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Kostel Panny Marie Pred Tynem

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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Address: Celetna, 5 | Stare Mesto (Old Town), Prague 11000, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420-222318186
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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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One of the symbols of Prague, the Church of the Virgin Mary Before Tyn is...

One of the symbols of Prague, the Church of the Virgin Mary Before Tyn is the dominant feature in the Old Town. The church was built in the 14th century and used to be a primary place of worship for foreign merchants visiting the city.

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Impressive from outside

Looks great from the old town square. Pretty nice inside too. Didn't get to see much inside though, as a mass just started when we got there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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New York City, New York

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New York City, New York
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184 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Looks great from the old town square. Pretty nice inside too. Didn't get to see much inside though, as a mass just started when we got there.

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Avon, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We see the spires from our hotel window and when strolling Old Town and really wanted to enjoy the interior, as well. Alas, the church is "closed for the season" and will not reopen until March. So sad!

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Taverny
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Church is fantastice but it is not always open (often in the mroning). Get the information before your go and wathv out for the hidden passage to enter. On top of this, do not change your money in the office facing the Clock. They claim that they take 0% commission but it is tricky ! Instead of changing for... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

one of the best landmarks in prague..amazing style and architecture and easy to access since you'll visit the old town square

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply beautiful at night ,reminds me of the castle /buildings you see in Disney movies.Especially when the light are on at night .

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Abuja, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stunning spires are a wonderful sight and especially well seen from the City Hall Clock Tower. The interior is simple -- no stained glass or great art -- and can be toured in a matter of 10-15 minutes.

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Pasadena, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church is more beautiful from the outside! You have to walk through some cafes to find the entrance, they expect a donation when you enter and they do not allow you to take photos (though they do sell postcards). If you are looking for a really spectacular church in Prague, go to St Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle, it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Church is a landmark across Prague and I find its architecture quite beautiful. It's also lovely when the bells ring out which they seem to do at mid-day. Opening times are quite restrictive but it's well worth getting inside as it is quite amazing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

You want to admire again and again this extraordinary building! Seems like a castle from the sweetest fairytale! Unfortunately we didnt have time to enter inside and obviously we'll not visit Prague again as everybody was so RUDE!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I visited this church in December 2015. It is located near Old Town Square. If you stand near the Astronomical Clock you can get a good photo of the church before going in by walking across the square and passing through an alleyway near one of the restaurants. There is no entrance fee but a recommended donation of 30 Czech... More 

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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighborhoods in town represents the medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle in the background, is probably the most beautiful square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and squares, and stone towers blend together with the modern era. A vast array of bars, restaurants, dance clubs, international brand shops, galleries and hotels bring life to the old city. With its charming and picturesque cobblestone streets, the nightlife and parties will surely be unforgettable.
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