Strahov Monastery and Library

Prague

Sightseeing
Special Interest, Art, culture and history

The history of Prague's Strahov Monastery dates back to the 12th century. The monastery is one of the oldest monasteries of the world that belong to the Premonstratensian Order. In addition to the intellectual achievements and the monastic life, the Strahov Abbey also plays a major role in the cultural life of society. The famous Strahov Library proves that the Premonstratensians alwayss attached great importance to the preservation and development of culture and education. Today, both the monastery and the impressive library can be visited.

approx. 2h