All Saints Church (Prague Castle)
|All Saints Church|
Exterior of the Church, with the palace to the right
|Location||Near Prague Castle|
|Status||Open during services and concerts|
|Relics held||Tomb of St. Procopius|
All Saints' Church is a chapel located in the Prague Castle complex in the Czech Republic. The site of the church was originally consecrated in 1185 and a Romanesque building built; the oldest parts of the current building date to a structure constructed by Peter Parler in the 14th century.
Although originally free-standing, the church was badly damaged in a 1541 fire which engulfed the palace and church. Through subsequent successive rebuildings and enlargements, the church became physically integrated with the palace, specifically Vladislav Hall.
The church holds the tomb of St. Procopius and his life is depicted on paintings on the walls. Although accessible from Vladislav Hall, the church is generally only open to the public during religious services and concerts.
- "Old Royal Palace". www.hrad.cz Retrieved January 8, 2011.
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