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  • From Prague: Private Guided Kutna Hora Tour with Transport

    1. From Prague: Private Guided Kutna Hora Tour with Transport

    Your driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel. On the 1.5-hour drive to Kutna Hora, your guide will explain to you the rich history of the town, and its importance during medieval times. Upon arrival, you will first visit the famous Bone chapel. The chapel holds approximately 40,000 human bones from different time periods, mainly from the 13th to the 15th centuries. Legend has it that a lonely monk began the construction of the chapel in 15th century. Admire the strange bone structures and take photographs of this odd chapel. Then you will get back into your vehicle and drive to the Italian court in the city center. This building was initially designed as the King's residence, and later served as the mint where the quality silver coins were produced. From the court you walk along the wonderful narrow streets of the historical center. At the end of this walk, you will reach Saint...

    FANTASTIC! Front door pickup. Great driver and tour guide. Less than an hour to get there, then the Ossuary and St Barbara cathedral were unique and stunning. The town is quaint and walkable, and we had a lovely tea break in a cafe before heading back to Prague. Our guide, Eva, was so kind and knowledgeable, and knew great fun facts that aren't in the typical guidebooks.... she was awesome!

  • Kutná Hora Private Tour: Day Trip from Prague

    2. Kutná Hora Private Tour: Day Trip from Prague

    Spend a day exploring Kutná Hora, situated about 65 km from Prague, a medieval city that has origins from the first part of the 13th century. After Prague, it was the most important town in Bohemia, having become the most preferred residence of several Czech kings and also a mint for the "Prague Penny". Kutná Hora was declared a world heritage site, and since 1995 it has been protected by UNESCO.  After pick-up from your hotel, you'll travel to the city in a comfortable vehicle. Your expert tour guide will take you to the most important sites in this ancient town - first, you'll visit the Ossuary ("the Bone Church"), adorned with the skeletons of thousands of victims of the Black Death. Then will come a guided tour of the historical city centre, including St. Barbara's Cathedral and the Italian Court. Next comes lunch in a local tavern, followed by some free time in the city centre to w...

  • Bone Church and Kutna Hora Private Tour from Prague

    3. Bone Church and Kutna Hora Private Tour from Prague

    See Kutna Hora, a medieval silver-mining city located 1 hour's drive to the East of Prague. Journey to this fantastic city which, during the Middle Ages, brought fame to the lands of the Czech Crown and visit one of the richest and most powerful towns in the Czech lands. Whilst on our private tour of this remarkable area you can also see a local rarity - a bone church in Sedlec. According to estimates, bones of approximately 40,000 people were used to decorate the chapel. A haunting reminder of the transience of human life and the inevitability of death. Whilst here we will also see other masterpieces, including a massive chandelier and Schwarzenberg coat-of-arms.

  • From Prague: Kutna Hora and Winery Tour with Lunch

    4. From Prague: Kutna Hora and Winery Tour with Lunch

    Start with pickup at your hotel in Prague by your English-speaking private driver-guide. Travel approxiamtely 1 hour to the Bohemia wine region. Visit a winery specialized in biodynamic production, the only Czech winery awarded with DEMETER biodynamic certification. Be personally welcomed by the local sommelier who will provide a brief introduction of the winery and biodynamic wine production followed by a cellar tour and wine tasting. Discover the production process of the winery, where modern technologies combine with careful work with the hands and a true love of the craft. This produces high-quality wines, created without the use of any synthetic fertilizers, herbicides or pesticides. Stroll through the vineyards with a beautiful view of the city of Kutná Hora. Enjoy an authentic Czech two-course lunch in a restaurant located in the historical center of Kutná Hora. After lunch, enj...

  • Sedlec, Kutná Hora, and Žďár nad Sázavou from Prague

    5. Sedlec, Kutná Hora, and Žďár nad Sázavou from Prague

    Discover the historic towns of Central Bohemia on a full-day tour from Prague. Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer by minivan to the Sedlec Ossuary, one of 12 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Czech Republic. Marvel at the walls made of human bones beneath the oldest Cistercian cathedral in Bohemia. Then, continue to Kutná Hora to visit St. Barbara’s Cathedral and the Church of St. Jacob. Admire the façade of one of Central Europe's most famous Gothic cathedrals, and enjoy a lunch of typical Czech cuisine. Next, transfer to Zelená Hora to learn how the Church of St. Jan of Nepomuk became a site of pilgrimage. Go to Ždár nad Sázavou, popular with locals for both summer and winter sports, and learn about the extraordinary architect, Jan Blažej Santini-Aichel, whose major works represent the unique Baroque Gothic style Get to know the life of the Cistercian monks as you enter ...

  • Kutná Hora: 1.5-Hour Private Tour of Sedlec Ossuary at Night

    6. Kutná Hora: 1.5-Hour Private Tour of Sedlec Ossuary at Night

    Discover the mysteries of Kutná Hora and the Sedlec Ossuary alongside a professional local guide in monk costume. Begin your tour in the upper chapel of the Sedlec Ossuary. Learn about abandoned mines and wars — the tumultuous history that shaped Sedlec. Continue your tour downwards into the candlelit bowels of the Ossuary, decorated with the skeletons of between 40,000 and 70,000 people. Ascend once more into the light and visit the Church of the Assumption of Our Lady and Saint John the Baptist, built on the oldest Abby in the Czech lands, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Let organ music and the light of candles transport you to another time and place. End your tour with a visit to the Treasury Room where you can see the original 14th-century Monstrance of Sedlec.

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What people are saying about Sedlec Ossuary

FANTASTIC! Front door pickup. Great driver and tour guide. Less than an hour to get there, then the Ossuary and St Barbara cathedral were unique and stunning. The town is quaint and walkable, and we had a lovely tea break in a cafe before heading back to Prague. Our guide, Eva, was so kind and knowledgeable, and knew great fun facts that aren't in the typical guidebooks.... she was awesome!

Informative, relaxed tour to the Bone Church of Kutna Hora.

Nice and knowledgeable guide to Kutna Hora. Our wishes and questions were always taken into account and we were well looked after. We can recommend it.