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Church of Our Lady Victorious - Holy Child of Prague

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Address: Karmelitska 9 | Malá Strana, Prague, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 257 53 36 46
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You have the feeling that you live in previous century. Old buildings and historical monuments. Never forget

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You have the feeling that you live in previous century. Old buildings and historical monuments. Never forget

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We found this church very simple and the effigy of the child interesting. However, what made the visit great was a Virginia who sang like angels. A good visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Having been closely related to this aspect of the Catholic Church in particular its association with the Carmelites it was a very rewarding spiritual experience to finally see the original image of the Holy Child of Prague.

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Beautiful church with stunning statue of the Infant Jesus. The Church is so beautiful and so much to see. Nice gift shop bedside church.

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Le Roy, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Although this wouldn't be the top spot to see in Prague, this church and the Infant of Prague statue have been an important pilgrimage for faithful Catholics for several hundred years. The interior is beautiful, Baroque-style, but there is also a slightly different feel to it, since it remains a "working" pilgrimage point. Great gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I would not characterize myself as a religious person but this was a neat stop. The infant itself has a fascinating history. Make sure to go upstairs to see some of the outfits on display that people have made or donated to the infant over the years. I could not help thinking the whole time about the part in Talledega... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This church is one that you really need to see when in Prague. The statue of the infant Jesus is beautiful and the inside of the church is stunning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We visit this beautiful church in Mala Strana area in Prague. "La iglesia del Divino Niño de Praga" on our own. It is well located and you actually visit for free. It's actually going into remodeling. You can visit a showroom with different dress on the second level climbing an spiral wooden stairs. It's not an easy task for handicap.we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This church was open to the Public. admission was free. It has the statue of the child of Prague. Beautiful interior. To find the church its only minutes away from Charles bridge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

One of the reasons we visited Prague is bec of the IJP. The church is known as Our Lady of Victorious but everyone knows it as where the Infant Jesus is. Nice church and you can find the Infant Jesus icon on the left side of the church. There's an English mass at noon on Sunday. It's a great place... More 

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Address: Address: Karmelitska 9 | Malá Strana, Prague, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 257 53 36 46
Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Bohemia  >  Prague>  > Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm

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Mala Strana (Little Quarter)
Malá Strana is one of the oldest and the most beautiful neighborhoods in the city. Nestled underneath Prague Castle it was once a part of the Kings route taken by future kings on their way to coronation - originating in the Old Town, crossing Charles Bridge and leading to Saint Vitus Cathedral. Cobblestone streets are lined with picturesque medieval houses, remarkable palaces, churches, kitsch shops and restaurants. Do not hesitate to turn a corner into any narrow street. You will suddenly find yourself in a calm and charming neighborhood full of hidden gardens, parks with peacocks, fruit trees and ponds. As the neighborhood is a home to Czech Parliament and many ministries, you can also run into well-dressed officials. If you are thirsty or hungry, it is the right place to be. Restaurants offer delicious traditional food and of course, the best Czech beers.
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