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Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk
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Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Czech Republic
Description:
This pilgrimage church, built in honour of St John of Nepomuk, stands at Zelená Hora, not far from Ždár nad Sázavou in Moravia. Constructed at the beginning of the 18th century on a star-shaped plan, it is the most unusual work by the great architect Jan Blazej Santini, whose highly original style falls between neo-Gothic and Baroque.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.