remarkable

A Late Gothic masterpiece, now in ruins

Krakovec to the west of Prague conveys the unique atmosphere of the time of Wenceslas IV, a period of the florid Gothic style, of the famous Bohemian ‘Beautiful Madonnas’. Here there is architectural unity, originality and a certain "incomprehensible complexity" as well as great dimensional richness in the vaulting.


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Closure of heritage sites until further notice. High tourist season opening suspended

13. 3. 2020 (updated 22. 5. 2020)

Following actual measure of the Ministry of Health adopted after a meeting of the National Security Council the National Heritage Institute has closed heritage sites...

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