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St. Vitus' Cathedral, Prague: 328 reviews and 578 photos

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  • St Vitus's Cathedral - Prague
      St Vitus's Cathedral
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  • St Vitus's Cathedral - Prague
      St Vitus's Cathedral
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  • St Vitus's Cathedral - Prague
      St Vitus's Cathedral
    by alancollins
  • St Vitus's Cathedral - Prague
      St Vitus's Cathedral
    by alancollins
 

The building of St Vitus's Cathedral must have been one of the longest building projects ever, starting in 1344 and finally being finished in 1929. It is tightly squeezed into the third and oldest courtyard of Prague castle and it is difficult to get an overall impression of this gothic structure, without suffering neck ache. It is the largest and most important church in Prague and the final resting place of the patron saint, St Wenceslas and Czech Kings and Queens; it was also used for coronations. The Cathedral contains 22 side chapels with St Wenceslas Chapel being the grandest and containing the crown jewels though these are under lock & key.

Address: Katedrala sv. Vita, Vaclava a Vojtecha
Directions: Prague Castle
Phone: +420 224 373 368
Website: http://old.hrad.cz/castle/svvit_uk.html

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  • Updated Feb 6, 2007
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