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Church of St. Nicholas

this Sight was last updated on 27 Apr 04

This church, designed by Kilian Ignaz Dietzenhofer, was completed in 1735 and the statues on the outside are from the famous sculptor Antonin Braun.
During the First World War, it was used by the Czech army as a garrison, and the commander allowed artists under his command to restore it rather than fight on the front lines. After the war, it was given to the Czechoslovak Hussite Church and it is now a venue for summer concerts.
Inside you will find frescoes depicting events from the lives of both St. Nicholas and St. Benedict, designed by the artist Kosmas Damian Asam.

 Address
Staromestske Náměstí
Stare Mesto  show me everything in Stare Mesto
Prague 1
Czech Republic
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 Languages
English, Czech

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Guided tours available?: Unknown
Entrance free?: Unknown
Type of landmark: Church
Available for hire as: No info at present
Romantic Location?: A few good places
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Entrance fee children/concessions, if applicable: No info at present
Church of St. Nicholas

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Go for the music, when relevant
Claus, 11 May 04




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