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A Travel Blog entry by ntlockhart from Prague, Czech Republic
... now). We explored the four areas briefly. The next day we took a longer tour of the Prague castle and went inside St. Vitus' church. Nathan here: We had been told that Prague Castle is a key symbol of the Czech Republic. According to the Guiness ...
A Travel Blog entry by kathleen.vogel from Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
... is where the tomb of St Wenceslas is located. Because he was revered by Charles I his is the most elaborate of the Chapels. After St. Vitus we went to the Old Royal Palace. The views from the upper floor were amazing, you could see all of Prague. From ...
A Travel Blog entry by craigandsarah from Prague, Hlavní Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
... the inside than the outside. The gargoyles protecting the church are creepy, but they add to the character of the church. St. Vitus is the largest church in Prague. It has several mausoleums, crypts and royal tombs. Czech kings ...
A Travel Blog entry by irenan from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... lot... having checked in, we decided to go to the Castle Quarter - a neighborhood with Prague's most important church (St. Vitus Cathedral), Old Royal Palace, Strahov Monastery and a maze of little picturesque streets and courtyards...speaking of ...
A Travel Blog entry by linda.g from Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
... so most of the old buildings are still intact. Prague castle commenced construction in the 9th century, and the imposing gothic church, St Vitus was completed in the 14th century, as was Charles Bridge over the Vltava River. The Nazi occupation during WW2 ...
A Travel Blog entry by brianburns from Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
... fine. However it was confusing when I reached the large building that I presumed was the castle, but it was definitely a church (St Vitus). I then realized I had already walked inside the castle, but it really didn't feel like a castle. At least not ...
A Travel Blog entry by kurtmills from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... day consisted of touring the sites at Prague Castle, the largest historic castle in the world. I got to see the St. George's Church, St. Vitus's Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace and the Loreto. After that, I had to reluctantly part ways with Prague. ...
A Travel Blog entry by briankmcarthur from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... Stana) which started life in the 8th century walking about after entering crossing over the Charles Bridge. Visited the St. Nicholas Church, St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague Castle, small houses in the Resident of the Golden Lane, The John Lennon Wall, Lesser ...
A Travel Blog entry by albertabrandts from Český Krumlov, Jihočeský Kraj, Czech Republic
... from the 1200's until the 1700's. It has narrow cobbled streets lined with colourful old buildings. Above it towers a church, St. Vitus, an grey old medieval building which sports some 'new' decorative elements from the 1700's. We spent some time ...
A Travel Blog entry by joe-darlene from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... he hit the water, 5 stars appeared. His resting place is an ornate silver tomb in the Prague Castle Cathedral, St. Vitus. Alphonse Mucha (still Darlene) The St. Vitus Cathedral is full of interesting things but the most wonderful was ...
A Travel Blog entry by bss-tour-2013 from Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
... rebuilt in Gothic style and the castle fortifications were strengthened. In place of rotunda and basilica of St. Vitus began building of a vast Gothic church, that have been completed almost six centuries later. During the Hussite Wars and the following ...
A Travel Blog entry by billbamberger from Prague, Czech Republic
... for Bill. We went to see the main church in town - Cathedral of St. Barbara, began in 1388 by Peter Parlet, architect of St. Vitus church in Prague. St. Barbara was completed in 1547. It's a beautiful, gothic style with flying buttresses - three massive ...
A Travel Blog entry by wanderingreads from Prague, Czech Republic
... was very cold and bland with bare walls and rooms and few furnishings etc. In the Palace grounds is the Cathedral of St Vitus, St Wenceslas and St Adalbert (Katedrála sv. Víta, Václava a Vojtěcha). This Gothic cathedral, the ...
A Travel Blog entry by annalisamurray from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... right to the entrance of St. Vitus Cathedral, a huge and impressive Gothic cathedral – and the largest church in the Czech Republic! The building of St. Vitus Cathedral began in 1344 but wasn’t fully completed until 1929! It is a blend ...
A Travel Blog entry by dkauten from Prague, Czech Republic
... masterpiece, and the spiritual symbol of the Czech state. As well as being the largest and most important temple in Prague, St. Vitus Cathedral has also overseen the coronation of Czech kings and queens. The cathedral was commissioned by Charles IV, and ...
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... library halls adorned with frescoes. Mozart himself used to play the organ of the monastery s St. Mary s church. The enormous Prague Castle with its St. Vitus Cathedral and Golden Lane is a stone-throw away.The hotel is located at Petrin Hill, with its ...Traveler Rating
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... altar. The authors of the profuse marble Baroque sculptures in the interior are masters P. Lazzarini, A. Michelazzi and L. Pacassi. St. Vitus' is a unique Baroque rotunda of such monumental dimensions built in Croatia. The church is the only remaining ...