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Jewell

When in Czech we always make sure we visit. It is absolutely beautifull. I made my husband who is... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2018
Pixie K
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HCMC
A hidden jewel

Frankly speaking, I was not aware of Velehrad and the Basilica as a tourist and I chanced upon it... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2017
nemokumar
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Mumbai, India
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Feb 24, 2018
“Jewell”
Jul 4, 2017
“A hidden jewel”
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Nadvori 206, Velehrad 687 06, Czech Republic
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

When in Czech we always make sure we visit. It is absolutely beautifull. I made my husband who is by no means a religious person and does not care for anything church related to come and visit and he stood there in owe. Amazing piece...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Pixie K
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Frankly speaking, I was not aware of Velehrad and the Basilica as a tourist and I chanced upon it. And wow, what a pleasant surprise. It looks like any typical cathedral from outside but the grandeur and the magnificence of the place blows your mind...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 4, 2017

An important stop if you are in Moravia. The cathedral is beautiful and the stained glass windows are unique to Moravia and, interestingly, the type often seen in Czech churches in Texas

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Janetsk57
Reviewed October 8, 2016

JPII knew well where our belief is well recognized. The sanctuary is huge, monumental and bombastic. It is not a sarcasm but catholic pride.

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Marek U
Reviewed August 6, 2016

I was surpriced with the size of this basilica. Also, I came here when there were not to many people. I recommend a tourist info office as a starting point. There you can get all info you need. This basilica is only one of many...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Dr_Zagy
Reviewed July 18, 2016

By the architecture point of view the basilica is not worth to visit, but who love history and pilgrims can found here a lot of interests, since Cyrill and Methodious started the evangelization of Central Europe. The undergrounds ruins are more interesting. The main church...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Piergiorgio P
Reviewed July 1, 2016

The place with churche have good's atmosphere, around the church has a very pleasant and calm impression. If anyone has a chance to stop here, I highly recommend especially for people who like churches.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Michal Z
Reviewed May 3, 2015

The cathedral is really nice, its part in the back are extremely interesting. It is worth examining in detail.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank vaclean
Reviewed October 24, 2014

I stopped by in Velehrad completely by chance. I didn't know of its existence until half an hour before I got there. Velehrad is a small village, but the basilica is enormous. Therefore also no chance to miss it. At the premises is also a...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Nico S
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