Kutná Hora


5,5 hours
Kutná Hora

Visit a beautiful small town nearby Prague written on the UNESCO´s World Heritage list. The inner decoration of the local chapel is made of human bones.

About 60 km eastward from Prague you find a medieval town which was in the 14th and 15th century the second most important town in Bohemia after Prague. Kutná Hora was famous for its silver mines and as an occasional residential town of Czech kings. When Wenceslas IV, son of the Emperor Charles IV, lived there, the town started to develop and expand because many European architects worked at the royal court. Rich silver mines made it possible to build beautiful town houses, a new cathedral, or to enlarge the royal palace. In Kutná Hora was established the first central coin mint and the valuable Czech coins (Czech groš) have been made there until the 16th century.

Since 1994 Kutná Hora belongs to the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage. During our tour you will visit the St. Barbara´s Cathedral with interesting wall paintings showing the daily life of miners and workers in the royal mint, the Italian Court - former Royal palace, the Royal Mint from the end of the 13th century, the Ossuary, small chapel with an altar and wall decoration made of human bones. In the nice center of this small town you will find medieval houses, Gothic fountain, old stone pavement.

1-3 persons:
190
 
4-8 persons:
240
 

the price does not include entrance fees