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Prague in Staré Město, Hlavní mesto Praha, Czech Republic
 

Church of St. Salvador

Kostel Sv. Salvátora

 
 
Church of St. Salvador Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 24, 2009
1. Church of St. Salvador Marker
Inscription.  
{Marker text in Czech:}

Vystavěn renesančne a raně barokně v letech 1578-1653 za účasti C. Luracha a F. Carrattiho. Sochy na průčelí vytvořil J.J. Bendl, štuky na portiku D. Galli a uvnitř obrazy od a plastiky od J.J. Bendla.

{Marker text translated into English, more or less:}

Constructed in the Renaissance and early Baroque styles over the years 1578-1653, with the participation of C. Lurago and F. Carratti. The sculptures on the facade were created by J.J. Bendl, the stucco portico by D. Galli, and the interior paintings and sculptures by J.J. Bendl.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 50° 5.167′ N, 14° 24.869′ E. Marker is in Prague, Hlavní mesto Praha, in Staré Město. Marker is at the intersection of Křižovnická and Karlova, on the right on Křižovnická. The church is easily found, as it forms the southwest corner of the Clementinum, in the heart of the Old Town. For navigational purposes, think
Church of St. Salvador - Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 24, 2009
2. Church of St. Salvador - Entrance
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of it as being just to the east of the Old Town Bridge Tower on the east side of the Charles Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Prague, Hlavní mesto Praha 222 311, Czech Republic. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johannes Kepler (within shouting distance of this marker); Bohuslav Balbín (within shouting distance of this marker); The Novotny Footbridge (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Josef Mysliveček (about 120 meters away); Francis Skaryna (about 150 meters away); Vojta Náprstek (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Birthplace of Jaroslav Heyrovský (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Franz Kafka (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prague.
 
Church of St. Salvador image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 24, 2009
3. Church of St. Salvador
The marker is visible here on the right side of the right-most arch on the church facade.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 697 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 19, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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