Baroque Refectory of the Dominican Convent of St. Giles

Jilská 5, Praha 1


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Address:Jilská 5, Praha 1
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:Yes

Baroque Refectory of the Dominican Convent of St. Giles is a Baroque refectory, located in mysterious streets of the Prague´s Old Town

Beautiful Baroque refectory was founded in the end of the 17th century and was considered a main and representative hall of the most significant Dominican monastery in the Czech lands.

Baroque refectory has a beautifully painted Baroque vault. The room functioned not only for serving meals but also for ceremonies that accompanied them: prayers, blessings and meditation. The refectory room has an excellent acoustics. Classical music chamber concerts held here will impress you by great sound and ancient athmosphere.

How to get there:

  • Accessibility by public transport:
    metro A (green line), Staroměstská or Můstek stop
    trams Nos. 17, 18 - Staroměstská stop
  • Nearest car parking:
    Parking Rudolfinum, Alšovo nábřeží 12, Prague 1 or National Theatre, Ostrovní 1, Prague 1



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