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Church of St. James

Old Town, Prague, Czech Republic
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  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 12:00, 14:00 - 16:00
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Old Town, Prague, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church is supposed to open until 12 on a Tuesday. We got there at about 11:45 am but it was closed already. I managed to take a picture through the glass (or plastic?) window. It looked gorgeous just from the entry way. Later I...More

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this church on Mala Stupartska (Old Town) on a free walking tour of Prague. The outside of the church had some very interesting reliefs on them (see photos) but as with most Baroque churches, all the pretty stuff was inside. Of course most...More

1  Thank Davidjellis
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This church is a bit trickier to find, but it's worth it at least to have a quick look around. The interior is gorgeous and seeing the mummified forearm is the cherry on top. As you're leaving the main hall, look up to your left...More

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I attended the Passion Week concert of Dvorak's "Stabat Mater" this week and enjoyed the music completely and the building almost. I loved that the musicians were over our heads and behind us in the organ loft. This let the music sweep over us and...More

Thank SyrinxSounds
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Was closed when we arrived, but there is enough architecture outside the building to make it a good location. We ran out of time, check online to ensure opening hours, inside looks spectacular. External photography is worthwhile!

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 6 April 2017

It is small and often found by accident. The ceiling is spectacular and the art is magnificent. If you can find it, it is worth a visit - technically no pictures allowed

Thank worldtravela69
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful church. We almost missed the hand but the attendant pointed it out to us as we were leaving. At first we were told no photos but before we left he told me I could take a few. This was completely unsolicited...More

1  Thank Tracey L
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Can't give up the secret but stop in and when you enter go right of center and look straight up to the ceiling

Thank Caryn2013
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Known locally as basilica of St Jakob. Open door church with an amazing interior, but even with no parishioners they don't allow pictures. Considering how many poor people gave their money to the church that doesn't seem nice. Phooey! (I got a picture anyway!). Yes,...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I had to visit to see the mummified arm that hangs in the church. Legend says the arm is from a jewel thief who tried to steal from the high altar, which has a statue of the Virgin Mary. It is believed that when the...More

Thank Linda B
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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighbourhoods in town represents
the medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is
bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický
square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle
in the background, is probably the most beautiful
square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere
of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and
squares, and stone towers blend together with the
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leneme
hi, any fee to st James church i mean without attend concert thank you
22 April 2017|
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Response from Tracey L | Reviewed this property |
We did not pay to enter.
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