Kutná Hora is a small town 70km outside Prague, a historic silver mining site. Since 1995 the city center has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This sleepy little The town is only about three kilometers in length, but has several fascinating sites.
Sedlec Ossuary Czech: kostnice v Sedlci
This is a is a small Roman Catholic chapel, located beneath the Cemetery Church of All Saints. The ossuary is estimated to contain the skeletons of between 40,000 and 70,000 people.
In 1278, Henry, the abbot of Sedlec was sent on a diplomatic mission to the Holy Land. On returning, he brought soil from the Golgotha where he sprinkled it on the surrounding cemetery. Thus the site became very popular, not only in Bohimia but also throughout Europe.
St. Barbara’s Church, (Czech: Chrám svaté Barbory) is one of the most famous Gothic churches in central Europe and it is a UNESCO world heritage site. Its construction was started in 1388. Construction work was interrupted several times and the monumental cathedral was finally completed after more than 500 years of building, in 1905.