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> Prague's crazy Kutna Hora Bone Church!
starlagurl
post Apr 10 2008, 12:18 PM
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I've seen something like this in Rome, where the church is decorated with the bones of deceased monks....but this one is just made of normal people who didn't fit in the cemetery anymore, thanks to the Black Plague...hmmm...

Link to the very descriptive article and lots of gruesome photos.
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When does this type of thing become just plain voyeuristic and abuse of human remains?

How would you feel if, in the after life, you knew people were paying to see your bones decorate some church in the Czech Republic??? How do you think your descendants would feel?

It's SO bizarre.


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lar4290
post Dec 17 2008, 04:09 AM
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http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entri...74320/tpod.html

That's a link to my blog with a few more pictures. It really was way "cooler" and less "creepy" than I expected!
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post Jan 29 2010, 02:24 PM
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QUOTE(lar4290 @ Dec 17 2008, 04:09 AM) *

http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entri...74320/tpod.html

That's a link to my blog with a few more pictures. It really was way "cooler" and less "creepy" than I expected!



Is it a full day trip from Prague to the church? I really want to check out the church, but I have limited time in Prague and I just want to know how much time I'm going to have to set aside to visit. Is there anything else to see while I'm out of the city and around the church?
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