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Holy Spirit Cathedral

Velke namesti, Hradec Kralove 500 03, Czech Republic
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bishop's residential church

This cathedral of the Holy Spirit is the seat of the Bishop. The church was originally built in the... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
ruzha2014
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Prague, Czech Republic
Beautiful, gothic church, in the heart of the town

This is architecturally an important building (apparently) being built with the unusual medium of... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Worldtraveler247247
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good48%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“old town” (2 reviews)
“brick” (5 reviews)
“door” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Velke namesti, Hradec Kralove 500 03, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This cathedral of the Holy Spirit is the seat of the Bishop. The church was originally built in the Gothic style and later rebuilt in Baroque style. It is the dominant not only the town of Hradec Králové. It is also visible around the city...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is architecturally an important building (apparently) being built with the unusual medium of bricks at the time. It is in the heart of the town (in so many ways), so worth a visit. However the inner door was closed when I visited and I...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

It is a very unique sight because this is the only Gothic church from medieval times that survived in the city. It was founded in the 14th century. It is a beautiful late Gothic red brick basilica.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This is an impressive brick built cathedral in the old town. When I popped in, the inner door was closed so couldn't really get the full feel of the place. Would love to return for a sung mass as I am sure that the acoustics...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

The church is built of brick, which was unusual at that time. At 26 April 1997 visited the faithful of the Diocese of Hradec Králové former Pope John Paul II. In memory of his visit a plaque was attached to the east wall of the...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2016

Hradec Kralove is charming little town situated right at the confluance of the two of the biggest rivers in bohemia. And not far from that point lie a hill hiding the historical heart of the town. Holy Ghost church is one of the oldest and...More

Thank Paulus T
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Reviewed 16 April 2015

This is in the old town next to the White Tower. It is worth a quick look inside and they have postcards and infomation for sale inside.

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Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Medieval gotic church in Czech repuvlic is usually from sandstone. Holy Ghost Catedral is untipically from red bricks in so call silesian gotic. The only problem with visit is that the church has usually closed inner door and you can the interior observ only via...More

Thank Vladimíra Š
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