Church of St. John of Nepomuk / Kostel Sv. Jana Nepomuckého - Mladá Boleslav (Central Bohemia)
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N 50° 24.721 E 014° 54.362
33U E 493323 N 5584446
Quick Description: White late-Baroque silhouette of the Church of St. John of Nepomuk (Kostel Sv. Jana Nepomuckého) belongs among the most distinctive architectonic features of the Mladá Boleslav' historic centre...
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 10/2/2014 2:30:02 AM
Waymark Code: WMMKAM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:

White late-Baroque silhouette of the Church of St. John of Nepomuk (Kostel Sv. Jana Nepomuckého) belongs among the most distinctive architectonic features of the Mladá Boleslav' historic centre. The church id filial church of the Mladá Boleslav Roman Catholic parish.

Church of St. John of Nepomuk was erected in the year 1727 on the site of the original Gothic church of St. John the Baptist and monastery, destroyed during the Hussite Wars, and later Lutheran church in early-Baroque style. Inside the church you can find valuable altar with painting of St. John of Nepomuk from famous Czech Baroque artist Václav Vavrinec Reiner (created in 1740). Church, completely reconstructed in 2003, serves not only to Catholic church services, but also as beautiful concert hall...

Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 1/1/1727

Dominant Architectural Style: Baroque

Archdiocese: Prague

Diocese: Litoměřice

Address/Location:
Kostel Sv. Jana Nepomuckého
Železná ulice
Mladá Boleslav , Czech Republic
293 01


Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

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