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St. George's Basilica, Prague
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Find out more about Bohemian Gothic, Rudolphian, Baroque art at St. George's Basilica. Prince Vratislav I founded the church in the tenth century, but the facade you see is the result of the early Baroque reconstruction. Inside the austere and monumental interior of the basilica, notice the walls, which were rebuilt in Romanesque fashion, and the high ceilings made of a deep, dark wood. Decorative windows provide atmospheric lighting--an ideal setting for the occasional classical music concerts held here. Head to the main nave to see the tombs of the members of the Premyslid dynasty of princes. Visit the adjacent Gothic chapel to look at the tomb of St. Ludmila, the widow of the ninth-century ruler Prince Borivoj. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to St. George's Basilica and many more Prague attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Prague itinerary builder.
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  • Even older than St Vitus Cathedral is St George’s Basilica within Prague Castle. Its striking red baroque facade liven up the square against the imposing St Vitus. The buildings contain the main basil...  more »
  • It lies within the fortification of Prague Castle. It is 1142, although there before there was a in 920. The façade is renovated in a style mixture of Baroque and neoclassical, but the interior retains the original Romanesque.
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  • Places to go in. Call sites to front to come, where there are not really what to see. At the exit of the Church is a very beautiful altar. This is the only thing inside the Church has to offer. From the outside, she's beautiful.
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  • Amazing piece of architecture. One of the best churches i have ever seen.
  • Don't know why people are down voting this one. It is simply an amazing piece of architecture and a testament of time. Make sure to see it.
  • A bright pink church behind St. Vitus. It looks great from outside, not quite Gothic in design. You have to pay to get in.
  • The facade of this church completely masks the fantastic Romanesque architecture. It is a fine example of how things keep getting renovated throughout the ages, not necessarily for the better. You can appreciate the older style of church design, with the elegant pillars, side aisles and clerestory windows. There is a monument/tomb inside. Worth a quick peek inside when touring the Prague castle complex.
  • lovely little church that isn't as crowded as the rest of the castle area