BEST Hotel Garni Olomouc
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... the best. When we pulled into Breclav, we were relieved but then realized we only had four minutes to change trains and how to get over to the other track. We finally found the staircase/ tunnel that runs under the track and managed to heave the luggage down one flight of stairs, up the other side and onto the train. And we made it on time with at least two minutes to spare.
In Olomouc we found the right tram, got off at the right stop and found our Hotel with relative ease. ...
... The problem was they received too many bodies and with such little space they had to do something with them. So they commissioned an artist to do something with these bones. So naturally he made stuff with them. He made chandeliers, coats of arms, little shrines all around the church and its astounding to see how many bodies he had at his disposal as the amount of skulls on display was not so humerus……… yea I went there. It was a bone ...
... forward to it so I can see it for real and remember and reflect and the other part is dreading it.
Supper tonight was really good - a couple of people had pig's knuckles which tasted divine (I had pasta with chargrilled veg and supposedly spicy sausage but couldn't taste it at all...am suspicious they didn't include it). Up early tomorrow so am off to bed (rather than going drinking).
... one night here and Olomauc really is a gem. This morning we walked to St Wenceslas Cathedral, Our Lady of the Snows church- stencilled columns & Rococco decorations.There seemed to be a farmers market but was a rally of cars from the 1920s with the owners dressed the part with a band singing jazz numbers. Huge fun!! We are currently on the train to Budapest so more later. ...
... saints) are connected to the city itself.
The city is filled with baroque style churches and fountains. It seemed strange to see so many churches, especially since over 60% of the population is irreligious. In reality, the churches have been preserved for their historical significance. Czech history has been shaped by religion; The Hussite wars, the Thirty Years War, the Catholic Habsburg monarchy, ...