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Off before 9 this morning for our field trip to Kutna Hora to see Morbid Moe's "bone church". The bones of 40,000 people are used in an artistic way at this church located on cemetery grounds. We successfully took the tram (streetcar) to the train station and without getting lost were excited to be on our Maureen (merry) way. After about an hour on the train, we were ready to get off at the second Kutna Hora stop when the Czech speaking conductor ...
... 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: normal;">Instead, I asked the tourist info lady what museum she would recommend if I only had an hour. She circled a spot on Bethlehem street and told me that they have a great exhibit on native cultures.
... an increasingly popular burial site.
During the Black Death many thousands were buried in the cemetery.
Around 1400, a further church was built in the centre of the cemetery and many
of the graves had to be cleared in order to make way for its construction. Older remains were likely also removed to make way for newer burials.
After 1511, the task of exhuming the remains and stacking ...
... is called the Bone Church. It was actually less creepy and more impressive than I thought it would be. The large windows allow a lot of light, and it did not feel "graveyard-y" as I thought it may. From Sedlec we went straight into Kutna Hora. Starting at the Italian Court, where craftsman from Italy were brought in to create Czech money from the silver mined in the town. From there we walked to the town square, and stood on the newly ...
... the centre of the church roof. The story goes ….
"In the mid 14th century, during the Black Death, and after the Hussite Wars in the early 15th century, many thousands were buried in the abbey cemetery, so it had to be greatly enlarged.
Around 1400, a Gothic church was built in the centre ...