Church of Our Lady Victorious and of the Prague Infant Jesus, Prague

Church of Our Lady Victorious and of the Prague Infant Jesus, Prague (must see)

The Church of Our Lady Victorious in Malá Strana, the "small side" of Prague is a Carmelite church and the home of the statue called the "Infant Jesus of Prague".

A chapel dedicated to the Holy Trinity was built on this site in 1584. With the Battle of White Mountain, 8 November 1620, the Counter-Reformation signaled the re-Catholicisation of Prague. The church was given to the direction of the Carmelites in September 1624. The triumphalist altarpiece of Our Lady of Victory was sent from Rome by Pope Gregory XV. The Carmelites were ordered to hand over the church to Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, 3 June 1784. On 26 September 2009 Pope Benedict XVI declared the church and the Infant Jesus the first station on the Apostolic Road in the Czech Republic.

Why You Should Visit:
Small, charming baroque church in which you may see the famous Infant Jesus statue, as well as an exhibition of some of its many outfits. Replicas of the statue and other religious articles are available at the gift shop.

Tip:
Admission is free.
Sight description based on wikipedia

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Sight Name: Church of Our Lady Victorious and of the Prague Infant Jesus
Sight Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) containing this sight: Mala Strana Walking Tour  

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