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Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia

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Address: U milosrdnych 17, Prague, Czech Republic
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Medieval art - pictures and sculpture

Difficult to find, (it is quite near Old Town Square) but well worth a visit, if Medieval art is of interest to you. A great collection from 1100 -1600. Very well laid out and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Difficult to find, (it is quite near Old Town Square) but well worth a visit, if Medieval art is of interest to you. A great collection from 1100 -1600. Very well laid out and presented, except some of the labeling is a bit confusing. Excellent examples of Bohemian wood carving - really amazing condition and skill, bearing in mind that... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was pleasantly surprised at the beauty and charm of this historical Convent. We were hotelled right by it and wandered in through one of the garden entrances not realising there is a fantastic space inside that is free to explore. The grounds have some lovely modern sculpture and useful description boards telling the history of the town-within-a -town. Then inside... More 

Thank Rory G
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Apart from priceless collection of medieval arts (which is part of the National Gallery), you can find a spacious art studio for kids. I have a 2year old, and she already enjoyed stamping, drawing, pressing paper etc...but it's great for even older kids. All activities with St. Agnes of Bohemia themes, so no kitsch and still educational...

Thank Dominika Č
Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I would recommend this place for people who have more than one week in Prague, or that aren't there for the first time. The czech capital has many other more interesting places to visit.

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Boise, ID
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We did not have to pay to get in because we were part of a walking tour. Lucky for us. The convent does not have any furniture so it more of an set of large empty rooms. Interesting but not very overwhelming. If you miss it, you did not miss a lot, but if you are in the area nice... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our short visit here and were surprised that it was so quiet as it really is a bit of a hidden gem. Its probably a good 10 - 15 min walk from Old Town Square close to the river but it was very impressive both the exhibition and the architectural features of the convent which is still in... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The biggest and most beautiful collection of icones i never saw !! You just have to buy a ticket of 300 CZK (12 euro) which allow you to visit 6 palaces ( museum) where you will see many many beautiful paintings ..... i strongly recommand it!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great place to go if you're a fan of gothic and medieval art. The setting of an old convent adds to the atmosphere. It provided a reflective and pleasant afternoon in Prague. I will say that compared to other museums in Prague, this was an expensive ticket.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Especially of religious medieval art. I loved it, there are so many beautiful Gothic sculptures, and Late Roman ones too. And the exhibition is very informative, so it's a must see for fans of history too. Unfortunately at the moment many of the artefacts are loaned to the exhibition for the 700th anniversary of Charles IV's birth in Nuremberg, so... More 

Thank Ágnes K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

As others have suggested, this is a very good museum. What I hadn't anticipated was that the Bohemian art of the medieval period seemed somehow more personal than what I have seen in Italy or in France. More expressive, more emotional. There are not many tourists which means it is possible to really contemplate any particular work of interest and... More 

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