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Kostel svatého Mikuláše (Church of St. Nicholas)

Kostel svatého Mikuláše (Church of St. Nicholas) Review

Designed in the 18th century by Prague's own master of late baroque, Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer, this church is probably less successful in capturing the style's lyric exuberance than its namesake across town, the Chrám svatého Mikuláše. But Dientzenhofer utilized the limited space to create a well-balanced structure. The interior is compact, with a beautiful, small chandelier and an enormous black organ that overwhelms the rear of the church. Afternoon and evening concerts for visitors are held almost continuously—walk past and you're sure to get leafleted for one.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Staroměstské nám., Staré Město, Prague, Bohemia 110 00 | Map It
  • Cost: Free, fee for concerts
  • Hours: Daily 10–4, except during mass on Sun. and holidays at 10 am
  • Website:
  • Metro Line A: Staroměstská.
  • Location: Staré Město (Old Town)
Updated: 10-07-2013

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