Emmaus Abbey - baroque refectory

Vyšehradská 20, Praha 2


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Address:Vyšehradská 20, Praha 2
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:Yes

Emmaus Abbey is a unique monastery from the 14th century.

The emperor Charles IV founded the Emmaus Monastery with a daring idea of unifying Greek and Roman churches. He invited monks from Balkan and Slavic liturgy was served here. At present, the monastery is a part of the Slavonic Congregation of St. Adalbert, founded in 1945.
The interior is decorated with paintings that are among the rarest sights of Czech Gothic and Beuron Art School. The paintings depict scenes from both biblical laws. These frescoes are a European rarity and among the most precious surviving monuments of the Gothic period. 
Baroque Refectory of Emmaus Abbey has a great acoustics and the concerts of classical music are often held here.

* Accessibility by public transport:
metro B (yellow line), Karlovo náměstí stop
trams 3, 4, 10, 14, 16, 18, 24 - Moráň stop

* Nearest car parking:
Central Parking Prague, Karlovo náměstí 292/15

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.

Prague Dinner Concerts - classical and jazz

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Enjoy an unforgettable dinner with live music in Prague. Jazz, classical, traditional. Some great Prague event venues such as Boccaccio Hall or Jazz Boat. Romantic ambiance. Great musicians. Exquisite meal. Choice is yours.

Classical Music in famous Prague´s churches

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Concert Season 2020: Find a list of all spiritual, sacred, organ or chamber concerts in the most famous churches in Prague center with astonishing architecture and exterior. Most of them have unique organ instruments from Baroque period.

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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Special Present

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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