Travel Blogs from Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

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Bones, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Bones

A travel blog entry by jpandshaz

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Today we visited Kutna Hora, home to surely one of the creepiest but fascinating sights you can find, the Selec Ossuary. Essentially it is a church built on a cemetery and decorated with the bones of 40,000 people. When we say decorated we mean ...

Shivery or Silvery, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Shivery or Silvery

A travel blog entry by kellyann

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Today we visited one of the strangest places I have ever been.  I am not quite sure I believe it myself but it was pretty interesting.  We took a bus to a town outside Praha.  We were in a small town that was quite lovely to wander ...

To The Chruch of the Bones, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

To The Chruch of the Bones

A travel blog entry by mike81

... hung out in the evening took some amazing night shots of this beatuiful city and prepared to make my move the next day. I was off to the little town of Českż Krumlov in the Czech Republic and I had no idea what a week it would ...

Kutna Hora, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Kutna Hora

A travel blog entry by lindsaym

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... was off to grab a train to Kutna Hora. Had a great nap on the train and luckily woke up just before the stop. Once in Kutna Hora, my first stop was the main attraction of the town, the bone church. The Sedlec Ossuary is a church that is decorated with ...

Bones Bones Bones, KutnŠ Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Bones Bones Bones

A travel blog entry by davidavi

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... wearing the same shoes, the next day, different train, a middle aged couple were wearing the same shirt...WHAT'S GOING ON?!?!?! Not in the Czech Republic for too much longer, will post again tonight after I have a little more experience in Czesky Krumlov. ...

3 countries in one day / 3 Lšnder an einem Tag, Malin, Czech Republic travel blog

3 countries in one day / 3 Lšnder an einem Tag

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad

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... 3 countries in one day / 3 Lšnder an einem Tag Make a short trip from Austria to Slovakia and finally eighth in the Czech Republic. So I have visited 3 countries in one day. Evening long search for a suitable place for camping and a free camping also not ...

Strange Sights, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Strange Sights

A travel blog entry by dangabesisaak

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... a fair few bars, pubs, and a casino, and there was nothing going on. Every place was dead quiet and almost empty. A little disappointed, we headed back to the hostel for a good nights sleep. All our best from the Czech Republic Dan and ...

Kutna Hora, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Kutna Hora

A travel blog entry by paula_rod

Kutna ...

Day 36 - Cesky Krumlov to Prague to Kunta Hora, KutnŠ Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Day 36 - Cesky Krumlov to Prague to Kunta Hora

A travel blog entry by bailey-jh

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We are now in the final week of our trip & the last country we will visit, the Czech Republic.  Well after riding the old dirty bus, stopping at all the little towns on the way, we arrived in Cesky Krumolv, a medieval village dating back to the ...

Kutna Hora, Czech, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Kutna Hora, Czech

A travel blog entry by roamingmonk

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... damage the bastards did.  The next month or soīs text is written 6 months later, so we may have forgotten some bits!) Kutna Hora is famous throughout Eastern Europe - an ex mining town that had one of the richest deposits of silver in the ...

Kutna Hora, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Kutna Hora

A travel blog entry by richardandsusie

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You got the silver, KutnŠ Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

You got the silver

A travel blog entry by ataritouchme

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... same thing (fair enough, sure). But this one was certainly worth the entrance fee. The other reason most people visit Kutn'' Hora is Sedlec Ossuary (also called Kostnice). The chapel houses tens of thousands of human bones (the remains of plague ...

Hiking on the Czech-German boarder, Hřensko , Czech Republic travel blog

Hiking on the Czech-German boarder

A travel blog entry by debs_rambles

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I got a little excited when we were planning this trip – driving for about 1.5hours from Prague and we are on the German border! From Adelaide I can get to Goolwa, or Mannum, in that time – not really the same… I think I was the only ...

Kutna Hora, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Kutna Hora

A travel blog entry by skip2938

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      Just returned from a day trip to Kutna Hora, an little over a hour train ride out of Prague. This is a city that hundreds of years ago rivaled Prague as it was once rich from its silver mines. It is now another one of those ...

braking, bones, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

braking, bones

A travel blog entry by dynamo

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... times, google has refused to shed any further light on this connection between them, so I can't explain what the quote means. Kutna Hora was, in medieval times, one of the most important Czech cities. Some rich veins of silver in the region led to the ...

Bone Church, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Bone Church

A travel blog entry by amaddocks

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Post-death choices: Burial, cremation, artwork., Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Post-death choices: Burial, cremation, artwork.

A travel blog entry by amanda_escapes

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Morbid curiosity. That's the only excuse. Kutna Hora is a town in the Czech Republic once famous for producing silver but now just scraping by on the whole "but we used to produce silver!" story. So not especially interesting, except for one building. ...

Kutna Hora - A Story of the Dead, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Kutna Hora - A Story of the Dead

A travel blog entry by jkloewen

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... we made our trek over there. The bone chapel itself was built between 1280 & 1320, at the location of a small cemetery in Kutna Hora where, at the time, silver ore had just been discovered. An abbot of Sedlec named Henry was sent to Jerusalem for a ...

City of Churches and Bones, KutnŠ Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

City of Churches and Bones

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... options. Usually travelling through Eastern Europe is supposed to be cheaper, so we thought we could give it a go. Being in the Czech Republic isn't too difficult to navigate as we had our own map and most signs in trains or restaurants are stated in ...

Another church, but a very different one, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Another church, but a very different one

A travel blog entry by pegardyne

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Today was the last day of our tour, we headed back to Prauge and on the way we stopped at another church (any one that has been to europe knows that you visit plenty of churches!) This one was different, the priest back in the day visited Israel and ...

Silver and bones, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Silver and bones

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana

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... most travelers Kutna Hora is a day trip from Prague, but we decided to just stop here on our way to Prague instead. The Kutna Hora silver mine was quite a different experience from the salt mine in Poland.  Silver mining began sometime in the 13th ...

Kutna Hora, St. Barbara's, and the Goodbye Dinner, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Kutna Hora, St. Barbara's, and the Goodbye Dinner

A travel blog entry by meridithabroad

We had breakfast, changed, and went to the main train station. We rode the train somewhere, switched lines, and arrived in Kutna Hora. We walked a long way, but we finally got to St. Barbara's Church. It had old frescoes. We also went to the bone church. ...

Day 155 : Ohh! the Hora!, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Day 155 : Ohh! the Hora!

A travel blog entry by kev_ann

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Wow. This is what happens in the Czech replublic when you combine an overly-popular cemetery plot for the rich and influential, a mostly blind monk with too much time on his hands and not enough plots to bury the dead (due to plague and war – nasty ...

macabe little place of obscurity..., Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

macabe little place of obscurity...

A travel blog entry by travellingjen

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... ) you start to get images in your head of what to expect...   There is a stunning cathedral & jesuit colledge in Kutna Hora - the former, like most that I have ventured past/into - it's under construction... a rather cynical local told me - that ...

Kutna Hora, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Kutna Hora

A travel blog entry by kathleen.vogel

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... , collapsed. Apparently the mining operations left huge tunnels that were making the streets unsafe. When the Czech Republic joined the EU money was sent to Kutna Hora to improve the town and shore up the infrastructure.   We saw the Plague column, ...

Sedlec Ossuary, KutnŠ Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Sedlec Ossuary

A travel blog entry by graybeard

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... today.  When I was mapping out the route for this trip I made plans to visit the Ossuary at Sedlec.  I put Sedlec, Czech Republic into Google maps which promptly stuck a pin in the town of Sedlec just south of Brno.  That worked for me (or ...

Day 9 - Kutna Hora and the bone church, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Day 9 - Kutna Hora and the bone church

A travel blog entry by malinda.egg

... excited to see snow and Bsba just brushed it off saying it was nothing yet. But oh was I excited! :). Eventually we got to Kutna Hora were we first went to the Ossuary, the bone church. Unfortunately there was no snow around there to touch!† When we ...

Spooky Bone Chapel and the Cross Club, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Spooky Bone Chapel and the Cross Club

A travel blog entry by tonezf

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... an intentional thief found in the old town area the day prior. Our destination lies an hour from Prague in a town called Kutna Hora. This small medieval town used to be one of the wealthiest in Europe due to its silver mines. The creepiest attraction is ...

Kutna Hora, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Kutna Hora

A travel blog entry by paulpenni

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... me was crawling at 3 mph. No serious damage but it will cost us £30 to replace the lighting board. She apologised. Kutna Hora is a World Heritage Town which no doubt entitles it to charge the equivalent of £3 for a single sheet tear-off town ...

Kutna Hora, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic travel blog

Kutna Hora

A travel blog entry by dan.schmidt

Me and Sam went to Kutna Hora for the day and saw this sweet ...

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