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... were then later used to build decorative pieces such as the chandelier that contains at least one of every bone in the body, a coat of arms and various other decorative elements. Intriguing, macabre and a little disturbing all at once. The t-shirts and replica skulls for sale on the way out were a little distasteful and I thought disrespectful. We then went to the Cathedral of St Barbara, which apparently isn't really ...
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The bone church is so far across town that it is not on the map the train lady gave me. It is located between the first 2 ...
... paintings of st Agatha (the saint for breast cancer), and st Apollonia (the saint for dentists). St. Agatha is depicted carrying her breasts on a platter after having had them cut off as torture for being catholic. The portrait of St. Apollonia is similar, showing her with blood dripping from her mouth holding pliers and her discarded teeth around her. She also had her teeth pulled as punishment for her religion. Before I visited Loreta church I found these stories so comical, but ...
The Sedlec Ossuary 80km from Prague has been on my must see tourist radar for about 8 years now, ever since I read a book called "The Black Angel" by John Connelly which featured this place.
Caught a train from Prague to Kutna Hora which takes an hour, then walked to the church which ...
... to do any shopping. We eventually made our way down to the river. We crossed over one bridge and back over the Charles bridge. We thought that we could make it to the Astronomical tower in time to see the skeleton ring the bell again but we got pretty lost in the little crooked side alleys. We came out on some main street about 15 blocks from where we intended to be. Thank goodness there was a city map on the corner and we could figure out how to get back to the main square. ...
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