Church of St. Vitus, Cesky Krumlov

Church of St. Vitus dominates the town with its Neo-Gothic tower, which symbolizes the might of the holy Christendom. The 15th-century church has been remodeled many times. The interior of the church is predominantly Neo-Gothic, with a 16th-century baptismal fountain adorned with red marble columns and three Baroque confession booths in the rear. Notice the paintings depicting the coronations of the Virgin Mary and St. Vitus above the Early Baroque high altar. The chapel, adjacent to the left nave, holds the hearts of several members of the Schwarzenberg family, the red marble gravestones of Rosenbergs, and a portion of St. John of Nepomuk's elbow bone in a silver reliquary. Before you head to Cesky Krumlov, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cesky Krumlov trip maker , to make sure you see all that Cesky Krumlov has to offer, including Church of St. Vitus.
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  • A fairly large church for the size of the town. The admission is free and the interior is similar to most churches in the area. Photo without flash is allowed. It is on the way to the castle, a quick ...  more »
  • It is important to make a stop here. Absolutely worth seeing altars, sculptures and apse. Unfortunately, only a third to marvel at as cordon was attached and candles only in "battery shape."
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