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... enough that there were signs to St. Barbara's.
The church itself has a great view, a lovely walkway, and is very beautiful. The architecture is stunning. Finally, at the church, I went inside and asked, is this the bone church?
... br> contains masses of human bones which were exhumed from the cemetery.
I've added a short explanation about the history of this place and how it came
to be filled with bones.
In 1278 the abbot of the monastery in Sedlec, was sent to the Holy Land
by King Otakar the 2nd of Bohemia. He returned with a small amount of
earth and sprinkled it over the abbey cemetery.
Following this the ...
... knows of, but nobody can get to know. This second time around I got to visit Loreta church - a church I had wanted to see with Maddy, but as it was on the Prague Castle side of the river, and up hill, we never quite made it. It is a simple enough church (see how jaded I have become - it is far more decorative than most churches at home, and infinitely older), but was on my 'to see' list as it houses a statue to the bearded lady 'Saint' (actually a martyr as she was never sainted), ...
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 the station tomorrow when we leave.
Back in Prague we made dinner and took care of some internet things. John wanted to go see the Old Town lit up at night. We basically walked the same route we did yesterday but this time at night. We saw the main Christmas tree all lit up, the castle that looks like Harry Potter's castle and the Mall. We only went in the mall to warm up a little bit. There were so many people shopping there and John and I were thankful that we ...