Saint James the Greater

Local namesvatý Jakub Větší
LocationOld Town, Prague, Czechia

Saint James is an 18th-century Baroque church which replaces its predecessor - 13th-century Presbytarian church. This basilica is known mainly for being home to the tomb of Count Vratislav of Mitrovice. According to some sources, he was accidentally buried alive in the tomb. Also notable is a beautifully decorated organ.

Tags BasilicaChurchChristianBaroque ArchitecturePresbyterianFreePlace of WorshipBaroque Art
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Opening hours

Tue - Sat: 9:30 a.m. - noon; 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. (3:30 p.m. on Fri)
Sun: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Visitors are not allowed inside during masses.

Admission

Free admission.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_of_St._James_the_Greater_(Prague)

Official website http://praha.minorite.cz/index.php?m=12

Email konventminoritu@seznam.cz

Phone +420 224 828 814

Address Malá Štupartská, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic

Coordinates 50°5'18.009" N 14°25'30.136" E

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