Ancient Romanesque-Gothic church in Prague New Town once served as a prison
St. Wenceslas Church was founded in the 12th century at the former settlement Zderaz. The originally Romanesque church was rebuilt into the Gothic church in the second half of the 14th century. At the end of the 18th century the church was abolished to be re-consecrated in 1927 by the Czechoslovak Church which still occupies the church today.
When visiting the church, you might notice a beautiful Renaissance and Baroque paintings.
Walking distance from Prague Ticket Office - Via Musica shop on Old Town Square:
Accessibility by public transport:
metro B (yellow line) - Karlovo náměstí stop
trams nos. 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 14, 16, 18, 22
Nearest car parking:
Central Parking Prague, Karlovo náměstí 292/15