2) Kutná Hora - UNESCO

Kutná Hora, a medieval silver mining centre, was once the second richest city in the Kingdom of Bohemia.

Duration: 5.5 hours
Transport: BUS, WALK
Languages: Cesky, English, Deutsch, Espanol, Francais, Italiano, Pусский
Departures: Daily
Departure times: 1:00 pm
Starting point: Parking Na Příkopě 23, Prague 1
Tour end: Parking Na Příkopě 23, Prague 1
FREE pick-up at hotel

PRICE : 
ADULTS - $54.00
STUDENTS (UP TO 26) - $51.00
CHILDREN (2-10 YEARS) - $46.00

Kutná Hora, a medieval silver mining centre, was once the second richest city in the Kingdom of Bohemia. The former wealth of the town is today reflected in the variety of architectural monuments and in the preserved structure of the town centre. The tour of Kutná Hora will not only take you to St Barbara’s Cathedral but also to many beautiful gothic, renaissance and baroque townhouses and to visit a Unixe stone fountain from the 15th century.

You will also visit one of the most interesting burial grounds in the world: the Sedlec Ossuary. This chapel is decorated with more than 40 000 human bones, arranged into a chandelier, the Schwarzenberg Coat-of-Arms, and so on. Kutná Hora has been on the UNESCO list of cultural heritage sites since 1995.

 

Highlights

Did you know that in the 14th century Kutna Hora had the deepest mine in the world at over 600 m deep?

Did you know that the Cathedral Barbara was originally 5x bigger?

Did you know that Kutna Hora mined one third of European silver?

Did you know that the thaler minted in Kutna Hora inspired the name for the U.S. dollar?

Price includes

Entrance fees to: Saint Barbara’s church

Sedlec ossuary

 

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