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St. Wenceslas Cathedral

Mlchochova 814/5, Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic
+420 585 224 236
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St.Wenceslav Cathedral

One of the main landmarks in Olomouc neighbouring Archibishop's Palace is one of the most beautiful... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2017
Ivan K
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Olomouc MUST!

St. Wenceslas Cathedral dominates the Olomouc skyline and is steeped in history. The cathedral... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2017
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Mlchochova 814/5, Olomouc 779 00, Czech Republic
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Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

One of the main landmarks in Olomouc neighbouring Archibishop's Palace is one of the most beautiful gothic buildings in Central Europe. Medieval history is crossing the nearby square where the last king from the Premyslid dynasty, Wenceslav III was stabbed in 1306. The Cathedral is...More

Thank Ivan K
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

St. Wenceslas Cathedral dominates the Olomouc skyline and is steeped in history. The cathedral dates from the early 12th century and King Wenceslas III was murdered in the chapter house next door. This now houses the Archdiocesan Museum. Throw in that Mozart wrote his 6th...More

Thank db7477
Reviewed April 15, 2017

I visit churches not as the faithful, but as an admirer of the history and the architecture. The interior of this cathedral is multicolour decorated and it looks cheerfully to me, not so grave, like some other churches do. I reccommend also the adojined Archidiocesan...More

Thank Eva P
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Olomouc's Cathedral dominates the city. The interior is interesting with the collonades and the perspective of the arcs. Apart from this it's just nice. It's good that it's for free.

Thank Giannis A
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Very nice church, beter said cathedral, including catacombs and coffins. Especially the storyline of the crucifixion of Jesus is interesting. All around the ship you find the story in progressive steps. Worth the small detour from the main square.

Thank MichaelJPdeJong
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Olomouc is a lesser known, overlooked city to the north east of the Czech Republic. It is a pleasant city with a magnificent city centre around a large picturesque square, full of monuments with the Trinity column being the most notable. The large square is...More

Thank pablo43
Reviewed October 14, 2016

This cathedral is very beautiful. When you enter you can feel peace. The architecture is breathtaking. There is also a crypt below which is very interesting.

Thank Dagmar K
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Walking up in Olomouc brings you to the Cathedral. Outside it's a beautiful building, and around the place there's plenty of space to admire it. Inside it's pretty too, but not the most beautiful of Olomouc. Open door's an invitation, so if you're there make...More

Thank Luuk0001
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Very impressive, architecture. I was surprised at how much there was to see at this tiny location in the centre of Olomouc, a hidden gem and a must see place

Thank Khanney
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Very impressive beautiful cathedral friendly to visitors within walking distance from the center of the city. Parking was free on the Sunday we visited, lots of people with young children attended the mass. We leisurely strolled around on the inside, noting the detailed ornate decorations....More

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