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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 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 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 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 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 addicted2travel from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... Royal Palace contained a large hall like a coronation room and a private cathedral attached to it. We were going to go to St. Vitus' Cathedral before leaving the entire palace grounds, but when we went back at 4:50, it was already closed. Not ...
A Travel Blog entry by drfumblefinger from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... run up my leg (with due apologies to Chris Matthews) on seeing some of the Prague landmarks I recognized, like the spires of St. Vitus and our Lady of Tyn Cathedrals. I was really looking forward to our upcoming week in the capitol ...
A Travel Blog entry by frednmarty from Prague, Czech Republic
... is the statue of St. Wenceslas, who was killed by his brother who wanted to be king; Wenceslas entered the church to escape. He and St. Vitus are the two most important religious figures in Prague. Below the statue is a wide mall with traffic going one ...
A Travel Blog entry by vinkor from Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
... it became capital of the Czech Republic. Two great emperors were very important for this city: Charles IV who built the St.Vitus church , the Charles bridge, founded the local University around 1350 and moved the capital of the Holy Roman Empire in Prague ...
A Travel Blog entry by tezzatravels from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... you will return to Prague. Up finally to the Castle after vistas over the Charles Bridge. Formerly on the site of St Vitus cathedral was a church to Wenceslas. Karla took us into the interior of the castle grounds before the tour ended 100 CC. Climbed the ...
A Travel Blog entry by frednmarty from Prague, Czech Republic
... 14th-century stone Charles Bridge over the Vltava River. We climbed up narrow streets to Prague Castle and visited St. Vitus Cathedral, a great Gothic church built between 1344 and 1929. From the castle there were great views of Prague, historic buildings ...
A Travel Blog entry by rohan from Prague, Czech Republic
... overviweing the city, however, the awesome St vitus Catherdeal was, well, awesome. Thursday 6/10/05 Vysehrad, St vitus Catherdal, St Nicholas Church. Vysehrad is a castle/fort with impressive views and a nice catherdral and cemetary just south of the ...
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Strahovska 128, Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... 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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Rijeka, Croatia3 reviews
... 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 ...