St. George's Basilica ( ) is
the oldest church building within Prague Castle, Prague, Czech Republic.
The basilica was founded by Vratislaus I of Bohemia
in 920. It
is dedicated to Saint George
The basilica was substantially enlarged in 973 with the addition of
the Benedictine St. George's Abbey
. It was
rebuilt following a major fire in 1142. The Baroque
façade dates from the late 17th
century. A Gothic
dedicated to Ludmila of Bohemia
holds the tomb of the saint. The shrines
Vratislav and Boleslaus II of
are also in the basilica.
building now houses the 19th century Bohemian Art Collection of National Gallery
It also serves as a concert hall.
Image:FFridrich, Prazsky hrad, bazilika sv. Jiří.jpg|View from the
bazilika sv jiri 3888.jpg|View from the Cathedral in
2005Image:Bazilika Svatého Jiří.jpg|Basilica - eastern side