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Ossuary / Kostnice (Bone Church)

Address: Sedlec, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420 326 551 049
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Ranked #2 of 15 Attractions in Kutna Hora
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Sedlec ossuary, a small chapel located in the graveyard of the Church of All Saints, is decorated with the bones of more than 40,000 people.
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

This visit was part of a day trip to Kutna Hora with the Sandeman's tour. I did not enjoy this ossuary and thought it was of poor taste. I had already seen something similar in Rome and was never really crazy about it. Some people really enjoyed it so it really depends on the individual as with anything else.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

It was the hubbys idea to visit this bone church. I was really not so thrilled with this trip coz im not in to bones or scary movies of any kind. but when we arrived in the church I knew i was so wrong, Its was just so creative and beautiful. nothing to be scared of really. Im glad i... More

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Strangest and coolest attraction in Prague. Do not miss this! The chapel is not as big as it looks online however it is as creepy and strange.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Seeing photos while researching this tour literally sent a chill down my spine. For something so macabre, it looked extremely beautiful and peacefull. I knew right away that I had to visit it. It is roughly an hours drive, which with a good tour guide will feel fairly quick, as there is a fair bit of history to the town.... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We did this tour as recommended by so many good reviews here on trip advisor. I find it hard to express what to say, as it is a very strange way to display human remains, however I am pleased that I did visit, as I am sure I will never see anything like it again. Be aware that it is... More

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

After driving a good distance from Prague to see the bone church, we were pretty underwhelmed. Getting that many dead folks in one room is a pretty impressive feat, but that is diminished by what feels like a true lack of sanctity with the gift shop entrance. The bone "sculpture" of the skull with the bird looking to peck out... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Wow! We had read about the Bone Church and decided to make time to travel from Prague to visit. This became a highlight of our trip!! We took a train from Prague to Kunta Hora, and then walked to the church. The train ride is about 1 hour from Prague. Kunta Hora is a small Czech town and the day... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Makes you think about your own mortality. Four towers made from human bones, a Chandelier made using every human bone. You could spend 15 minutes there or 2 hours, depending on your taste for this kind of things. I spent a little over an hour.

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South Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This Bone Church it Kutna Hora is some place you will never forget and chances all you will never see one like it again. I have had the luxury to travel twice to the Czech Republic and both times my group has elected to visit Kutna Hora. There is really no words to describe it with out making it sound... More

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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Never have seen something like this! Unique and a little bit horrifying. Don't miss this! Recommend, also everything in Cutna Hora

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