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Cathedral of St. Vit

Local name: Katedrála Sv. Víta

Located inside: Prague Castle

St. Vitus, Wenceslas and St. Adalbert's Archdioceses in Prague are the seat of the Archbishops of Prague and the Czech Primate. It is a temple built in Gothic and neo-gothic style. Includes works of painting and sculpture, relics of Czech saints, coronation insignia of Czech kings. It is the crowning and burial church of the Czech rulers.

The cathedral was built in several stages. The eastern part and the southern façade were built in the years 1344 - 1385 in the Gothic style, while it was completed in the neo-Gothic style between 1870 and 1929. It is the third temple in this place. In the tower there is Sigismund Bell, which is the largest bell in the Czech Republic.

St. Vitus Cathedral, Wenceslas and Wojciech were an important pilgrimage place. The graves of St. Vitus, Wenceslas and Wojciech, and later St. Zygmunt. The relics of St. Prokop, St. Ludmila, fragments of the Holy Cross, Gospel of St. Mark and part of the saint. Peter.


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    Cathedral of St. Vit map
    III. nádvoří 48/2119 01 Prague , Czechia