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St. Wenceslas Cathedral

Mlchochova 814/5, Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic
+420 585 224 236
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Beautiful cathedral dating back to the 11th century. You must visit crypts with the graves of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adam A
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Katowice, Poland
Incredible edifice

Beautiful church. We were lucky enough to visit one morning when the organist was practicing... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Shamr0ckG
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Naples, Florida
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Mlchochova 814/5, Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful cathedral dating back to the 11th century. You must visit crypts with the graves of cardinals and bishops.

Thank Adam A
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church. We were lucky enough to visit one morning when the organist was practicing. Exceptional acoustics.

Thank Shamr0ckG
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Big monument in Olomouc. Nice old cathedral, similar to lot of churches but majestic and monumental in scale of Czech Rep.

Thank Michal K
Reviewed 30 June 2017

well worth seeing, very large ornate decorations and stained glass, next to it is st annes, which is worth a look.

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

One of the main landmarks in Olomouc neighbouring Archibishop's Palace is one of the most beautiful gothic buildings in Central Europe. Medieval history is crossing the nearby square where the last king from the Premyslid dynasty, Wenceslav III was stabbed in 1306. The Cathedral is...More

Thank Ivan K
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

St. Wenceslas Cathedral dominates the Olomouc skyline and is steeped in history. The cathedral dates from the early 12th century and King Wenceslas III was murdered in the chapter house next door. This now houses the Archdiocesan Museum. Throw in that Mozart wrote his 6th...More

Thank db7477
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I visit churches not as the faithful, but as an admirer of the history and the architecture. The interior of this cathedral is multicolour decorated and it looks cheerfully to me, not so grave, like some other churches do. I reccommend also the adojined Archidiocesan...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Olomouc's Cathedral dominates the city. The interior is interesting with the collonades and the perspective of the arcs. Apart from this it's just nice. It's good that it's for free.

Thank Giannis A
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice church, beter said cathedral, including catacombs and coffins. Especially the storyline of the crucifixion of Jesus is interesting. All around the ship you find the story in progressive steps. Worth the small detour from the main square.

Thank MichaelJPdeJong
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Olomouc is a lesser known, overlooked city to the north east of the Czech Republic. It is a pleasant city with a magnificent city centre around a large picturesque square, full of monuments with the Trinity column being the most notable. The large square is...More

Thank pablo43
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