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St George Basilica can trace its history back to 920 when it was constructed under the rule of Vratislav I of Bohemia. As with so many ancient buildings, it has undergone several major changes throughout its history, with only the foundations of the original building remaining.
The first addition was in 973 when the convent was added and this was followed by a major rebuild after the fire of 1142. The result of these and other restorations has given the building a mix of different styles including Romanesque, baroque and gothic.
Two 12th century white towers dominate the outside of the Basilica and have been given the names Adam and Eve and make a stark contrast with the red painted baroque exterior. Other parts of the outer façades... read more