Churches and Cathedrals

Premonstratensian monastery in Jasov

The discreet village of Jasov hides one of the most valuable sacral monuments of Slovakia - Premonstratensian monastery. It is a Baroque complex of St. John the Baptist church and of the Premonstratensian monastery with a monasterial French garden. The church interior is decorated, for example, by a collection of seven altars placed with strict symmetry or beautiful frescos by eminent Baroque painter Johann Lucas Kracker. In the monastery is situated one of the most important libraries in Slovakia with approximately eighty thousand volumes of theological, philosophical, natural scientific, geographic, historical and also fiction books, written predominantly in Latin, Hungarian and German language. Premonstratensian monasterial complex is classified as a national cultural monument.

Podzámok 166/28, Jasov
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