St.Giles Church

Husova 8, Praha 1

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Address:Husova 8, Praha 1
Capacity:200
Winter heating:No
Wheelchair access:Yes

Get captivated by Prague classical concerts in magic atmosphere of St. Giles Church.

Immerse yourself into the winding streets of the Old Town and enjoy one of the great Prague classical concerts in a beautiful gothic church with one of the biggest organ in Prague! In St. Giles Church you can enjoy mainly organ and chamber concerts. St. Giles Church was one of the locations where Milos Forman shot scenes of his famous film Amadeus. St. Giles Church built in the 14th century as a cathedral was temporarily an Utrakvists church until 1626 when it was donated to the Dominican order. The Dominicans built up a large convent, in which the order has been operating until today. The interior of St.Giles Church features artistically valuable baroque altars, beautiful preserved confessionals and a unique organ with 50 registers, 3 manuals and 3500 pipes from 1733. The famous baroque painter V.V.Reiner is buried here. Apart from its spiritual role, the church serves as a cultural center presenting popular concerts of classical and sacred music.

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

* Accessibility by Prague public transport:
metro A (green line) - Staromestska or Mustek stops
tram 17, 18 - Karlovy lazne stop

* Nearest car parking:
Rudolfinum Car Parking, Alsovo nabrezi 12, Praha 1, or National Theatre, Ostrovni 1, Praha 1

Upcoming events

International festival Dvorak´s Prague

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September 2017

From the very beginning the main goal of the Dvorak Prague International Music Festival is to promote the good name of Czech culture via the legacy of the works of Antonin Dvorak, his contemporaries, and his pupils.

13th International festival Prague proms

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June and July 2017

What a pleasure to present great international Prague Proms festival highlights for the thirteenth year in a row! Traditional Proms style is to put together a charming blend of classics and jazz.

International Festival Bach for all in Prague

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July 2017

The music festival devoted to the compositions of Johann Sebastian Bach will take place during 14th-28th July in Prague. Bach’s works will be presented by the most renowned Baroque music performers from the Czech Republic and abroad.

Respect two day Festival of world music in Prague

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June 2017

Twentieth edition of the longest running Czech world-music festival internationally known for its adventurous and innovative programming will be held on Saturday 17th of June and Sunday 18th of June 2017 in Prague centre.

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Pairing delicious Czech meal and classical or jazz music.

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