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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Comments (432)

makis-GREECE ® on March 29, 2011

VOTED+like from Greece!


Lucien Kivit on March 29, 2011

paulojuy™, thank you for the comment, vote and like, greetings Lucien

Kent Hunt on March 30, 2011

Very Nice! L+V

Kent USA

Lucien Kivit on March 30, 2011

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

NURİ ERZAİM on March 30, 2011

<> VOTED and Like !!

<> Greetings from Turkey. Nuri.

kotuk on March 30, 2011

Nice shot!!!

Like + Voted

Zwerver on March 31, 2011

Prachtige foto,Lucien.


Groeten uit Aarschot,Floere

gio bernabei e betta on March 31, 2011

ciao excellent picture!!!! LIKE and VOTE best regards gio and betta

Lucien Kivit on April 1, 2011

Gio and Betta , thank you for the comment, like and vote, greetings Lucien

Sylvain Pichette on April 1, 2011

Very beautiful place and perspective.

I like it!

Greetings, MonPiche

Lucien Kivit on April 1, 2011

MonPiche, thank you for your nice comments and likes, greetings Lucien

roby b on April 3, 2011

very nice view.

like. roby b

romulus111 on April 5, 2011

The very nice photo like Greetings Romulus

galitsos on April 6, 2011

Like !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Beautiful place and shot.

Lucien Kivit on April 7, 2011

Galitsos, thank you for your nice comment and like, greetings Lucien

Manek Taolin on April 12, 2011

Very Nice Capture L+F Best regards from Indonesia...:)

vinc107 on April 13, 2011

nice place!

Lucien Kivit on April 13, 2011

Vinc107, thank you for your visit and comment, greetings Lucien

hlegallais on April 14, 2011

Wonderfull shot, like and regards from France, Hervé

Lucien Kivit on April 14, 2011

Hervé, thank you for your nice comment and like, greetings Lucien

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