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St. Vitus Cathedral

St. Vitus Cathedral

St. Vitus Cathedral

Quick facts

St. Vitus Cathedral – Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert Metropolitan Cathedral is Prague’s Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral, the archbishop’s seat of Prague. The cathedral was devoted to Saint Vitus until 1997 and is still frequently referred to only as the Cathedral of Saint Vitus.

A prominent example of Gothic architecture, this cathedral is the country’s largest and most important church. Located within Prague Castle and containing the graves of many Bohemian kings and Holy Roman Emperors, as part of the Prague Castle complex, the cathedral is owned by the Czech government.

This is one of the main attractions in Prague and Czech Republic in general and it is usually visited together with the Prague Castle tour.

Private Walking Tour: Prague Castle, St Vitus Cathedral with Entry fee

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Interesting facts about St. Vitus Cathedral

Here are some interesting facts about this amazing landmark

  • In 929 a church was built here on top of the site of a pagan temple dedicated to the god of fertility Svetovid.
  • The clock tower of the cathedral, the tallest of the cathedral’s towers, can be seen from all over Prague.
  • Crown jewels are kept in the safe with seven locks and are accessible only to very few individuals.

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