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St. Giles Church, Prague

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#27 of 74 in Historic Sites in Prague
Church Tourist Spot
Take in the gold details and Romanesque columns of St. Giles Church, designed in the 1300s and displaying a combination of Baroque and Gothic architecture. Several famous religious figures have preached here since its construction and the renowned artist who painted the ceilings of the church is buried here. Visit the site and consider attending one of its well-known organ recitals. In addition to the excellent acoustics, the concerts provide a good opportunity to gain insight about the church, as the pastor often speaks about its historical and architectural significance before a performance. In a city known for its classical concerts, this site offers you a somewhat more affordable and personal musical experience. Note that the unheated church can get quite cold inside, particularly during winter months, so dress warmly. Put St. Giles Church and other Prague attractions into our Prague itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The church helds an absolute magnificent concert at 20:00 every evening. Suddenly the historical building fills its full purpose. Absolutly stunning.  more »
  • This is a wonderful church that is located in the Old Town and is just such an evocative building that looks absolutely superb. It's a big church with an extremely beautiful interior,richly decorated ...  more »
  • We thought this church had the nicest interior, we ended up coming back for a classical music concert in the church, We thoroughly enjoyed it, a nice way to end the day  more »

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