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Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia

U milosrdnych 17, Prague, Czech Republic
+420 224 810 628
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U milosrdnych 17, Prague, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
+420 224 810 628
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A bit off the beaten path, the monastery is very quiet compared to the city centre. Its history is explained on numerous information boards across the area providing both a good overview and interesting details and anecdotes. Definitely worth a visit. If you want to...More

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a beautiful complex with a museum that contains a large collection of fourteenth century paintings and sculpture. We were almost alone in the museum, as it is rather off the beaten track and probably not on the list of "must sees" of the...More

Thank Bryce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Others have written about the gallery but i'd like to highlight the greenery garden and wonderful restaurant with outdoor seating. The food was reasonable and the seating area was very nice. It was great to be right in the Old Town center but away from...More

Thank BabyMun
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Every little room (or big room) has the perfect illumination! Pleasant place! Wonderful, wonderful art! Information also in English. Nice restaurant inside, beautiful gardens!! For children, they have a special room, with different art activities to do... we all Love it!

Thank Lilian_Ratto
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The Czech Republic has a series of national galleries. One details Renaissance and Enlightenment art. One is for art of the 19th and 20th centuries. St. Agnes is not only a historic 13th century convent, but also home to the nation's gallery of Gothic art....More

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This one is a bit away from the tourist area. A very old monastery with not a lot of flash, so it is a nice break for appreciation of architecture. The gardens hold modern art exhibits.

Thank Troy H
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Medieval Art 1200-1550. This is an incredible collection. The largest in the world. Wood sculpture and altar pieces among other items. Signage in Czech and English. Beautifully lit and displayed. Also, the church/convent from the early 1200's is part of the visit. If this review...More

3  Thank Trek-Always
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I felt a sense of calm and peace the moment I walked into this convent. We sat in the quiet garden for a while before we walked in and toured the beautiful Gothic church. The place was not crowded like many frequently visited sights in...More

Thank jameschan6
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The entrance to the convent is a bit difficult to find, so you should know that the main entrance for visitors is along the side away from the river. The artwork displayed in the museum dates from some of the earliest preserved Christian art to...More

1  Thank Alicia M
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This should be a must see if you are in Prague. The original building was built in 1234 by Agnes, sister of King Wenceslas I. It was a convent until the late 1700 and then used to house the poor. It is now part of...More

Thank Evets54
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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25 February 2017|
Response from Dominika Č | Reviewed this property |
allegedly the National Gallery had to close down all premises on Sat, as the security staff did not come to work...Probably some form of strike, which was not announced beforehand...:-(