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Jesuit Church (Juzuitsky kostol)

Address: Frantiskanske namestie 4, Bratislava 81101, Slovakia (Staré Mesto)
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Ranked #28 of 86 Attractions in Bratislava
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural

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Staines, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Right in the heart of the old city this church quietly sits beside the ecclectic old town hall and is often passed by which would be a real shame. It is a beautiful church with Lutherian structure and has survived throughout the numerous historic events in the region and now remains as Jesuit Church

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The Jesuit Church (Juzuitsky kostol) is located on the main square next to the Old Town Hall building and tower. It was originally built by the German protestant community in 1636-1638. However, it was confiscated and handed over to the Jesuits in 1672 and has remained in their care and keep to this day. Here you can see nice baroque... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

When you look from outside you think that is just a normal church, that is not that old. But when you go inside it is beautiful. I stayed for the entire service of the mess, given in Slovak, just to spent some time in the church!!

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Seremban, Malaysia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

We had a good view from the front door as we are not able to enter inside due to wrong timings. But the view from the gate was simply majestic.

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Grand Bend, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2011

The church was originally built by the Lutherans in 1638 .. by royal decree, the church could not have a tower, presbytery or main entrance. After an unsuccessful anti-Hapsburg uprising,t he church was confiscated and given to the Jesuits. To commemmorate the suppression of the uprising, the king had a column of the Virgin Mary built in front of it!... More 

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