Klementinum Mirror Chapel

Karlova 1, Praha 1

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Address:Karlova 1, Praha 1
Capacity:200
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:Yes
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Klementinum Mirror Chapel frequently host chamber classical music concerts

Listen to the chamber classical music or even jazz music in an opulently decorated ceremonial space. The Mirror Chapel, originally dedicated to the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary,  is a unique sanctuary and one of the churches of the former Jesuit college, Prague Klementinum. 

The Klementinum Mirror Chapel was built in 1725 most likely by František Maxmilian Kaňka. The impressive installations of Baroque mirrors on the ceiling make the chapel unparalelled worldwide. Together with gilded stuccos of Bernardo Spinetti, marble panelling and ceiling frescoes by Jan Hiebl, these mirrors create great artistic value of the interior.

The chapel had been repeatedly desecrated and consecrated until it became a Prague classical concert and exhibition hall in 1936. The Mirror Chapel houses two precious Baroque organs and classical concerts held here are a unique and unforgettable experience.

Did you know?

  • Klementinum is one of the largest complexes in Europe consisting of the Baroque library, Meridian hall, Astronomical tower and Mirror Chapel. It is also the main seat of the National Library.

How to get there: 

  • Walking distance from Prague Ticket Office - Via Musica shop on Old Town Square:
    10 min
  • Accessibility by public transport:
    metro A (green line) - Staroměstská station
    trams Nos. 2, 17, 18, 22, 23 - Karlovy lázně stop
  • Nearest car parking:
    Mariánské Square or Parking Rudolfinum, Alšovo nábreží 12, Prague 1
  • The Klementinum Mirror Chapel is located in the courtyard. There are two entrances:
    a) one entrance leads from Mariánské Square (náměstí)
    b) second entrance is situated in Karlova street, right next to the "Česká restaurace" restaurant

Upcoming events

St. James Basilica Organ Festival in Prague

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August-September 2020

Beautiful performances on the largest organ in Prague (and second largest in Czech Republic). St. James Basilica presents the 25th edition of the famous international organ festival. The church is situated in the beating heart of Prague.

Listen and Dine - Dinner with live music

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January - December 2020: Music and dinner in Prague. Jazz or blues tunes, classical music or traditional music. Visit great Prague event venues. Taste exquisite meal. Choice is yours. Make your stay in Prague the most memorable: get your tickets now.

Prague Castle classical music concerts

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All year round: visit Prague Castle classical music concerts. Excellent musicians and top performances await you in this beautiful UNESCO protected complex. Visit Basilica of St. George or Lobkowicz Palace concerts.

Klementinum classical music concerts in Prague

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All year round: Klementinum Mirror Chapel, Klementinum St. Salvator Church or Klementinum St. Clement Cathedral offer regular concerts of classical music. Orchestral or chamber concerts often accompanied by organ.

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Discover the beauty of Prague and Czech Republic. We offer walking tours, boat trips, bus excursions. Art tours, running tours. Learn about rich Czech history. Private or group tours. Local guides, great knowledge.

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We offer group discounts

Are you a group of 10+ people? Do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to negotiate the best price for you. Simply choose the event and we will take care of the rest.

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Is someone precious to you planning a trip to Prague? Why don´t you surprise them with a unique present! We are pleased to offer you Via Musica Gift Certificate.

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