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Church of Saint James

Havlickovo namesti, 284 01, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
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Ranked #12 of 15 Attractions in Kutna Hora
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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English first
Vilnius, Lithuania
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105 reviews 105 reviews
91 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Supposedly, the English name is St. James and the Czech name is St, Jacob (wonder why). We sure confused a few locals (who rambled away very well in Czech but could help us with very lil English) and got highly confused in the process too. We reached this church by 16:00 and it was closed!!! So cannot comment on the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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262 reviews 262 reviews
122 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The wall sections below the window in the polygonal choir were covered with mural paintings in the late 15th century, featuring several angels. No charge to get in, you can make a voluntary contribution.

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Caslav, Czech Republic
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

The church is open from start June to end September. Historically is St. James most interesting then St. Barbara’s cathedral. In church doesn´t English guide, but you can lend text about this church. PS: I want to apologize to you for my grammar, I still learn English.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

The listing for Kutna Hora lists this church twice, once with its English name (St James) in Czech sv Jacob. I have written a full review there but in September 2011 this church was open to visitors for a small charge.

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342 reviews 342 reviews
150 attraction reviews
546 helpful votes 546 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2010

This church which is one of the landmarks of Kutna Hora is unfortunately closed to visitors and therefore, you can only enjoy it from outside. Dating back to 14th century, the church is a combination of late Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque styles as a result of additions throughout the centuries. The day we were there, sun had just appeared after... More

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