The Church of St. John the Baptist

The Church of St. John the Baptist


Kostel sv. Jana Křtitele
Pod Platanem
692 01 Mikulov


telefon: +420 605 900 544

The fame of the Church is connected with the name of the greatest Viennese painter of the 18th century – Franz Anton Maulbertsch – author of the monumental ceiling fresco. It is thanks to his work that the Church of St. John the Baptist is considered one of the European jewels of late Baroque. The Church belongs to a complex of the grammar school, established in 1631 by the Piarist Order from Italy. The grammar school has served its purpose for more than three centuries. One of the students was also famous scientist Jan Evangelista Purkyně.