St. Prokop's Church, Prague, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja
N 50° 02.990 E 014° 20.725
33U E 453136 N 5544376
Quick Description: Elliptical building of the St. Prokop's Church with interesting bell tower in one of Prague's district - Nové Butovice.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 1/19/2011 11:55:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMAJ77
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 143

Long Description:
The foundation stone of the Community Centre of St. Prokop was laid on 25th December 1999. Submitter of the construction was the Roman-Catholic parish at the Church of St James the Elder – Prague – Stodulky. This unique structure, with its powerful architecture is the work of architectural studio „Jiran Kohout Architekti s.r.o.“. Realization of the building underwent from March 2000 to May 2001. Ceremonious consecration took place on 19th June 2001. Not only religious services and also concerts are performed there, but also many other cultural activities open to all citizens are held there.
The elliptically shaped building is tilted and its axis is aiming to the axis of the unique church tower with the bell and interestingly incorporated cross at its top.
The church is declared as the only ecumenical church in Prague. It serves for Christians of various denominations. Roman Catholic Church and other four Christian Churches held here their worships.
Building Address:
Komunitní centrum sv. Prokopa (St. Prokop's Community Center)
V Hůrkách 1292/8
Praha 5 - Nové Butovice, Czech Republic
158 00


Is it open to the general public?: yes

When was it built? (Approximate if you must.): 6/19/2001

What is the name of this building?: St. Prokop's Church

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