Prague churches

Prague is often called the city of a thousand spires – when you have a look at the skyline you will understand why. Some of the such as St Vitus Cathedral or St George Basilica belong among the most famous and beautiful churches in the world. Most churches in Prague are open as they are used for masses, and also thanks to the wonderful acoustics they are on regular basis used for classical musical concerts. In our Prague Guide we will be introducing those we believe are certainly worth visiting.

Church of St. Nicholas

Church of St Nicholas

The Church of St Nicholas is one of the true pearls of the Lesser Quarter. Its green dome makes it easily recognizable from wherever...

 
Church of St. Apollinarius

Church of St Apollinarius

The Church of St Nicholas is one of the true pearls of the Lesser Quarter. Its green dome makes it easily...

 
St. George's basilica

St George's Basilica

The basilica that dates back to the 10th century is the second oldest in Prague. The basilica of St George is situated behind the St Vitus Cathedral

 
Church of St. Stephen

Church of St Stephen

The church which is situated not far from Wenceslas Square is on of the most beautiful and important churches in New Town.

 
Church of St. Nicholas

Church of St Nicholas

The St Nicholas Church is one of the Old Town most prominent landmarks. The church was built in the first half of the 18th century on the place of a former gothich church.

 
Church of St. Castulus

Church of St Castulus

The basillica of St Castullus in the Old Town is one of the most prominent examples of Ghotic architecture in Prague. Its origins date back to the 14th centrury.

 
Church of Our Lady of the snow

Church of Our Lady of the Snow

When you walk from Wenceslas Square to the National Theatre you will pass this monumental church almost unnoticed...

 
Church of St. Simon and Jude

Church of St Simon and Jude

The church is situated in the Old Town not very far from the Vltava river. Church of St Simon and Jude offers fabulous acoustics...

 
Bethlehem chapel

Bethlehem Chapel

The Bethlehem Chapel is historically strongly connected with Jan Hus, a very popular preacher who though became...

 
Church of the Holy Spirit

Church of the Holy Spirit

Church of the Holy Spirit is situated at the very border of the Old Town and Jewish Town.

 
Church of St. Ludmila

Church of St Ludmila

One of the most beautiful and dominant churches in Vinohrady is situated at Náměstí Míru in the New Town...

 
Church of St. Wenceslas

Church of St Wenceslas

The church of St Wenceslas in Vršovice is a wonderful example of a modern Czech architecture...

 
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Church of St Peter and St Paul

The church itself has a long history dating back to the 11th century.

 
Church of Our Lady under the Chain

Church of Our Lady under the Chain

There are many churches in the Lesser Quarter though only one of them can be the oldest one...

 
Church of OurLady Victorious

Church of Our Lady Victorious

You may not have heard of the church but you must have heard about the Infant Jesus of Prague...

 
Church of  St. John of Nepomuk

Church of St John of Nepomuk

The church holding the name of one the most famous Czech saints is situated in Hradčany...

 
Church of St. Michael

Church of St. Michael

Almost concealed amid the foliage in the upper part of Kinského garden on Petřín Hill, theChurch of St. Michael was built in the second half of the 17th century.

 
Church of St. Margaret

Church of St. Margaret

The Church of St. Margaret in Břevnov is the centerpiece of one of the oldest monasteries in the Czech lands.

 
Church of St. Prokop

Church of St. Prokop

The Church of St. Prokop was first known as the Jubilee Church as its elaborate groundbreaking ceremony on October 30th, 1898...

 
Church of St. Peter

Church of St. Peter

Located in New Town near Florenc, the Church of St. Peter at Na Poříčí, contributes four characteristic steeples and an additional belfry to the Prague skyline.