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Church of St. James

Old Town, Prague, Czech Republic
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Old Town, Prague, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This church is just off Old Square and free to enter. Inside the baroque style is everywhere and the ceilings are beautifully painted with frescos. Seems smaller inside than it appears from the outside and we were only in there 10 minutes but definitely worth...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

A real treasure of Baroque art with Gothic elements from the original building ... I had the honour of attending the commented tour led by one of the minority brothers and inspecting places that are not normally shown to visitors. An unforgettable experience.Thank you.

Thank Ivana Z
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The church is one of the city's highlight apart from others. It is one of the beautiful church in EU. Travelers should not miss it when visit this city.

Thank Kriangc
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I went here for organ concert. Really something. Church by itself is marvelous but sound of organs is really unforgettable.

Thank Leo P
Reviewed 9 August 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 was there, there were about...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

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 ) the interior is Amazing with its high alter,stained...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The church is supposed to open until 12 on a Tuesday. We got there at about 11:45 am but it was closed already. I managed to take a picture through the glass (or plastic?) window. It looked gorgeous just from the entry way. Later I...More

2  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We visited this church on Mala Stupartska (Old Town) on a free walking tour of Prague. The outside of the church had some very interesting reliefs on them (see photos) but as with most Baroque churches, all the pretty stuff was inside. Of course most...More

2  Thank Davidjellis
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This church is a bit trickier to find, but it's worth it at least to have a quick look around. The interior is gorgeous and seeing the mummified forearm is the cherry on top. As you're leaving the main hall, look up to your left...More

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I attended the Passion Week concert of Dvorak's "Stabat Mater" this week and enjoyed the music completely and the building almost. I loved that the musicians were over our heads and behind us in the organ loft. This let the music sweep over us and...More

Thank SyrinxSounds
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighbourhoods in town represents
the medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is
bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický
square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle
in the background, is probably the most beautiful
square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere
of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and
squares, and stone towers blend together with the
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22 April 2017|
Response from Tracey L | Reviewed this property |
We did not pay to enter.