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košíkBroumov Monastery with Church of St. Adalbert - Benedictine monastery

Czech Klášter Broumov s kostelem sv. Vojtěcha

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Klášterní 1, 550 01 Broumov

Telephone: +420 491 521 283, +420 734 443 161
Email: prohlidky@klasterbroumov.cz
Web: www.klasterbroumov.cz
Facebook: www.facebook.com/KlasterBroum...
GPS: 50°35'12.72"N 16°19'59.91"E (408 m above sea level)

The Benedictine monastery was established in the 14th century through the reconstruction of the original Gothic castle. K. I. Dienzenhofer gave the building its current, magnificent High-Baroque appearance in the first half of the 18th century.

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Category church, monastery, museum, park, religious monument
Certificates and memberships Tourist stamp
National cultural monument
Style baroque (100%)
Services bicycle rental, children's corner, dogs welcome, event planning and hosting, free WiFi, interactive education programme offer, night-time walking tours, Occasional concerts, occasional masses, sale of cycling and tourist maps of region, sale of novelties and souvenirs, sale of specialised literature, sale of tourist cards, sale of tourist stamps, sales of gift certificates, scheduled worships, snacks, space available for rent, WC, weddings and other celebrations
Staff languages Czech, English, German, Polish
Accepted forms of payment CZK coins, Maestro, VISA, VISA Electron
Site grounds 20000 m2
Years of reconstruction 2015
Films, which were shot here
Distance from parking lot 300 m
  • capacity personal: 50 (of which 5 are barrier free), free
  • capacity coaches: 3, free

Tours / exhibitions

Monastery
Description Visit the pearl of the baroque architecture with a unique copy of the Turin Shroud and the place where the Codex Gigas, or so-called the Devil’s Bible was placed for more than 200 years. Visitors of the guided tour will see the most interesting places of the monastery: - the refectory with a unique copy of the Turin Shroud - piece of cloth in which Jesus was wrapped after being removed from the cross and this copy is the only one northerly from the Alps. - the monastic library with 17 thousand historical books, old prints, a treasurable globe and beautiful ceiling frescoes - the Sacristy - the monastic Church of St. Adalbert undoubtedly belonging among the most beautifully decorated churches in Europe with several various reliquaries, i.e. boxes containing the remains of the saints, for example the reliquary of St. Adalbert, Lawrence of Rome, Clement and many others. In 1999 a copy of the Turin Shroud was found here.
Foreign languages tour guide (Czech, English, German, Polish), printed guide (Czech, English, German, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian)
Exhibition specialization baroque a Rococo art, the Church / liturgical objects
Minimum / maximum number of people per guide 2/60
Museum of Broumov and the Broumov Region
Description An outstanding collection of art objects from the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods, with exhibits of weapons, nativity scenes, shooting targets, Broumov costumes, folk and bourgeois culture of the 19th century.
Foreign languages tour guide (Czech), descriptions (Czech)
Exhibition specialization archaeology, regional history
Minimum / maximum number of people per guide 1/?
Church of St. Adalbert
Vamberk mummies
Description The vast cellars of Broumov Monastery hold 34 mummies from the crypt parish church of St. Prokop in Vamberk. The oldest mummy is from the 17th century, but the majority of them is from the 18th century. They are mainly mummies of Vamberk burghers, priests, organists and other important personalities.
Foreign languages tour guide (Czech, English, German, Polish), printed guide (Czech, English, German, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian)
Exhibition specialization anthropology
Minimum / maximum number of people per guide 2/60

Availability

Distance from parking lot 300 m
  • capacity personal: 50 (of which 5 are barrier free), free
  • capacity coaches: 3, free
The nearest train stations
Nearest bus stop
The nearest airport
  • Copernicus (70 km)
  • Pardubice (76 km)
  • Mnichovo Hradiště (95 km)

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