Church of St. James, Prague

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#28 of 73 in Historic Sites in Prague
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  • August 9, 2017
    This is by far the most beautiful church in Prague. Its ornate style is the epitome of the Baroque movement and is a must see when in the city. The best thing is it's not swarmed by tourists. When I w...  more »
  • July 16, 2017
    One of the many after the Counter-Reformation baroque churches. Even if you are not a friend of this overblown style - the Church is worth a visit! Alone the magnificent nave and the splendid ceiling frescos are worth a visit.
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  • July 12, 2017
    The Church Of St James is one of Pragues most beautiful churches and in a city teeming with beautiful churches this is most certainly a high accolade. Located in the wonderful Stare Mesto ( Old Town )...  more »
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  • June 14, 2017
    Definitely want to check this place out. Very elegant interior
  • February 7, 2017
    This is an extremely ornate baroque era church. It is a big contrast to the nearby Tyn Church, which has far more simple interior. Here is the story of the mummified arm, courtesy Wikipedia: "There is also a mummified forearm to the right of the tomb entrance, dating back over 400 years. The arm is the arm of a jewel thief who tried to steal from the high altar, which has a statue of the Virgin Mary. It is believed that when the thief tried to steal the jewels, Mary grabbed his arm and would not let go, therefore his arm was cut off by monks."
  • June 8, 2017
    Hands down one of the most beautiful churches on the planet.
  • March 13, 2017
    Beautiful church. No entrance fee.
  • April 26, 2017
    Impressive church and nice story about the arm

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