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Cathedral,Churches and Chapels in Olomouc, Czech Republic

Information on the Cathedral, Churches and Chapels in Olomouc

Olomouc is a unique complex of landmarks, including churches, cathedrals and chapels, whose monumentality can be admired in many parts of the city centre.

They will guide us across historical epochs and architectural styles from Romanesque to Neo-Gothic. The main landmark among cathedrals is the St. Wenceslas Cathedral and the Baroque domes of the St. Michael’s Church.

Most of the churches are accessible to the public, so now you too can enjoy the religious atmosphere of the interiors of many churches and chapels of Olomouc.

Other remarkable buildings include the former Hradisko Monasterywhich houses a military hospital today and the Archbishop’s Palace, where Olomouc archbishops have resided since the 16th century.Franz Joseph I. of the House of Habsburg ascended the Imperial throne in this early Baroque palace in 1848. Pope John Paul II. stayed here during his visit in Olomouc.

Information courtesy of Olomouc Tourism

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