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... find the beautiful pond at the foot of the hill leading to the castle. Martin explained that the government had decided to drain the pond a couple years ago. Curious. We joined a bunch of other old people who spoke English for our hour tour. Upon entering you are led up several corridors with stairs lined with mounted deer antlers, hundreds of them. We turned a corner & were greeted with mountings of deer, birds, bears, foxes, ...
... minutes, in the drizzling rain.
This church is special as the monks stored bones here from the 14th century or so then they were later arranged.
Here is the blurb to save me writing about its history.
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Allison had heard of a Church made of bones.
After failing to see the Jewish Cemetery we decided to catch the train out to Kutna Hora to see the church.
We got there and walked to the Church and said we'd like 2 please as Sophie had stayed at the apartment.
"Sorry we don't take cards, cash only." they said
... wanted to catch a certain train and we did not know if we would have enough time to climb and descend.
We took the noon train out to a small town called Kutna Hora. It is or was a silver mining town. The main attraction is the Kostnice or Ossuary. It is also known as the bone church. Basically an important man sprinkled soil from the holy land of Jerusalem around this church a long time ago. People believed that the land was now super special and everyone wanted to ...
... bodies) in the hope of catching the children’s choir, but they had just finished, so we went back to Hotel U Ruze for some warm beverages and wifi.
We walked to an out of the way train station which would take us back to Prague, and met some nice Aussies on the platform. We’re everywhere! It was only an hour back on the train. We picked up some Chinese (we were craving vegies and noodles), and had a nice conversation with the waiter there. He gave us complimentary ...