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St. Jacob's Church

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Address: Jakubske namesti 2, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
Phone Number: +420 542 212 039
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Located on Jakubské Square, this Gothic-style church has served as the...

Located on Jakubské Square, this Gothic-style church has served as the Bishop's seat since 1777.

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Beautiful church in the center of Brno

The church itself is very beautiful but make sure you climb to the top of the tower. It's 93m high, has beautiful (and huge) bells along the way. The staff is very friendly, they... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 August 2016
Lehel K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The women who work at the church as tour guides are lovely and friendly, and the guide books which are provided for you if you wish to look around and learn more about the beautiful artefacts they have are very informative and interesting. The church has incredible vaulted ceilings, and the artwork and artefacts they have are beautiful. It's not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This church we chanced upon as we were walking around this beautiful town of Brno whilst on holiday. The style and design was absolutely breathtaking. We walked around and looked at the features and even took to a pew and prayed a little. My only complaint of anything of the place would be the lack of English translation on the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The church itself is very beautiful but make sure you climb to the top of the tower. It's 93m high, has beautiful (and huge) bells along the way. The staff is very friendly, they even let us rang the bell by hand. You can climb to the top for 30czk/adult and you have the possibility to do this every half... More 

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

All attractions in this city are almost equally nothing special, you just should feel free and enjoy the city in general.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Quite, and Holy. The place is small with its unique charm, walking int he streets is joyous. Visit in the morning and explore

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Rzeszow, Poland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

It's just a church, as for me - not particularly beautiful. If you like history you may like it. We took the tour up the tower to see the bells, the tour guide attempted to speak English but in was more like Czechnglish which was hard to understand but he really tried ;)

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Bergamo, Italia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is one of the most beautiful church in Brno and also the most important. From here the Santiago de Compostela trail begins. It goes toward south to Vienna. Inside the church is a three gothic-style nave. It has the highest towe bell in Brno, 10 meters higher than St. Peter and Paul's cathedral.

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Brno, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Well, the only thing I found special about this church is that it is surrounded by pubs and clubs. Outside of the church is a gargoyle showing his behind to petrov . There was a competetion between the two churchs at one time in history. For a history buff it is good for a visit. For a church goer, you... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

What is the old city walk without nice churches? This one looks quite typically, but it still has own twist and creates right mood for the old town exploration. Sure, check it out! And don't forget to take a shout of a huge horseman near the church.

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Brno, Jihomoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Typical gothic church in the centre of Brno. You can go inside and check some statues and a nice ceiling. Typický gotický kostel s centru Brna. Můžete se jít podívat dovnitř, všimněte si netradičního stropu. :-)

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