Minorite MonasteryCurrently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
- Address: Czech Republic, Klasterni 50, 381 01 CeskyKrumlov, Czech Republic, Cesky Krumlov
- Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +420-604625320
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids, Monastery
Founded in 1350, the monastery was then called "Monastery of the Order of the Knights of the Cross with a Red Star". In the 15th century it became home to pious laic women called „beguines“. In the 17th century it began to get a Baroque makeover, resulting in the look you see today. Inside the church, it is a treasure house of Baroque works - high altar with the joint coat-of-arms, statues of various saints by the Eggenberg sculptor Jan Worath, the wooden pulpit from 1746 depicting the life of St. Francis, the altar of the Virgin Mary, and the three other wooden altars of other saints.
The monastery building is adjoining to the church, notable for the 1500 cloister, St. Wolfgang’s Chapel, the tombstone of Michael Antonín of Ebbersbach's family, and a number of paintings.
- Hours given are based on those of St. Vitus church. Call the attraction and confirm before your visit.
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3.56% of people who visit Cesky Krumlov include Minorite Monastery in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
54.55% of people start their Minorite Monastery visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Minorite Monastery
70% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Minorite Monastery
You can tour the monastery and the nunnery. You can get a good idea of how people lived. The grounds outdoor had lots of fruit trees, grape vines and other plants. The staff was very helpful. Sometimes it's hard to find the exhibits as some doors were closed, so don't give up and make sure you see everything. The restrooms here were free and well kept. (Like if you found this useful)
Monestery is amazing! I absolutly recomend it especially with children. You can also try some activities for example making your own little herb oil bottle or little bag with salt and herbs.
I didn't go inside the monastery, but I absolutely loved the gardens. When I was there in mid-September, I saw tomatoes, many different kinds of squash, kale, hops, pears, chard, string beans, and many more.
Another Monastery with beautiful architecture