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Church of St. James (Kostel Svateho Jakuba)

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Bell tower with a view

The bell tower of the St. James church in Prachatice is accessible, you just need to cope with 152... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Tomas T
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Prague, Czech Republic
Pilgrimage Visit

We visited this lovely little church as part of a pilgrimage group because it is the site where... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2016
cececole
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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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4 Sep 2018
“Bell tower with a view”
5 Jan 2016
“Pilgrimage Visit”
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Velke namesti, Prachatice 383 01, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

The bell tower of the St. James church in Prachatice is accessible, you just need to cope with 152 stairs (I haven't counted them, that's what the ticket said). After you complete about a third of the stairs there is a ticket office which will...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

We visited this lovely little church as part of a pilgrimage group because it is the site where Saint John Neumann was baptized. Worth the stop and we were able to celebrate Mass there. Sadly though what I remember most about Prachatice is the woman...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

A beautiful house of prayer for those of a religious persuasion; an art gallery and architectural spectacle for others... there is even a severed human hand and a legend to explain why!

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 17 January 2015

As is the case with so many Czech churches, what you see from the exterior is mainly the result of 19th century changes that rebuilt it in the image of what they thought it aught to be, however enter the church and much is original...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Strunkovice
Reviewed 30 September 2010

Prachatice is a rather small tow, and the belltower of this church dominates even the marketsquare. Prachatice was among the ancient settlement of a border settlements, which are at important Golden trail. Stood on the site of old town, approximately a quarter of Prachatic hours...More

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