Loreta is a large pilgrimage destination in Hradčany, a district of Prague, Czech Republic. It consists of a cloister, the church of the Lord’s Birth, a Holy Hut and the clock tower with a famous chime. The construction had started in 1626 and the Holy Hut was blessed on March 25, 1631. The architect was the Italian Giovanni Orsi; the project was financed by a noblewoman of the Lobkowitz family. The Face wall in Baroque style was designed by the architects Christoph Dientzenhofer and Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer and added at the beginning of the 18th century. The chapel is most known for its peal.
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Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory Detail:Czech Republic
Keywords:Historic Centre of Prague, Patriomonio de la Humanidad, Unesco, Welterbe, World Heritage, loreto, praag, prag, prague, praha, werelderfgoed