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Broumov Monastery with Church of St. Adalbert - Benedictine monastery
Klášter Broumov s kostelem sv. Vojtěcha

address: Klášterní 1, 550 01 Broumov
web: www.klasterbroumov.cz
facebook: www.facebook.com/KlasterBroum...
e-mail: prohlidky@klasterbroumov.cz
phone No.: (+420) 491 521 283, (+420) 734 443 161
GPS: 50°35'12.72"N 16°19'59.91"E
408m above sea level

264 m

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Broumov

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Broumov

Broumov Monastery with Church of St. Adalbert source: (Klášter Broumov - Dům hostů)
Broumov Monastery with Church of St. Adalbert source: (Klášter Broumov - Dům hostů)
source: (Klášter Broumov - Dům hostů)
source: (Klášter Broumov - Dům hostů)
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source: (Klášter Broumov - Dům hostů)
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Benedictine Monastery source: Broumovsko Information Centre
Benedictine Monastery source: Broumovsko Information Centre
Benedictine Monastery source: Broumovsko Information Centre
Benedictine Monastery source: Broumovsko Information Centre
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Historical name:Benediktinské opatství sv. Václava
Description: 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.
Categories: church, monastery, museum, park, religious monument
Certificates and membershipsTourist stamp
National cultural monument
Style composition: 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
Languages spoken: Czech, English, German, Polish
Accepted forms of payment: CZK coins, Maestro, VISA, VISA Electron
Related personalities:
Site grounds: 20000 m2
More information available at Wikipedia:
Years of reconstruction:2015

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.
Open to public: Wheelchair Access :PartiallyPhotography allowed:YesVideo cameras allowed:Yes
Opening hours:
(GMT +1)
  • April-October except Mo-Su 09:00-16:00
  • January-March, November, December Mo-Su 10:00-15:00
Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.

Last tour before closing: 50 min.
Sightseeing time: 50 min.
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 guide2/60

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.
Open to public: Wheelchair Access :No
Opening hours:
(GMT +1)
  • May-September except Mo 9:00-17:00 (independently without guide)
Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.

Sightseeing time: 30 min.
Languages:tour guide (Czech), descriptions (Czech)
Exhibition specialization:archaeology, regional history
Minimum / maximum number of people per guide1/?

Church of St. Adalbert

Open to public: Wheelchair Access :YesPhotography allowed:YesVideo cameras allowed:Yes

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.
Open to public: Wheelchair Access :PartiallyPhotography allowed:YesVideo cameras allowed:Yes
Opening hours:
(GMT +1)
Last tour before closing: 15 min.
Sightseeing time: 15 min.
Languages:tour guide (Czech, English, German, Polish), printed guide (Czech, English, German, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian)
Exhibition specialization:anthropology
Minimum / maximum number of people per guide2/60
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264 m

skittle alley

Broumov

Ulita Children's and Youth Home
316 m

Ulita Children's and Youth Home

outdoor skate/bike park, indoor climbing wall

Broumov

The nearest place for swimming

17 km

covered swimming pool for the public, sports hall / gym, outdoor sports ground, indoor climbing wall, athletic stadium, sauna for the public

Nowa Ruda

Nearest restaurant

130 m

restaurant, summer terrace / garden

Broumov

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