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Kostel Nejsvetejší Trojice / Church of the Most Holy Trinity - Smíchov (Prague)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
N 50° 04.325 E 014° 23.616
33U E 456606 N 5546821
Quick Description: Empire-style Church of the Most Holy Trinity (Kostel Nejsvetejší Trojice) in Smíchov, filial church of Kosíre Roman Catholic parish, is one of lesser known Prague' sacral buildings.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/15/2015 2:18:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMNPX4
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 6

Long Description:

Empire-style Church of the Most Holy Trinity (Kostel Nejsvetejší Trojice) in Smíchov, filial church of Kosíre Roman Catholic parish, is one of lesser known Prague' sacral buildings.

Church's history is connected with adjacent Prague' Lesser Town plague cemetery founded by Italian hospital in Lesser Town after epidemic in 1680. At this cemetery was erected Chapel of the Most Holy Trinity after next plague epidemic in 1713. A new church, constructed thanks to Passau bishop and patron Leopold count Thun-Hohenstein (buried in cemetery) and by local activist' group "Malostranské bratrstvo lásky k bližnímu", replaced this chapel in 1831-1837. Cemetery was abolished in 1884.

Church of the Most Holy Trinity is austere single nave structure with slender bell tower in Empire-style front facade and with rectangular presbytery with later added vestry.

Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/1/1837

Age of Church building determined by?: Church website

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Roman Catholic

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Friday

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 5:30 PM

Street address of Church:
Kostel Nejsvětější Trojice
U Trojice 1
Praha 5 - Smíchov, Czech Republic
150 00


Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

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