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Infant of Prague

Karmelitska 9, Prague, Czech Republic (Praha 1)
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Ranked #56 of 293 attractions in Prague
Type: Religious Sites
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Brooklyn, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

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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108 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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
33 helpful votes 33 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
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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Kuching, Malaysia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
57 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Infant Jesus looked so adorable in his grand clothes. We recited the popular and powerful Prayer of Fr. Cyril before Him (It's printed behind the small Holy Picture which is obtainable from the priest for free). We attended Mass also. The atmosphere was so peaceful. After Mass, we immediately went to buy some statues and medals. These were urgently requested... More

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

As this is on the way to Petrin Hill we called in on our way past. The main feature is the Infant of Prague which is interesting and impressive to see. The church is nice as well. The clothing is interesting as well. Especially of interest if you are Catholic.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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92 reviews 92 reviews
46 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This is a bit of a tricky one in a way in that if you are a Catholic this place will have at least some resonance, if you are a Christian of another denomination you will at least identify with the devotion. So whether you visit here depends on why the visit might take place. The church is very attractive... More

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La Paz, Bolivia
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178 attraction reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Visitors of the Church of Our Lady Victorious may be disappointed to see the rue and only Holy Child of Prague housed inside a glass case and surrounded by so much decoration that you can barely see the face. From an artistic point of view, it does not offer much, though it may be a miraculous item. The church itself... More

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