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Infant of Prague

Karmelitska 9, Prague, Czech Republic (Praha 1)
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Ranked #62 of 303 attractions in Prague
Type: Religious Sites
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New York
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174 reviews 174 reviews
67 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Most churches are not meant to be tourist sites, so I can understand the disappointment some people felt. This is not a tourist attraction (as is Notre Dame), however, as a Roman Catholic (although not always a “routine” parishioner), this church is an important part of our faith. This church is more than just a tourist attraction. It has a... More

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Palermo, Italy
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266 reviews 266 reviews
229 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

It does not matter if you believe or not in God, you have to visit this place. Full of pilgrims and of history, the atmosphere inside is simply incredible!

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Rochester, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is a must if you are in Prague. People from all over the world come to visit Him to ask for so many needs: help, healing, peace. He is in the church of Our Lady of Victory in the Lesser Town district. Walking distance from the Charles Bridge.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Pathetic, this is not a tourist attraction. A kids doll in a dress. At least it is free. Don't waste your time

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Brooklyn, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I hunted for this church purely because it was my grandmothers dream to see the little infant Jesus of Prague but communism was alive and well when she could have made the trip and that wasn't allowed... So I went for her and because of my personal attachment to the wax relic it was an amazing experience! As I walked... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The wax infant is a bit over a foot tall and is displayed in a side alter of the church. The dress collection is house upstairs and is free to see. If quirky is your thing, take the time to visit the infant.

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Wapakoneta, OH
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The church contains the original Infant of Prague. There is a gift shop and you can get items blessed on the spot. Interesting place!

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Rochester, New York
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114 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I'm not a religious person at all, but came to Infant of Prague bc one of my travel mates was told by her parents she had to come to this church. We arrived early in the day and literally were the only people in the church. Gorgeous church and because I was visiting around the holidays, the infant jesus wasn't... More

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London, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
58 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The church is a must visit and once again an interesting place to visit even if you are not into religion. Stunning place to visit even if you are passing by.

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Austin, Texas
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47 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

This was our 4th trip to Prague and we had never been inside of this church. So glad we did this time because we just happen to get in during a mass. There is of course a statue of Infant Jesus. The Infant is dressed by the nuns and each time you come to the church you may very well... More

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