Baroque portal of St. Mary Magdalene Church / Barokní portál kostela Sv. Márí Magdaleny - Skalka (Mníšek pod Brdy, Central Bohemia)
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N 49° 52.633 E 014° 15.252
33U E 446414 N 5525246
Quick Description: Depicted Baroque entrance portal with steel door is distinctive decorative element of a small Baroque church of St. Mary Magdalene (Kostel Sv. Márí Magdaleny), located on the top of Skalka hill above town Mníšek pod Brdy.
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/12/2014 3:01:16 AM
Waymark Code: WMKGHP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:

Depicted Baroque entrance portal with steel door is distinctive decorative element of a small Baroque church of St. Mary Magdalene (Kostel Sv. Márí Magdaleny), located on the top of Skalka hill above town Mníšek pod Brdy.

The sandstone portal is decorated by CoA of church's donator Engel von Engelsfluß, held by two angels and also by cartouche with inscription assignig the donator's name, his social status and also date of the church's construction.

The, built by a prominent Bohemian Baroque architect Kryštof Dientzenhofer in years 1692-1693, belongs among fine examples of radical Baroque style typical for Czech lands. The church is designed according to chapel in Aix-en-Provence, where Mary Magdalene died.

Type of material of the door: Steel

Functional door?: Yes

Location of this door/way: On public property

Is it accessable only by paid admission": No

Style: Other

Address or physical location:
Kostel Sv. Máří Magdaleny Skalka 252 10 Mníšek pod Brdy Czech Republic


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