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... let us know we missed our stop. I was able to get the jest of what she was saying in Czech but it was probably actually something like "you two stupid Americans, you just missed your stop. Now I have to go on my little important handheld machine and figure out how to get you back to Kutna Hora". She looked very grouchy. She then handed us the printout with the train schedule info back to Kutna Hora from the next station. We would have to wait ...
... 12.8000001907349px; line-height: normal;">I got to Bethlehem street easily enough, and went into the first museum that I saw. It turned out to be a free modern art museum. It was interesting, but there wasn't a whole lot to see there. It also wasn't the museum I was looking for.
So, when I exited, I looked around for the goal museum. I found an architecture ...
... in the chapel
was given to a half-blind monk of the order.
Now the bones can be seen stacked behind cages as well as being elaborately
arranged on the pillars and arches.
To get to the town centre you need to change to a smaller one coach train.
Alternatively you can get the local bus for CZK12, or walk the 2km.
It's well worth visiting the town centre which has ...
... that were used to replace the ones that were lost when the originals collapsed. That's right, 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, constructed to celebrate survival of a 17th century round of black plague. We wandered winding narrow ...
... cemetery with a vaulted upper level and a lower chapel to be used as anossuary for the mass graves unearthed during construction, or simply slated for demolition to make room for new burials.
After 1511, the task of exhuming skeletons and stacking their bones in the chapel was given to a half-blind ...
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