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Poutni Kostel Sv. Jana Nepomuckeho Na Zelene Hore

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UNESCO site worth visiting.

Interesting place with great past. Pleasure for architecture lovers. Although it might seem weird... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Prague, Czech Republic
A unique and fascinating church

This church is dominated by sacred geometry, which is explained on various cards on the pews when... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Jane K
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“unesco site”(2 reviews)
“star shaped”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Sychrova 2, Zdar nad Sazavou 591 02, Czech Republic
+420 724 758 993
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Interesting place with great past. Pleasure for architecture lovers. Although it might seem weird visit the next by cemetary.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hana1973
Reviewed 7 September 2018

This church is dominated by sacred geometry, which is explained on various cards on the pews when you do a tour. Unfortunately our tour was in Czech but an information sheet was provided. Look up the significance of the 5 stars (which appeared when John...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jane K
Reviewed 25 August 2018

It was a quiet day when we visited, which gave the area a beautifully haunting and eerie feel, like that of an abandoned graveyard. The walk up the hill was stunning: a lovely pond and from great views of the town from the top. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Julie L
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The place itself is very interesting thanks to its layout. Definitely worth visiting if you are around, as it is listed on Unesco´s List of World Heritage.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jitka2506
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Our Czech friends took us to see this unique church, which is surrounded by an outer wall in which are 5 gates and 5 chapels. To really appreciate the design you really need to see it from the air, but of course that is not...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 1nv1ctaH0g
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

If you are in the region, plane 2-3h to visit first the interactive museum located at the castle in Zdar and then walk to the church. We did the guided tour in Czech which was enlightening : cabale, mathematics and symbolic explanations included.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank frgad3c
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The architecture alone is wonderful. A must see in the area. A UNESCORTED heritage site! Make sure you get an English brochure or you won't understand it!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ed E
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

From far the church looks fantastic The archetrcturr of this site is unique But when you get closer you see the sympthoms of neglection The paint is gone in many places and there are many stains on the walls it a pity that such important...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank shlomof125
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

One of the 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites in easy reach from Jihlava and my absolute favorite. Beautifully restored baroque church with unique design by Santini on a hill-top in Zdar nad Sazavou. Take the guided tour (run few times a day) to learn about...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kristina F
Reviewed 18 April 2017

To be honest I expected more ... The place has its magic but needs to be reconstructed. You can enter the church only with tour guide

Date of experience: April 2017
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