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Bethlehem Chapel

(Czech: Betlémská kaple)

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The Bethlehem Chapel was founded in 1391 for Czech sermons, and Jan Hus preached here from 1402 to 1413.

In 1786 it was largely destroyed, and it was not until the 1950s that a replica of the original structure was built using the remains of the original walls.

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Top 3 reasons why tourists should add this historic chapel to their itinerary:

  1. Historical Significance: Bethlehem Chapel is a symbol of Prague's rich religious and cultural heritage, dating back to the 14th century. Visitors can explore the chapel's interior and learn about its fascinating history, including its role as a center of the Hussite movement and its significance in the Czech Reformation.

  2. Stunning Architecture: The chapel's Gothic architecture, with its intricate stonework and striking interior design, is a masterpiece of medieval craftsmanship. Visitors can admire the chapel's unique features, such as the stunning stained glass windows and the ornate pulpit.

  3. Cultural Events: Bethlehem Chapel is a vibrant cultural hub, with a variety of concerts, exhibitions, and cultural events showcasing the best of Czech art and culture. Visitors can attend concerts by local musicians, explore exhibitions by local artists, or attend lectures and talks on topics ranging from history to theology.

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Old Town, Betlémské náměstí 4, Prague

Suggested Duration: one hour trip

Getting there
Můstek (Prague Metro LINE A,B) 291 m
Staroměstská (Prague Metro LINE A) 303 m
Public Toilets nearby: 129 m
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