Břevnov Monastery

  Markétská 1      (+ 420) 220 40 61 11     more than a year ago
Established in 992-993 by the Bishop of Prague, Vojtěch, and the Bohemian Prince, Boleslav II, Břevnov Monastery is the oldest Benedictine monastery in the Czech Republic. The former wooden monastery underwent Roman then Gothic renovation. During the Hussite wars it was burned down, but 200 years later, it was crafted into its present Baroque form. The large monastery complex contains the Basilica of St. Markety, gardens and a Romanesque crypt. Guided tours are available on weekends and the gardens are free to visit daily. There is also a brewery on site and restaurant serving the monastery’s beer and good Czech food. Tram 22, 25 to Břevnovský klášter.



Open 10:00-14:00.


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