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St. Wenceslas Cathedral (Katedrala Sv.Vaclava)

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Address: Vaclavske Namesti | (Wenceslas Square), Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420731402036
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Beautiful cathedral and nice museum next to it too

The cathedral is beautifully decorated and people who likes to visit churches and cathedrals shouldn't skip this one. Another nice thing to see is the Museum just next to it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The cathedral is beautifully decorated and people who likes to visit churches and cathedrals shouldn't skip this one. Another nice thing to see is the Museum just next to it. They have some really old and beautiful wooden statues of Saints and manuscript.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Beautiful church, very intimate, due to fires,etc., has been rebuild many times. Beautifully finished inside, the painted designed on the walls and columns was breathtaking. We were meet at the door by a guide who took us thought the whole church, including the treasury. Guide spoke very good English.

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Cody, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Anybody who appreciates history should come to this place. It is a magnificent structure with rich decoration inside out, and priceless church artifacts. The mystic atmosphere is multiplied by burial chamber for church dignitaries. It is at the lowest level and even during the hottest summer, it is "creepy" cold there. One floor above is (or was) a small exhibition... More 

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Bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Delicate painted vaulted ceilings and highly decorated walls, chapels etc., in this large cathedral a little outside the main historic centre, but still close by (5-10 minutes' walk).

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

It's incredible that you can even do it to a church: the inside of the church is full of some stands and tables with some brochures and leaflets for tourists. And I mean, you literally see them in every corner and near every column. Inside the cathedral. It totally kills the atmosphere, and I (although not a religious person) thought... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I walked to this magnificent cathedral on the last sunday in Nov. It was not difficult at all to locate it as its' tall spires dominate the city skyline of Olomouc and i could see it from far. It was not really a perfect timing to visit the cathedral especially there is Sunday religious services ongoing, and to be culturally... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Mother Maria Teresa & Pope had been, a saint is buried there & the walls and pillars are painted in a geometric pattern. Definitely worth a visit

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

It is a very nice stroll from the town hall but been Olomouc so nice and picturesque it is worth the walk whatever you are catholic or not. More impressive outside than inside

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South East England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Our visit to this impressive cathedral was made even more interesting by the guide who showed us round and explained everything- this was free.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

While studying Czech at the local university, I attended several music concerts in this beautiful with surprisingly nice acoustics. What a gem!

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Address: Address: Vaclavske Namesti | (Wenceslas Square), Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420731402036
Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Moravia  >  Olomouc Region  >  Olomouc

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