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St. Thomas Church

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Address: Josefska 28/8, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
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+420 602 643 365
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St. Thomas Church (Sv. Tomas) --- founded in 1228 and remodeled in baroque...

St. Thomas Church (Sv. Tomas) --- founded in 1228 and remodeled in baroque style in 1720's, the church is one of the most significant churches in the area. Today the Parish at St. Thomas is one of the most active in all of Prague, having not only a Czech parish but also and English and Spanish one as well. Masses are held each Sunday: Czech: 9:30 English: 11:00, Spanish: 12:30

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Tall green pointy spire....

One of the many churches in Prague, not quite as famous as some of the others on Mala Strana, but very beautiful and peaceful. It is very recognizable in the Prague's panorama... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 December 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

One of the many churches in Prague, not quite as famous as some of the others on Mala Strana, but very beautiful and peaceful. It is very recognizable in the Prague's panorama, the tall pointy green spire makes it easy to spot. It is near several luxury boutique hotels ( Aria, Golden Well, Alchymist,) with the Augustine hotel practically next... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Can't explain the sense of peace I felt there, it was quite moving really... And the priest spoke English!. The church is stunning, it's so worth a visit! And it's free!...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Found this church about 18 years ago, while reading the Prague Post. Was looking for an English mass downtown. At first, I couldn't find the place, because it is set back on a small side street. It's actually in a very convenient location. This is a true gem. So much history inside. Even if you are not religious, you should... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

Here you will fine peace and reconciliation. Lovely mass with a baptism and a very friendly priest William from New York.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

We were in Prague for the weekend and looking for a Mass to attend. They have Mass in English here at 6 pm on Saturday and 12.30 pm on Sunday. We decided on the Saturday evening and after a short walk from Malostranská Metro station we arrived at 5.30 pm giving us half an hour to walk round this lovely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

The church is situated between Malostranska and Malostranske names tram stops just where the trams go under some arches. It has very ornate interior with statuary, paintings and beautifully painted ceilings. Well worth the effort going there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

I was looking for a Catholic Church that did mass in English on Sunday and found this very centrally located church online. It was easy to get to, just at the end of Charles Bridge on the Mala Strana side: after the bridge, take a short walk and it is the second small street on the right. The church itself... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

As you enter you are awed by all that you see, from the wood cavings to the white pillars. The alter will tale your breath away and when you look up at the grand organ you really will be speechless.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

We were in Prague for Christmas and were looking for a Christmas mass to attend. In looking through this is one of the few that I could find which was English-speaking plus it was very close to where we were staying so we decided to check it out. The mass was very well done, the priest was an American guy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2014

A wonderful, warm and welcoming Parish in the heart of Prague's Mala Strana district. Mass schedule: Saturday: 18:00 English Sunday: 9:30 Czech 11:00 English 12:30 Spanish

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Staying in Mala Strana (Little Quarter)

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Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
Malá Strana is one of the oldest and the most beautiful neighbourhoods in the city. Nestled underneath Prague Castle it was once a part of the Kings route taken by future kings on their way to coronation - originating in the Old Town, crossing Charles Bridge and leading to Saint Vitus Cathedral. Cobblestone streets are lined with picturesque medieval houses, remarkable palaces, churches, kitsch shops and restaurants. Do not hesitate to turn a corner into any narrow street. You will suddenly find yourself in a calm and charming neighbourhood full of hidden gardens, parks with peacocks, fruit trees and ponds. As the neighbourhood is a home to Czech Parliament and many ministries, you can also run into well-dressed officials. If you are thirsty or hungry, it is the right place to be. Restaurants offer delicious traditional food and of course, the best Czech beers.
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