Prague Castle: St. George square

Prague Castle: St. George square

St. George square and St. George’s Basilica

St. George’s Basilica located un the St. George square is the oldest surviving church building within Prague Castle. The basilica was founded by king Vratislaus I in 920. The basilica was enlarged 53 years later with the addition of the St. George’s Abbey. After a big fire in 1142, the basilica was rebuilt.

The Baroque façade comes from the 17th century. The building now houses a Bohemian Art Collection and serves as a concert hall.

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