Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Church of St John of Nepomuk | Czech Republic

The Pilgrimage Church of St. John Nepomuk is located neart Zelena Hora in Czech Republic. The number five plays an important role in the churches layout.

There is a five-pointed ground plan, five entrances, five altar niches, twenty-five chapels around a central space, five stars and five angels on the high altar who are carrying the martyr up to heaven. The church was built in the 1720s. 


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