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... with arranged human bones in the basement (an ossuary). These are popular in Europe for some reason. In the middle ages it was the thing to do when you have a bunch of bones laying around. And it was the day before Halloween, so what the heck?
Most of the people died of natural causes and after a few decades of the bones piling up in the basement, someone decided ...
... train came along eventually.
The town of Kutna Hora used to be a silver mining town. There is an old mine that you can take tours, but unfortunately I didn't book in advance and couldn't get in. Boo :(
Fortunately there was a the Sedlec Ossuary or the Bone Church. So the story of this place is that in the 1500's the adjoining grave yard to the church was full so they removed the bones of about ...
Had a mix up on trams getting to the bus to meet a tour to Kutna Hora. We made it because they waited for us and we travelled through farm land growing crops of hops, wheat for the famous beers of the Chech Republic. Kutna Hora was the second largest city to Prague & wealthy because of its silver mines. Visited the Ossarium, ...
3. Cathedral of st. Barbara, touted as the most impressive church in the whole Czech Republic, it certainly was big and impressive. Named after the patron saint of miners, the original plans were for the church to be twice the size!
4. I took a tour of the Italian Court, Learning about how the Prague Groschen was made, and exploring the royal palace where King Wensceclas the fourth used to hang out.
... We will be spending Christmas eve in the beer making city of Pilsen here in the Czech Republic. We think we have a hotel reservation, but we are not sure because everything is in Czech. This might be the first time we encounter a place where English is not spoken.
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