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Church of the Virgin‘s Immaculate Conception and St. Ignatius

Klatovy, Czech Republic
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Former Jeuists church

This church was built by the Jesuits who were trying to turn Protestant Czechs into Catholics. The... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Janulik
,
Prague, Czech Republic
Jesuit Church of Virgin Mary´s Immaculate Conception and of St Ignatius

This Church often labelled as the Baroque art gem of southwest Bohemia. Was built of the 17th and... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
d_titzova
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Orlová
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10 Jul 2017
“Former Jeuists church”
1 Sep 2016
“Jesuit Church of Virgin Mary´s Immaculate Conception and of St Ignatius”
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Klatovy, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This church was built by the Jesuits who were trying to turn Protestant Czechs into Catholics. The first stone was laid in 1656 but the current church is from 1810. There are catacombs under the church.

Thank Janulik
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This Church often labelled as the Baroque art gem of southwest Bohemia. Was built of the 17th and in the 18th centuries as Jesuit college. The prominent architects participated in its construction - K.I.Dientzenhofer, Luragho or D.Orsi and the church interior was decorated by J....More

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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Not only the church is amazing, but there are also catacombs with mummies which are worth to see. The exhibition is well designed with a lot of information about the history of the church.

Thank RJiri
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Just love the detail on the buildings and carvings. They are doing some restorations but the number of pigeons on the facade spells trouble due to the acidic droppings.

Thank Ontario76
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Beautifully kept historical church in the Klatovy town square. Stunning inside. Try to be there for a Sunday service if that's your thing.

Thank Gnoleeg
Reviewed 8 July 2012

The church is only opened whilst prayerservice goining on, otherwise not even a peek trough a latticework is possible. Jezuitský kostel Neposkvrněného početí Panny Marie a sv. Ignáce. Baroque church of the “Virgin‘s Immaculate Conception and St. Ignatius” with its unique catacombs.

Thank vakantiejozef
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