Prague (Praha), Czech Republic

Inside St. Vitus Cathedral (Katedrála svatého Víta)

[Inside St. Vitus Cathedral]

The interior of St. Vitus Cathedral, in the Prague Castle (Hrad) is breath-taking and rich in art and history. From the stained glass to its Gothic ceilings and silver angels in the Royal Mausoleum, it also offers an amazing view of the city from its belltower, just as the cathedral dominates the Castle view seen throughout Prague.

The cathedral was commissioned by Charles IV. Construction began in 1344 and continued for nearly 6 centuries. Aside from the artistry and architectural grandeur, this cathedral is tremendously important in terms of history and religion. The Cathedral is a shrine final resting place for St. Vitus, St. Wenceslas, St. Adalbert, St. John Nepomucene and others. The Cathedral is also home to the national treasury, which includes such treasures as the Wenceslas Crown and several important religious icons.

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