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Church of St. Vitus, Cesky Krumlov

Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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Church of St. Vitus dominates the town with its Neo-Gothic tower, which symbolizes the might of the holy Christendom. The 15th-century church has been remodeled many times. The interior of the church is predominantly Neo-Gothic, with a 16th-century baptismal fountain adorned with red marble columns and three Baroque confession booths in the rear. Notice the paintings depicting the coronations of the Virgin Mary and St. Vitus above the Early Baroque high altar. The chapel, adjacent to the left nave, holds the hearts of several members of the Schwarzenberg family, the red marble gravestones of Rosenbergs, and a portion of St. John of Nepomuk's elbow bone in a silver reliquary. Before you head to Cesky Krumlov, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cesky Krumlov trip maker, to make sure you see all that Cesky Krumlov has to offer, including Church of St. Vitus.
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  • Not surprisingly Cesky Krumlov has a church to St. Vitus (as I think nearly every town does). But this one has taken 500 years to build and really is exceptionally pretty on the inside. It appears.....  more
    Not surprisingly Cesky Krumlov has a church to St. Vitus (as I think nearly every town does). But this one has taken 500 years to build and really is exceptionally pretty on the inside. It appears.....  more »
  • This is a mandatory church stop while in town, but having seen so many churches on our vacation, this one did not rise to the level of must see - wow. Still, worth a poke inside for a few pictures... 
    This is a mandatory church stop while in town, but having seen so many churches on our vacation, this one did not rise to the level of must see - wow. Still, worth a poke inside for a few pictures...  more »
  • The Church is very beautiful and peaceful! It’s quite bigger than what I expected. It’s a bit dark in there but very quiet which I liked. The altar was very big and really took my breath away. It’s... 
    The Church is very beautiful and peaceful! It’s quite bigger than what I expected. It’s a bit dark in there but very quiet which I liked. The altar was very big and really took my breath away. It’s...  more »
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  • Huge and amazing. Free entrance but only a small place is for tourists to stand and walk
  • Beautifil church which had the other odour from the other churches when I enterd it. It smells on flowers and roses were covering the floors. Looks like some ritual was held there before me
  • no entrance fee quite strict regulations with attire
  • Limited space for visitors. Missing information about interior statues.
  • Cute little church to stop by for 15 minutes.

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