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Emauzy Monastery with the Church of Our Lady and Slavic Patron Saints was founded by Charles IV in 1347 for Slavonic Benedictines. It was the only Slavonic monastery in the west Christianity of the Charles's empire, centre of scholarship and arts. Such personalities as Jan Hus, Jerome of Prague? were among the students.
On February 14th 1945, during an American air-raid in Prague, the Church was destroyed. Later on, in 1967, a modern structure by the project of architect F. M. Cerny was realized ? an asymmetric 32 m high shell structure with a 40 cm thick construction of white concrete.
Address: Vysehradska 49/320
Directions: The nearest Metro station is Karlovo namesti, and two asymmetrical spires of Church can be seen as soon as street level is reached.
Phone: 221 979 211
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