Hotel Kreta

Address: Prachnanska 88 , Kutna Hora, Bohemia, 284 01, Czech Republic | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Prachnanska 88 , Kutna Hora, is near Hradek Mining Museum, Gothic Stone Fountain, Italian Court (Vlassky Dvur), and Gothic Stone House (Kamenny dum).
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    Travel Blogs from Kutna Hora

    Kutná Hora

    A travel blog entry by deejaypee on Jun 07, 2015

    2 comments, 18 photos

    ... over 40,000 people are stored. Originally the cemetery was very popular because a priest had spread some soil from Jerusalem around it, making it holy ground, so thousands came to Sedlec to die so they could be buried here. Then with the plague and wars it became overcrowded leading to the bones being stored beneath the church. A partially blind (and one would argue, mad) monk arranged all the bones in large piles ...

    Kutna Hora

    A travel blog entry by spsadventures on Jan 31, 2015

    9 photos

    ... so we decided to split up for a few hours.

    Unfortunately, today was apparently "show up a minute too late day." I was technically on time for the tour, but since they had already left, that didn't really help me any.

    Probably the best day of my trip

    A travel blog entry by keggs on Dec 31, 2014

    24 photos

    ... 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 ...

    Kutna Hora

    A travel blog entry by kathleen.vogel on Oct 06, 2014

    12 photos

    ... of the Holy Land. After the Black Plague in the 14th Century and the Hussite Wars left many dead the cemetery had to be expanded. Sometime after 1511 the graves were exhumed to make room for new bodies. The remains of between 40-70 thousand people were piled up in the ossuary until 1870 when the Schwarzenberg family hired Frantisek Rint, a woodcarver, to organize the bones. He spent several years organizing the bones inside the lower level ...

    Bone Chandeliers, nuns and cathedrals

    A travel blog entry by robthebruce on Aug 13, 2014

    4 comments

    ... wines. The lady was quite adamant that I try Czech wine. So I did. And I made my most polite face as I could, but I am sure it still resembled a cats ass. Lets just say I politely left after the free sample without ordering a glass.

    By evening I was heading back to Prague after a good day out of the city.


    Note: for the photos for the blog entry, please click here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsk1oF6Fb
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