Convent of St. Agnes, Prague

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At Convent of St. Agnes, trace the development of Czech art, starting with mid-14th-century panel paintings and sculptures, then moving on to 15th- and the early-16th-century oil paintings executed in the International style. The authentic environment of a Gothic convent is the backdrop for an exhibit of medieval and early Renaissance art depicting mostly religious subjects. A 13th-century princess who opted for a life of charity and piety over a life of luxury and comfort founded the convent and became its first abbess. The convent is also renowned as being haunted by the ghost of the Unhappy Nun. For Convent of St. Agnes and beyond, use our Prague road trip planning site to get the most from your Prague vacation.
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  • August 17, 2017
    A bit off the beaten path, the monastery is very quiet compared to the city centre. Its history is explained on numerous information boards across the area providing both a good overview and interesti...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    This is a beautiful complex with a museum that contains a large collection of fourteenth century paintings and sculpture. We were almost alone in the museum, as it is rather off the beaten track and p...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    A great place to discover the treasures of medieval art of the Kingdom of Bohemia. Some works are known, others less. But for the medievalists, this is heaven. The tombs of members of the Royal family who were buried have almost all been replaced. Which is a shame. But there is some small lapidary testimonials that are worth.
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  • April 15, 2017
    One of the most beautifull museums I had ever visited. Medieval art like fews museums have in the world
  • January 26, 2017
    Gorgeous medieval paintings and statuary, beautifully displayed. The ground floor (free to visit) is St. Agnes' original archaelogically recovered monastery, with informative boards. Very peaceful, interesting.
  • August 10, 2016
    Very well preserved. Some of the oldest rooms are free to visit. The museum has a major collection of medieval art - if you're keen on it it is definitely worth visiting.
  • February 6, 2017
    Nice historic monastery which reasonaly pass reconstruction. Monastery it self is for free.
  • July 18, 2016
    inexpensive little museum filled with art. The pieces aren't overly interesting unless you are especially interested in Medieval art.

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