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Church of St. Nicholas in Prague, Czech Republic

 
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Distance from city center: 2.8mi
ainoChan's pictureby ainoChan History & Culture travel tip
added on the 1st of October, 2010
I do love Prague for many reasons and let me admit, the Church of St. Nicholas is one of them. The church is a breathtaking example of the baroque architecture from the early 18th century. While the outside might not look that sparkling (more than one century of constant smog made it's effect on it), the inside is wonderful.

There is a huge statue of St. Nicholas looking down from the high altar. The walls are guilded and filled with wonderfully colored icons. The hude marble columns, also decorated with gold are also stunning. It's also great for some silent meditation, you can really feel the grandeur of superior powers... :)

Address:
Malostranské náměstí 272/1, 118 00 Prague 1-Malá Strana, Czech Republic

Price:
Adults 60KC (about $3)
Children 30KC (about $1.5)

On the web:
http://www.psalterium.cz/

 
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lizzy_a wrote on Oct 2, 2010 20:30:
There are also wonderful concerts in the church, mostly on weekends. Admission to a concert costs about $20 in Czech Korona.Reply
 
 
 
 
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