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Thursday, October 30, 2014
We took a day trip yesterday to a town called Kutna Hora, a town about an hour east of here. It's famous for ...
... carved confessional boxes, different shrines and even a few paintings. Normally the day trippers don't get to see this, so we felt special.
Just up the road is the Sedlec Ossuary, together with the towns churches, are part of the UNESCO World Heritage site. Kutna Hora has a long history of silver mining dating back to the 13th Century and was once the producer of 1/3 of the silver in Europe. Today Kutna Hora and Sedlec seem to be milking the tourists which come to visit ...
... of human BONES! like 100,000 people worth of bones and not knowing what to do with the bones, they decorated the inside of the church with them of course! Lets just say I have never seen anything like this is any of my travels!
We then headed into town to the Silver Museum. Here they have guided tours only and they tell you that ...
... Kutná Hora, had lunch and asked at a town information center for directions to the chapel in Sedlec, which, it turned out was only about 3 kilometers away.
The ossuary is unlike anything I've ever seen. In the year 1278, the abbot of the Roman Catholic Cistercian Monastery went to the Holy Land and returned to Sedlec with a jar of dirt he'd gathered on Golgotha Hill where Jesus was crucified. He scattered the dirt around the cemetary ...