Day trip to Kutńa Hora

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Lisette Aguila

Our first trip outside of Prague was to kutna hora. Only about an hour drive from Prague we first visited the Sedluc Ossunary, nicknamed the "bone church". We learned about the bones all throughout the former chapel, many from deaths due to the Plague. With a long history as far back as the 13th century, the focal piece upon entry to the base of the chapel is the bone chandelier composed of almost every bone in a human body.
After a quick drive from the ossuary, we arrived to St. Barbara cathedral, a UNESCO heritage site. The Gothic style catholic church whose interior is decorated with frescos that depict the medieval mining town of Kutna Hora, was restored in the early 18th century.
Before coin stamping at the former Mint of the Bohemian region, we enjoyed a traditional Czech meal at a nearby eatery. Our artistic spray painting workshop at GASK was the conclusion to our trip to Kutna Hora before the drive back to Prague.