Gothic Abbey and Church – Historic Prague Building

Gothic Abbey and Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Jerome and Slavic Saints Building Prague

Gothic Abbey and Church : Prague Building

Emauzský klášter – Historic Czech Architecture

Emauzy Prague

Gothic Abbey and Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Jerome and Slavic Saints

Location: Praha city centre, Czech Republic

Address: Emauzský klášter, Vyšehradská 49/320, 128 00 Praha 2 – Nové Město

Commonly known as Emauzy (Emmaus)

Gothic Abbey Church Prague Building
photograph © Ivan Andera

Concrete spires of the Gothic Abbey and Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Jerome and Slavic Saints, built after 1945 bombardment of Prague.

The Abbey was founded by Emperor Charles IV in 1347.

Photos added 15 Mar 2013

General view from the river:
Gothic Abbey and Church Prague Building

view from the courtyard – concrete spires by F.M. Černý, 1954:
Gothic Abbey and Church Prague Building

cloister interior:
Gothic Abbey Church Prague Building

detail of exterior wall inscription:
Gothic Abbey and Church Prague Building
photograph © Ivan Andera

View over the city of Prague from the Gothic Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Jerome and Slavic Saints:
Gothic Abbey Church Prague
photograph © Ivan Andera

Gothic Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Jerome and Slavic Saints Building images / information from Ivan Andera


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