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|General Description :||The current cathedral is the third of a series of religious buildings at the site, all dedicated to St. Vitus.
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert (Czech: metropolitní katedrála svatého Víta, Václava a Vojtěcha) is a Roman Catholic metropolitan cathedral in Prague, the seat of the Archbishop of Prague. Up to 1997, the cathedral was dedicated only to Saint Vitus, and is still commonly named only as St. Vitus Cathedral.
This cathedral is an excellent example of Gothic architecture and is the biggest and most important church in the country. Located within Prague Castle and containing the tombs of many Bohemian kings and Holy Roman Emperors, the cathedral is under the ownership of the Czech government as part of the Prague Castle complex. Cathedral dimensions are 124 × 60 meters, the main tower is 96.5 meters high, front towers 82 m, arch height 33.2 m.
|Front Description :||A view from south: the main tower and the Golden Gate. The uncompleted gothic main tower was finished as baroque by Nikolaus Pacassi.|
|Back Description :||Zikmund bell in the st. Vitus cathedral is the biggest Czech bell (1549, 16.5 t)|
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