Czech Republic

The most beautiful religious monuments of the Czech Republic

The most beautiful places of pilgrimage

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful religious monuments of the Czech Republic
Updated: 03.11.2021
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Although the Czech Republic is listed as one of the most atheistic countries in the world, you will still find amazing religious monuments and places of pilgrimage here. Come take a look at the most interesting ones

1.
Cathedral of St. Vitus

The most important cathedral of the Czech Republic

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| Altitude: 251 m / 823 ft

Cathedral of St. Vitus is one of the most important church buildings in the Czech Republic. It is a distinct… continue reading

2.
Church of St. Barbara

The most important building in Kutná Hora

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| Altitude: 263 m / 863 ft

You can find the Church of St. Barbara in every picture from Kutná Hora. It is a beautiful Gothic building… continue reading

3.
Svatá hora near Příbram

The most important pilgrimage site in Bohemia

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| Altitude: 579 m / 1 900 ft

To the southeast of the center of Příbram you will find the most important Marian pilgrimage site in Bohemia… continue reading

4.
Zelená Hora

A jewel from Jan Blazej Santini-Aichel

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| Altitude: 615 m / 2 018 ft

On the northern outskirts of Žďár nad Sázavou you will find a complete Baroque gem on Zelená Hora by the… continue reading

5.
Pilgrimage area Svatý Kopeček

The most important pilgrimage site in Moravia

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| Altitude: 380 m / 1 247 ft

Northeast of Olomouc you will find one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Moravia – Svatý Kopeček. The… continue reading

6.
Velehrad

Former center of Great Moravia

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| Altitude: 208 m / 682 ft

Velehrad is one of the most famous pilgrimage sites in the Czech Republic. According to tradition it is… continue reading

7.
Loreta Monastery

Prague baroque gem

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| Altitude: 270 m / 886 ft

Loreta is an important Marian pilgrimage site at the western end of the historic center of Prague. Here you… continue reading

8.
Pilgrimage site Klokoty

Pilgrimage place above Tábor

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| Altitude: 447 m / 1 467 ft

To the west of the center of Tábor you will find a beautiful pilgrimage site Klokoty. The center is the… continue reading

9.
Svatý Kopeček near Mikulov

One of the oldest Stations of the Cross in Moravia

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| Altitude: 362 m / 1 188 ft

To the east of the center of Mikulov rises Svatý Kopeček (363 m above sea level). For tourists, it is a great… continue reading

10.
Church of St. Nicholas in Veliny

Beautiful timbered church

Altitude: 289 m / 948 ft

East of Holice, about 4.5 km along the road I / 36, in Veliny there is a timbered church, a masterpiece of… continue reading

11.
Zlatá Koruna Monastery

The best preserved Gothic monastery in Bohemia

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| Altitude: 463 m / 1 519 ft

The Zlatá Koruna Monastery can be found above the meander of the Vltava River near Český Krumlov. It is… continue reading

12.
The Great Synagogue in Pilsen

The second largest synagogue in Europe

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| Altitude: 317 m / 1 040 ft

The Great Synagogue is located in the center of Pilsen in Sady Pětatřicátníků Street. It is the largest… continue reading

13.
Strahov Monastery

Monastery with the most beautiful library

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| Altitude: 290 m / 951 ft

The 12th-century Strahov Monastery is situated high above the Vltava River and is surrounded by picturesque… continue reading

14.
Premonstratensian monastery Hradisko

A Baroque gem next to Olomouc

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| Altitude: 216 m / 709 ft

The magnificent Baroque monastery Hradisko can be found in Klášterní Hradisko right next to Olomouc. It is… continue reading

15.
Church of the Finding of St. Crosses in Litomysl

The most beautiful church in Litomyšl

Altitude: 348 m / 1 142 ft

Church of the Finding of St. Kříže is undoubtedly the most beautiful church in Litomyšl. You can find it… continue reading

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