Loreta church, Prague, Czechia

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A remarkable place consisting of a cloister, the church of the Lord’s Birth, a Holy Hut and clock tower with a world famous chime that has been situated in Prague Hradčany for more than 300 years.

The previous generations built the Prague pilgrim place Loreta, a former church of the Lobkowitz family (the founders of the church). The following generations have been taking care of this heritage. The history of Loreta includes not only the best of baroque but it has also preserved the traces of spiritual life in our country. The carillon, a very precious musical instrument, extended the number of people delighted by Loreta. The visitors furthermore have access to the Loreta jewels with a unique collection of precious gifts of the Holy Virgin Loreta. We hope that the offered programme will enable you a deep spiritual and cultural experience.

Since the foundation of Loreta, the Capuchin monks (whose monastery with the Church of the Holy Angel Virgin is situated in the neighbourhood) have taken care of Loreta and of the pilgrims. Currently a part of the monastery is accessible as the House of prayer used for spiritual exercises.

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林傑安(Enson) on March 21, 2011

Voted!

Paulo Yuji Takarada on March 21, 2011

É uma visão espetacular da Igreja, parabéns pelo registro. V + F + L161 Saudações, de Dourados - Mato Grosso do Sul - Brasil

Alessandro Bisagno on March 21, 2011

Hello Lucien, beautiful church. VOTD+LIKE. Enjoy the new week! Alessandro from Genova in Italy

Meqdad Ahmadnia on March 21, 2011

Very beautiful photo...like and vote...greetings from Persia

Сувајац on March 21, 2011

Already liked... Voted!

Annelies Vink on March 23, 2011

terug om te stemmen!

Летящая~ on March 23, 2011

Very nice picture...L & V

TheVidaniel on March 23, 2011

Very beautiful work, fine colors!! LIKE !! VOTED!!. My best wishes - Daniel.

Jabrus on March 23, 2011

Nice.Voted

Marisa Michea on March 23, 2011

Hermosa. LIke y votada. Saludos desde Argentina.

Lucien Kivit on March 24, 2011

Daniel, thank you for your nice comments, likes and votes, greetings Lucien

Lucien Kivit on March 24, 2011

Jabrus, thank you for the comments, like and vote, greetings Lucien

eziozerziani on March 24, 2011

Very nice, voted!_

Ciao LUCIEN

Ermanno

Lalyk on March 24, 2011

I am back to voting!

Good luck in contest! Greetings from Romania, Lia.

* Sayo * on March 24, 2011

MUY BONITA IMAGEN.

ME GUSTA. VOTADA.

SALUDOS...SAYO.

Lucien Kivit on March 25, 2011

Ermanno, thank you for the nice comment and vote, greetings Lucien

Luc Valencia on March 25, 2011

very nice architecture! like+voted!

Lucien Kivit on March 25, 2011

Sayo thank you for the comment, like and vote, greetings Lucien

Omar Gobbi on March 25, 2011

beautiful church, great photo., LIKE + VOTO, a friendly and cordial regards from Argentina, * Omar *

Adriana Bruno on March 25, 2011

Ottimo scatto! VOTO * LIKE

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