"Loretto sanctuary" Loretto Tip by chbuchie

Loretto, Prague: 57 reviews and 110 photos


Ever since it was built in 1626, it served as a pilgrimage spot.
The inside is marvellous with a courtyard & the Santa Casa chapel and is fully decorated in baroque style.
The front baroque tower consists of 27 bells.

It was named after the Santa Casa legend, stating that the original home of arch angel Gabriel was moved by angels for protection from heretics from Nazareth to Loreto.

Address: Loreta, Loretanske namesti 7.
Directions: Castle Hill (Hradcany), 5min west from Prague Castle.

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 16, 2005
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