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Discovering St George's Basilica
Czech Republic

Discovering St George Basilica, Prague

Where : St George Basilica Discovering St George Basilica, Prague The Prague Castle circuit we selected gave us access to St George Basilica.  First of all, it’s a 10th-century basilica.  According to history, it was rebuilt in 1142 because of a major fire.  The structure displays a baroque facade & Bohemian art. Furthermore, it’s a small basilica which presents a very intimate sentiment.  Above all, it holds a 19th century Bohemian art collection, a Gothic style chapel dedicated to Ludmila of Bohemia holds the tomb of the saint. Additionally, the shrines of Vratislav and Boleslaus II of Bohemia are also in the basilica. According to Wikipedia, the basilica was founded by Vratislaus I of Bohemia in 920, furthermore it is dedicated to

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