Sedlec Ossuary
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  • Kutná Hora: Sedlec Ossuary Skip-the-Line Ticket & Audioguide

    1. Kutná Hora: Sedlec Ossuary Skip-the-Line Ticket & Audioguide

    Skip the ticket line at two truly unique sites and listen to interesting commentary through your audio guide.  First stop is the Sedlec Ossuary, said to contain bones from 40,000 - 70,000 human skeletons. All are used in an artistic way to beautifully decorate the church's interior. One of the ossuary’s eye-catching features is an enormous chandelier, completely made out of bones.  Then, take a short walk to visit another noteworthy place - the Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady and Saint John the Baptist. Listed as a UNESCO heritage site since 1995, the cathedral is a unique combination of Baroque and Gothic architecture. Walk around the church and even explore the cathedral’s attic, whilst listening to the audio guide that will explain more about the church's history.

  • From Prague: Half-Day to Kutná Hora & Bone Church with Lunch

    2. From Prague: Half-Day to Kutná Hora & Bone Church with Lunch

    Once upon a time, Kutná Hora was one of the most important cities in the Czech Kingdom, with the richest silver mines in Europe. Today, this uniquely preserved medieval town is one of the most important monuments of the Czech Republic, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Stroll through its well-preserved streets with a local guide and hear the history of the city. The day begins with pickup from your accommodation or a central meeting point in Prague. Drive in a comfortable, air-conditioned car approximately 1 hour to the first stop in Sedlec. A suburb of Kutná Hora, Sedlec is home to the early Gothic cathedral Assumption of Our Lady and St. John the Baptist. Destroyed in the 15th century during the Hussite Wars, the cathedral was beautifully rebuilt in the Baroque-Gothic style by Jan Blažej Santini in the 18th century. See the famous Kutná Hora ostensorium, standing at almost...

    Vladimir, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable, kind and informative. He took us to a quaint restaurant with delicious food. It was a perfect day!

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

    3. 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

Vladimir, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable, kind and informative. He took us to a quaint restaurant with delicious food. It was a perfect day!

Very cool place who needs more support to stay alive and renovate the old unique church