Prague’s New Town and is the youngest and also the largest synagogue in the metropolis. It was built after the demolition of three older synagogues as part of the radical…

Emmaus Monastery

The monastery is officially called the Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, St Jerome and Slavic Saints (or just the Na Slovanech Monastery). However, more often it is called by its second name – the Emmaus Monastery. The only Slavic…

Bethlehem Chapel

The Bethlehem Chapel is a historical replica of one of the most notable religious buildings in Prague. It is located in Prague’s Old Town, just a 7-minute walk from the Old Town Square. Shortly after its completion in 1394, it was the…

Church of St Giles

The Church of St Giles is a sacral Romanesque building, which was rebuilt in Gothic style in the 14th century. It is part of the Dominican monastery complex in the Old Town of Prague, surrounded by Zlatá, Husova, Jilská and…

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