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Address: Na Hrade, Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic
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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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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 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 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 27, 2012

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

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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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