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Address: Na Hrade, Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic
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close to the centre. Jan pavel II. was there before more than 20years ago. Not easy for searching, you need a map, not far from the main circle.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2015
Marek P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

close to the centre. Jan pavel II. was there before more than 20years ago. Not easy for searching, you need a map, not far from the main circle.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

As it happened with most of the churches in Olomouc this chapel was closed. So I could only have a peek from the fences at the entrance. It looked lovely with an incredible painted ceiling.

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Castle Pines, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This was an amazing priest who was tortured to death. The original rack can be viewed in the cellar. There is a great interactive screen at the entrance which covers the history of John Sarkander, what led to his torture, death and sainthood.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Visit here for a small taste of history, and for the lovely chapel. Also stop at the "Living Waters" fountain outside.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

What a great thing to find. The architecture is beautiful and inside is so 'cute'. A passing Czech lady (who spoke no English) was keen for me to find it.

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

special architecture-good acknowledge for history-week-end free enter-org music super!

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Thank lovely025
Ostrava, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

its pretty long ago i went there, i was nice, religious place

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Olomouc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2010

At the corner of two of the prettiest streets in Olomouc's historic old town stands a small neo-baroque chapel dedicated to the memory of Saint Jan Sarkander. Jan Sarkander is the closest thing that Olomouc has to having a local saint. A catholic priest at the time of the thirty years war, Jan Sarkander was suspected by the newly protestant... More 

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