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Church of Our Lady beneath the Chain

(Czech: Kostel Panny Marie pod řetězem)

#36 of 162 things to do in Prague

From 1156 to 1159, the Knights Hospitaller received land south of the bishop’s court, near the bridgehead of the former Judith Bridge.

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The centre of the Hospitallers was the Church of Our Lady beneath the Chain, whose name reflects the fact that a chain was used either to seal the gate of the commandry or to block boats on the river to prevent them from passing through Prague without paying customs duties.

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Lesser Town, Velkopřevorské náměstí, Prague

Suggested Duration: one hour trip

Getting there
Malostranská (Prague Metro LINE A) 322 m
Staroměstská (Prague Metro LINE A) 453 m
Public Toilets nearby: 92 m
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