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St. Nicholas Cathedral

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Address: Malostranske Nam., 1 | Stare Mesto, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
Phone Number:
+420 257 534 215
09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

Mozart played the organ in this church, a magnificent example of the...

Mozart played the organ in this church, a magnificent example of the "Prague Baroque" period of the 18th century.

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a beautiful baroque church featuring wonderful ornamentation

Don't miss this visit to both the St. Nicholas Church and the Church of the Infant Jesus. Both closely situated. This church is famous for its Baroque organ with over 4,000 pipes... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't miss this visit to both the St. Nicholas Church and the Church of the Infant Jesus. Both closely situated. This church is famous for its Baroque organ with over 4,000 pipes up to six metres in length and was played by Mozart in 1787. The interior decorated with statues, paintings and frescoes Particularly impressive is a fresco of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This cathedral is slightly further away from the rest of the tourist hot spots but should not be missed. Entrance fee is 70 ck and last visit is about 16:45. The internal decoration is amazing, especially the central dome and you can get a better view of the organ from the gallery which is 60 steps above you. Some internal... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

NOT TO BE CONFUSED with St Nicholas Church in Old Town Square (some of the photos of the chandelier in this thread are from the Old Town Church, not this one), this is considered to be "without doubt the greatest Baroque church in Prague" and it is beautiful. Stunning frescoes, and beautiful baroque statues, this is definitely worth a visit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

it was a very enjoyable visit, and it is a beautiful building with beautiful views - I highly recommend going.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i was seriously impressed by this gorgeous cathedral. it was my first in prague. i have been always been captivated by the italian. this was spectacular.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the many pretty architecturel designed church here.The church is pretty inside and out side.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When traveling through Europe you will see dozens of churches, each unique and beautiful. This church has got to be one of my all time favorites! The chandeliers are magnificent and look like tiaras made of thousands of diamonds. (We thought it ironic that it's right across from Cartier.) It is in a corner of the square and very easy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Cathedral is stunning inside and out. Once you walk in, you will observe Statues of intricate details, beautiful ceilings, and general awe. Easy to find and a short walk.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called into this beautiful cathedral on the way down from viewing the Castle area. We paid a small fee to get in and it was worth it to view the sheer beauty and opulence of this fabulous place of prayer. We went up to the gallery as well but you are pretty limited as to where you can walk... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most impressive church, with intricately decorated ceilings and a large chandelier. There is a bell tower which you could climb for views across the city.

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