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Prague is known as the 'city of a hundred spires', there are so many churches and cathedrals. Many open to visitors during the day, some host classical concerts at night. Find out their history on a Prague sightseeing tour or walking tour.

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Bethlehem Chapel, Old Town, Prague 1
Bethlehem Chapel
Address: Betlemske namesti 4, Old Town, Prague 1
Bethlehem Chapel (Betlemska Kaple) was founded in 1391, as a holy place where church services could be held in the Czech language. Jan Hus himself preached here between 1402-1412.
Bethlehem Chapel
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Heydrich Terror Memorial and St. Cyril & Methodius Church, New Town, Prague 1
Heydrich Terror Memorial and St. Cyril & Methodius Church
Address: Resslova 9a, New Town, Prague 1
In May 1942 two Czechoslovak paratroopers assassinated Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazi overseer. A museum in the crypt tells the story.
Heydrich Terror Memorial and St. Cyril & Methodius Church
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Infant Jesus of Prague and Church of Our Lady Victorious, Lesser Town, Prague 1
Infant Jesus of Prague and Church of Our Lady Victorious
Address: Karmelitska 9, Lesser Town, Prague 1
The church houses a statue called the Infant Jesus of Prague. It is credited with miraculous healing and, amongst other things, with saving Prague during the Swedish siege in 1639.
Infant Jesus of Prague and Church of Our Lady Victorious
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Loreta, Castle District, Prague 1
Loreta
Address: Loretanske namesti 7, Castle District, Prague 1
The beautiful Loreta is an important pilgrimage site, built to promote the legend of Santa Casa. The church is situated in a delightful courtyard surrounded by chapel-lined arcades.
Adults: 150czk  Students: 110czk  Children: 80czk
Loreta
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Spanish Synagogue, Josefov, Prague 1
Spanish Synagogue
Address: Vezenska 1, Josefov, Prague 1
The Spanish Synagogue in Prague is described as the most beautiful synagogue in Europe. Set in the Jewish Quarter (Josefov), this magnificent building forms part of the Jewish Museum, plus is the wonderful setting for early evening classical concerts.
Spanish Synagogue
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St. Clement's Cathedral, Old Town, Prague 1
St. Clement's Cathedral
Address: Karlova 1, Old Town, Prague 1
St. Clement's Cathedral in Prague forms part of the Klementinum, the largest and one of the most historic complex of buildings in the Old Town. It lies on the Royal path, close to Charles Bridge.
St. Clement's Cathedral
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St. George's Basilica at Prague Castle, Castle District, Prague 1
St. George's Basilica at Prague Castle
Address: Prague Castle, Castle District, Prague 1
St. George's Basilica was founded by Prince Vratislav (915-921) and is both the best-preserved Romanesque church in Prague, and the oldest church building in the Prague Castle complex.
St. George's Basilica is a popular setting for classical concerts.
St. George's Basilica at Prague Castle
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St. Jilji Church, Old Town, Prague 1
St. Jilji Church
Address: Husova 8, Old Town, Prague 1
St. Jilji Church was founded in the 13th century. Set in the heart of the Old Town, it is a large church with beautifully crafted, high ceilings and ornate decorations; this draws people for both religious services and the regular programme of classical music concerts.
St. Jilji Church
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St. Martin in the Wall Church, Old Town, Prague 1
St. Martin in the Wall Church
Address: Martinska 8, Old Town, Prague 1
St. Jilji Church was founded in the 13th century. Set in the heart of the Old Town, it is a large church with beautifully crafted, high ceilings and ornate decorations; this draws people for both religious services and the regular programme of classical music concerts.
St. Martin in the Wall Church
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St. Nicholas Church at Lesser Town Square, Lesser Town, Prague 1
St. Nicholas Church at Lesser Town Square
Address: Lesser Town Square, Lesser Town, Prague 1
St. Nicholas Church at Malostranske namesti is the largest church in Prague founded by the Jesuits. Began in 1703, it is the masterpiece of Christoph and Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer.
Adults: 70czk  Students: 50czk  Children: 50czk
St. Nicholas Church at Lesser Town Square
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St. Nicholas Church at Old Town Square, Old Town, Prague 1
St. Nicholas Church at Old Town Square One of Prague's must see attractions
Address: Old Town Square, Old Town, Prague 1
The lovely white façade of St. Nicholas Church gleams in the corner of the Old Town Square, hit by the sun during the day and lit by strong white lights at night. Classical concerts are held here.
St. Nicholas Church at Old Town Square
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St. Salvator Church at Charles Bridge, Old Town, Prague 1
St. Salvator Church at Charles Bridge
Address: Krizovnicke namesti 2, Old Town, Prague 1
St. Salvator Church is part of a group of buildings forming the oldest Czech Jesuit College - the Klementinum. As you cross Charles Bridge to enter the Old Town, St. Salvator is located directly in front of you. The church hosts classical music concerts.
St. Salvator Church at Charles Bridge
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St. Salvator Church in the Old Town, Old Town, Prague 1
St. Salvator Church in the Old Town
Address: Salvátorská 1, Old Town, Prague 1
St. Salvator is a lovely, early 17th century church located close to the Old Town Square. It is the largest evangelical church in Prague. It draws people not just for religious services, but also for classical concerts performed at special times of the year.
St. Salvator Church in the Old Town
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St. Simon & St. Jude Church, Old Town, Prague 1
St. Simon & St. Jude Church
Address: Dusni 1, Old Town, Prague 1
The 17th Century Church of St. Simon & St. Jude is in a peaceful corner of the Jewish Quarter. The church is predominantly Baroque, with elements of Gothic and Renaissance style. The Prague Symphony Orchestra play chamber music concerts at the church.
St. Simon & St. Jude Church
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St. Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle, Castle District, Prague 1
St. Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle One of Prague's must see attractions
Address: Prague Castle, Castle District, Prague 1
St. Vitus Cathedral is the dominant building within the Prague Castle complex. The cathedral is a Gothic masterpiece commissioned by Charles IV in 1344. Visitors can climb the Great South Tower to enjoy magnificent views over the city.
St. Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle
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Strahov Monastery, Castle District, Prague 1
Strahov Monastery
Address: Strahovske nadvori 1, Strahov, Castle District, Prague 1
Strahov Monastery sits above Petrin Hill, and offers a serene view over the Lesser Town. Take time to contemplate life in this tranquil location, and visit its famous library of over 16,000 books.
Adults: 120czk  Students: 60czk  Children: 60czk
Strahov Monastery
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Tyn Church, Old Town, Prague 1
Tyn Church One of Prague's must see attractions
Address: Old Town Square, Old Town, Prague 1
Tyn Church, founded in 1385, dominates one side of the Old Town Square in Prague. The towers of this powerful looking Gothic church (with a Baroque interior) can be seen from all over Prague.
Tyn Church
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Vysehrad Park and St. Peter & Paul Church, Vysehrad, Prague 2
Vysehrad Park and St. Peter & Paul Church
Address: V Pevnosti 5b, Vysehrad, Prague 2
Vysehrad Park covers a large area. Visitors can take a pleasant walk through landscaped gardens, enjoy a picnic, admire fine views over the river and visit the Church of St. Peter & Paul.
Adults: 50czk  Students: 30czk  Children: 30czk
Vysehrad Park and St. Peter & Paul Church
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