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Church of St. Vitus

Kostelni, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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Begun in 1407, but not completed until the 19th century, this historic church was built in the form of three parallel arcades with multistoried sacristies on both sides.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely old church is a peaceful counter foil to the mass tourism craziness of much of the old town. Perched spectacularly above the Vlatava river, it dominates the area around it . Lots of fascinating baroque decoration and detail inside. Well worth a patient,...More

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Church of St. Vitus was built before 1345 and modified several times. It sits above the town historic center. Beautiful interior with many windows and only a few people there when we visited; peaceful and quiet. Baroque organ is impressive.

Thank EcoM8s
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The parish of St Vitus began in the 14th century and the church is the product of many centuries of rebuild and updating, with the tower having last been constructed in the 19th century. Beautiful interior with lots of windows. If you're quiet, you can...More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This lovely gothic church up from the old square is worth seeing. Unfortunately access to the side altars is limited but we were able to see the beautiful baroque organ and view the main altar from afar! Spectacles are necessary to pick out the saints!...More

Thank susanwalsh
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

One of the oldest buildings in Krumlov this is worth a visit. Like a lot of attractions here it's up a hill! It's very beautiful and delightful to see lit up on an evening. You can get some lovely photos from the bridge below at...More

1  Thank GibbsBlackCat
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Saint Vitus is the most important religious building in Cesky Krumlov and probably the second most important building after the Castle. It is located in the old town of the city. It is narrow and high, so curious. The inner part is incredible beautiful. Very...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Not too many people know St. Vitus as a saint. The church was consecrated already in 1439! Three nave hall with huge gothic column. Extraordinely!

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

So heres where the money's at;) This is a beautifull church with a lot of gold and very nice stuff in it. Too bad you cant make any photo's but i saw that too late so did it anyways. Shame that at the middle of...More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Spent a wonderful day in Cesky Kromlov and visited this church. It was up many steps but there was a bannister along the way. It was a relief to be in the cool interior. Since this is a Roman Catholic Church women are required to...More

1  Thank dese2
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is a spectacular old cathedral, worth to visit it for all the history and architecture lovers..

Thank Mihai I
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anelisse_tm
3 January 2017|
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Response from FRANCIS P | Reviewed this property |
The Church of St. Vitus is open daily and admission is free. Cannot remember the hours, but we went during the day. Takes about 15- 20 minutes to view.
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leneme
7 October 2016|
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Response from CJTravelerTexas | Reviewed this property |
We were not subjected to a fee, but I believe I left a donation as I was leaving the church. It was a donation, not a mandatory fee.
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