Kaple sv. Víta / Chapel of St. Vitus - Kourim (Central Bohemia)
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N 50° 00.006 E 014° 59.398
33U E 499281 N 5538641
Quick Description: Depicted waychapel of St. Vitus (Kaple sv. Víta), located on the hill in orchards ca 1 km of Kourim centre, is typical representative of small Baroque sacral architecture in Central Bohemia in the first half of the 18th century.
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/24/2015 5:21:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMNR95
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun
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Long Description:

Depicted waychapel of St. Vitus (Kaple sv. Víta), located on the hill in orchards ca 1 km of Kourim centre, is typical representative of small Baroque sacral architecture in Central Bohemia in the first half of the 18th century.

Baroque chapel was built at expenses of Kourim townsmen Vít Vavák and Vaclav Frýda in 1724. Chapel was reconstructed and its interior reshaped in neo-Gothic style in 1863. Inside chapel You can find neo-Gothic arch decorated by fresco depicting country' patron saints Ss. Cyril and Methodius, work of painter Josef Mrkvicka.

Style: Baroque

Type of building (structure): Small religious objects (waychapels and columns of the crucification)

Date of origin:: 1724

Architect(s): unknown Baroque architect

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Address:
Kaple sv. Víta Hradiště Stará Kouřim 281 61 Kouřim Czech Republic


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