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Wallfahrtskirche Maria vom Siege

Close to the crucial battlefield of the Czech history in 1620 - Bílá Hora (White Mountain) is a Baroque pilgrimage Church of Our Lady Victorious. A pilgrimage church at the White Mountain in Prague was originally a chapel, built to the honour of those, who died at the Battle of White Mountain in 1620. Battle of White Mountain in 1620 - In the space of an hour, on November 8th, 1620, the Catholic Hapsburg army, under Maximilian of Bavaria, routed the Czech Protestants on this hillock outside Prague, deciding the fate of the Czech Kingdom for the next 300 years and starting one of the most devastating wars in the European history - Thirty-Years War... The battle is commemorated by a small stone monument and also by this Church of Our Lady Victorious.

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Close to the crucial battlefield of the Czech history in 1620 - Bílá Hora (White Mountain) is a Baroque pilgrimage Church of Our Lady Victorious. A pilgrimage church at the White Mountain in Prague was originally a chapel, built to the honour of those, who died at the Battle of White Mountain in 1620.  Battle of White Mountain in 1620 - In the space of an hour, on November 8th, 1620, the Catholic Hapsburg army, under Maximilian of Bavaria, routed the Czech Protestants on this hillock outside Prague, deciding the fate of the Czech Kingdom for the next 300 years and starting one of the most devastating wars in the European history - Thirty-Years War... The battle is commemorated by a small stone monument and also by this Church of Our Lady Victorious.