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A Short Visit to the St. Jacob's Church

It was a short visit compare to other churches seen, and to breath a spiritual atmosphere, soothing... read more

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Miroslav S
Prague, Czech Republic
Kostel svatého Jakuba Staršího

Kostel svatého Jakuba Staršího ("Church of St. James the Elder") is a late gothic church in Brno... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2019
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Located on Jakubské Square, this Gothic-style church has served as the Bishop's seat since 1777.
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Jakubske namesti 2, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
+420 542 212 039
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a short visit compare to other churches seen, and to breath a spiritual atmosphere, soothing little bit in our daily pace, between our lunch and moving to visit the business event near... We visited the church only shortly, quietly and took a few...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2019

Kostel svatého Jakuba Staršího ("Church of St. James the Elder") is a late gothic church in Brno old town. The interior in white is quite impressive, and it's well worth a visit. Under the church there is an ossuary, the second biggest in Europe after...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

Very nice and big church in the best place of the town , if you visit Brno you must go and see it !!!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

One church where the interior was far more impressive than the exterior. Well-lit and spacious. Enjoyed photographing.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2019

The interior is awesome, the wooden works are beautiful and the church has a high ceiling which contains beautiful paintings and statues. It is a must visit.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 16, 2019

Called in here as it is very close to the old town and Freedom Square. Less ornate than the Cathedral but still worthwhile a visit.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

it is a paradise for people who like climbing old towers. You can see many interesting buildings from the birds’ perspective.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 17, 2019

This is a must to visit. The church is high and the interior is splendid. The wooden organ and all the wooden works are extremely nice.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

Interesting building which is worth exploring. There is no stained glass in the windows, which allows more light in, and as the 'ceiling' is so very high, it adds to that impression. In superb condition, with wonderful paintings and I would encourage people to visit

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

Where else can you be granted permission to grab the clapper of the bell and give it a good swing? Where else can you have such an animated tour guide. A man so thrilled to show and explain the tower, bell, and view afforded? Plus...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Margaret L
February 4, 2015|
Response from Alena_Dobrovolna | Reviewed this property |
No, churches do not need any air conditioning. Even in the hottest summer the temperature in our churches is very pleasant.