Kutna Hora is a great place for a day trip from Prague. Not only is the journey by train or car from Prague to Kutna Hora an enjoyable one, but the sights in Kutna Hora are also well worth a look.
The main reason for our visit to Kutna Hora from Prague was to see the Sedlec Ossuary. A bizarre but fascinating attraction which is one of twelve World Heritage sites in the Czech Republic. The Sedlec Ossuary in Kutna Hora is a small Roman Catholic chapel with a display of thousands of bones from dead humans used to create works of art and decorations including a human bone chandelier.
Other attractions in Kutna Hora incude the impressive St Barbara’s Church which was built in the style of a cathedral but is in fact a church. It is a must see if you take the trip from Prague to Kutna Hora.
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The other attraction in Kutna Hora worth seeing is the Church of the Assumption of Our Lady and Saint John the Baptist. Another of the Czech Republic’s World Heritage Sites and an impressive example of gothic architecture in the Czech Republic.
When visiting Kutna Hora from Prague it is worth noting that the Ossuary and St Barbara’s Church are about 3km apart. The Sedlec Ossuary is close to the station but the church is a good walk away or accesible by public transport/taxi.