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The Prague Loreto

Loretanske nam 7, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
+420 220 516 740
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A Baroque-style shrine housing liturgical treasures including the famous star-shaped "Sun of Prague," which is studded with 6,222 diamonds. Place of pilgrimage, Loreto Treasure, baroque carillon, 3D model of newly discovered Crypt with special macabre fresco paintings.
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Loretanske nam 7, Prague 118 00, Czech Republic
Hradcany & Letna
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"santa casa"
in 22 reviews
"holy house"
in 15 reviews
"pilgrimage site"
in 13 reviews
"take photos"
in 22 reviews
"photo pass"
in 8 reviews
"small church"
in 8 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 16 reviews
"beautiful church"
in 16 reviews
"strahov monastery"
in 12 reviews
"audio guide"
in 14 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 17 reviews
"bell tower"
in 7 reviews
"baroque style"
in 5 reviews
"every hour"
in 12 reviews
"castle hill"
in 3 reviews
"the main attraction"
in 3 reviews
"mala strana"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was attracted to this from my Lonely Planet guide because of the Bearded Lady.Poor thing was promised to the King of Crete and she wanted none if it so asked God to help. He promptly gave her a beard which sorted things out except...More

Thank ran73957
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building worth a visit. Its worth taking the audio tour to find out about the building and it's treasured and relics.

Thank Anne J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful place. Not very busy and off the tourist track which makes it even more enjoyable. Beautiful architecture and very peaceful.

Thank Stephen G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by The Loreta early in the morning on our way to the Strahov Monastery and Library. Laura from our hotel had recommended that we go listen to the very beautiful melodies from the bells that ring every hour from 8am to 6pm. The...More

Thank Ale C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This pilgrimage destination feels like a hidden gem in Hradcany, as not many tourists here but has the best bell, the angel statues, Santa casa, and a collection of rare treasure. Don't miss it if you are a history, art or architecture lover. A small...More

Thank FengXueSG
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

Try to time your visit to coincide with the midday chimes which are absolutely delightful! We spent an hour and a half looking round this loreta, the church and the cloisters and were able to extract some great stories from one of the guides which...More

Thank Mary S
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

Prague Loreto is a treasure of architecture from baroque time and inside is a copy of holly house where jesus was born and inside is also a real treasure from gold and stones, many different christian artefacts all made from gold.

Thank tocaritata
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited here as we walked up the hill to Strahov Monastery and this building is very big and good architectuređź‘Ť It is a Marian pilgrimage site with a replica of the Holy House-and the baroque Church of the Nativity Huge building and superb architecture.

Thank George B
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

no, this isn't a "big" sight. But it is only a 3 or 4 minute walk from the prague castle entrance, and the very concept of Mary's house imported to Prague brings a smile, and as do the little house and the church behind it....More

Thank NJ-Eric
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

The Loreta church looks great from the outside and is worth the walk there if you are nearby the castle or Strahov monastery. But it's not really worth paying to go inside. On top of the entrance fee there is an extra charge for photos....More

Thank suzyhoff1981
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Sara A
September 20, 2015|
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Response from curator_Marketa | Property representative |
Thank you for your question - of course NOT! You can freely shoot any architecture! The Photo Permission fee is an effective instrument to reduce the number of photographing people in the Loreto Expositions displaying... More
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