Monasteries

Sightseeing in Prague

The Czech lands have a tumultuous religious history and one of the highlights of Prague are its churches and monasteries. The monasteries in Prague will unveil the history of Bohemia as well as amaze you with their magnificent architecture.

Monastery of Barefoot Carmelites

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The Monastery of Barefoot Carmelites in Prague is a remarkable Baroque monastery building located in Prague's Hradčany in the southwestern part of the Hradčany...

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Capuchin Monastery

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The Capuchin monastery in Prague is situated at the Prague Castle in the northern end of the Loreto square next to the Prague Loreto in the district of Prague 1...

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Franciscan Monastery

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The Franciscan monastery is part of the Church of Our Lady of Snow and is located in the vicinity of Jungmannovo Square. The architecture of this monastery...

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Břevnov Monastery

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The Břevnov Monastery established in 993 by Boleslav II and St Vojtěch, the second Prague bishop, is the first friary in Bohemia. According to the legend, the origin...

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St Agnes Convent

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Located on the site called Na Františku, St Agnes Convent is considered to be the first Gothic building not only in Prague, but generally in Bohemia. It was founded...

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Emmaus Monastery

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This monastery, characteristic of its two twin spires rising in front of its Gothic structure was built 1347 upon the request of Charles IV, who promoted it as a future...

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The Strahov Monastery

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The Strahov Monastery, founded in 1140 by Prince Vladislav II, is a large, magnificent building located at the back of Petřín Hill and Prague Castle. It started its long...

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Monastery of St. James

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Located in the Old Town of Prague, on the corner of Štuparská and Jakubská streets, this ancient church of St. James was mentioned already in the 12th century...

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Monastery in Kateřinky

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The foundation stone of the monastery of the Augustinian order was laid in 1355. The convent church of St. Kateřina was built together with the monastery and...

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Monastery of the Servite Order

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Monastery of Grace of God in Nové Hrady, formerly the Monastery of St. Peter and Paul of the Serviteorder, serves today as a spiritual and cultural center of Nové Hrady region...

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