Hotel Zlata Stoupa

Tylova 426, Kutna Hora, Bohemia, 28401, Czech Republic | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kutna Hora

50,000 Bones

A travel blog entry by sverregunnersen

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... point, but is one of the most popular tourist attractions in all of the Czech Republic. Originally a graveyard, the construction of a Gothic church meant that the lower level was used as a place to put the large amounts of graves that had been unearthed. In the early 1500's, a monk was given the job of exhuming skeletons and stacking their bones, then in the late 1800's a wood carver was employed to give some order to the bone heaps, ...

The Bone People

A travel blog entry by catfeet

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... 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 ...

Bone Church

A travel blog entry by teamwaldron

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... are equal before God.

Anyway after about 15minutes of looking around we decided to leave to catch the train back as they only leave every hour.

So an hour train ride out, about 40 minutes trying to get money, 15 minutes looking at the church and then an hour back to Prague. Seems like we didn't spend long enough there.
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It’s the living who scare me

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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... The town looked awful and derelict, we couldn’t find any signs or landmarks and we didn’t have a map. Was it a mistake coming here? Should we have gotten out of bed? We took some stabs in the dark and finally found an information centre and got a map. We felt better already, and walked to Italian Court. This is a palace/museum and was originally the Central Mint of Prague, named after the Italian minting experts who worked there. Kutna Hora used to be a rich ...

City of Churches and Bones

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... of its glory years which have long past. Nevertheless, it was good to see something different.

The Sedlec Ossuary or the Bone Church is probably the main reason people come here. It is a graveyard chapel decorated with the bones of between 40-70,000 people. Nobody really knows exactly, but I had a weird feeling about the whole place. First of all the graveyard is pretty small and the chapel in the middle looks more like a nuclear bunker with pieces of concrete lying around ...

Location

This hotel, located on Tylova 426, Kutna Hora, is near Hradek Mining Museum, Gothic Stone Fountain, Italian Court (Vlassky Dvur), and Alchemy Museum.
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