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ROYAL CANONRY OF PREMONSTRATENSIANS AT STRAHOV

Monastery with the Remains of Romanesque Structures

Strahov Monastery, one of the crucial religious compounds in Prague, occupies a prominent position above the Lesser Town basin. Its early days are closely bound to the ruling Přemyslid dynasty. The foundations for the Premonstratensian monastery …

SAINT GEORGE’S MONASTERY AND BASILICA AT PRAGUE CASTLE

Prior to 921, Prince Vratislav I founded the Church of Saint George as the second church at Prague Castle. It soon functioned as a burial ground where the remains of Princess Ludmila were transferred in 925. Later, Boleslav I dedicated St George…

DOMINICAN MONASTERY OF SAINT CLEMENT

A small church of Saint Clement was situated near the Old Town end of Judith Bridge. The Dominicans, also known as the Friars Preachers, who settled at Saint Clement’s Church at Na Poříčí shortly after their arrival in Prague (1225/1226),…

THE BENEDICTINE MONASTERY IN BŘEVNOV

Archaeological research of the Benedictine Monastery compound was carried out several times. The excavations in the eastern part of the church, which lasted for nearly ten years (starting in 1965), brought the most significant discovery. A layout of…