So much ornamentation! Is incredible how detailed and beautiful they used to make churches! Going to read more later. Everything inside is written in Czech!
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An ornate church with a large cupola dome and detailed frescos. Behind the alter is a highly decorated curved apse with a cross, a large number of statues and rays of sunlight that radiate from a point in the sky where a dove is located....More
With its gleaming, 40-meter green cupola peeping above the roofline of Prague’s Staré Město (Old Town), the Neo-Classical church of St Francis of Assisi was designed by Burgundian architect Jean-Baptiste Mathey and consecrated in 1688. Steps away from the city’s iconic Charles Bridge, it replaced...More
My son went to Assisi many years ago and raved about it so much so he inspired me to go and visit. I learnt a lot about St Francis when studying the medieval church on my degree course many years ago. I was always interested...More
Musical Prague. Music in Prague is so easy to find. There are so many different opportunities to take in a concert. The concert halls that are filled with tourists and locals usually require more planning. Concert in church can often be much more spontaneous decision....More
The church is at the foot of the Charles Bridge on the Stare Mesto side. I came to the church for the specific purpose of attending an evening concert. The performers were excellent, Organist, Violinist, Soprano, with a mix of solo, duo and trio pieces....More
We decided to go for a concert while in Prague and selected the concert they had in this church. What an experience, the sound in this church is amazing and the church is beautiful to be in while music like Ave Marie is played.. Great...More
ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI CHURCH is a wonderful Old Town ( Stare Mesto) church to visit . The interior of this church is jaw droppingly beautiful with its painted ceilings,high arches,lovely alter and all the little details and frescoes that make up this fabulous church....More
The St Francis of Assisi church is a wonderful church located next to the Charles Bridge. Most definitely worth a visit if in the area as the design and prominence the church has is very impressive.