"Strahovsky Klaster" Strahov Monastery Tip by Antji

Strahov Monastery, Prague: 66 reviews and 133 photos

 
 

Strahovsky klaster - the Strahov monastery.
A Premonstratensian Order monastery, founded in 1140 by Vladislav II.The present baroque shape was acquired in the later half of the 17 th and during the 18 th century. Within the monastery preceincts there are the church of the Assumption (1743 - 1752), the Strahov picture gallery, the valuable Strahov library with a large number of medieval illuminated manuscripts, maps, globes and graphics, the baroque Theological Room (1671-1679), and the classicist Philosphy Room (1785-1794) decorated with fresco paintings of A. Maultbertsch.

Address: Strahovksy klaster, Strahovske nadvori 1
Directions: From Prague Castle: Hradcanske namesti, Loretanska street, Pohorelec.
Phone: +420 233 107 711
Website: http://www.strahovskyklaster.cz/

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  • Written Aug 26, 2002
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