Klementinum Mirror Chapel

Karlova 1, Praha 1

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Address:Karlova 1, Praha 1
Capacity:120
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:Yes
Reviews: (86)

The Mirror Chapel regularly hosts concerts which will captivate your imagination.

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 Mirror Chapel was built in 1725 most likely by Frantisek Maxmilian Kanka. 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.

* Walking distance from  Prague Ticket Office - Via Musica shop on Old Town Square:
10 min

* Accessibility by public transport:
metro A (green line) - Staromestska stop, tram 17 - Staromestska stop

* Nearest car parking:
Parking Rudolfinum, Alsovo nabrezi 12, Praha 1
Marianske square
 

Please note:

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.
When visiting concerts in the Mirror Chapel, please beware of three entrances. 
One entrance leads from the Marianske namesti.
The second entrance is just by the St. Clement Church (it is now closed due to refurbishment).
Third entrance is situated in the Karlova street, right next to the "Ceska restaurace" restaurant. 
 

 

Upcoming events

Organ Festival at St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague Castle

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July 2018

The 8th edition of Czech traditional summer organ music festival at St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague Castle complex. The Molzer organ of 4 500 pipes offers rich and romantic sound. Five concerts. Five famous Czech and international organists.

Bach for All International Festival

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June until July 2018

Spend your holiday in Prague with the classical music festival celebrating life and works of the most famous Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach. The concerts take place at the most beautiful churches in Prague centre. Book now!

Prague Proms Festival 2018

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June until July 2018

The best classical music: the outstanding orchestral concerts in the Smetana Hall and Hybernia Theatre are not to be missed. The world known orchestras, conductors and soloists such as Christian Lindberg or Monica Mancini will perform.

Dvořák Prague International Festival

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September 2018

Highly acclaimed classical music festival where top soloists, conductors and the most internationally praised orchestras are presenting works by Antonín Dvořák and other composers in Prague´s finest venues. Not to be missed!

Listen and Dine

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Music and dinner in Prague. Jazz, classical, traditional. Some great Prague event venues. Exquisite meal. Choice is yours.

Group Discounts

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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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