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Italian Court (Vlassky Dvur)

Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
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Ranked #11 of 17 Attractions in Kutna Hora
Type: Historic Sites
Description: This complex of Gothic buildings from the turn of the 13th and 14th centuries served as a temporary residence of the Kings of Bohemia.
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Launceston, Australia
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340 reviews 340 reviews
215 attraction reviews
531 helpful votes 531 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The Italian Court is an impressive building in the heart of Kutna Hora. From its central courtyard various tours are offered. We took the minting one. We got a brief history about the castle which had been developed as both an administration house and a centre for minting in the 1400s until the 1700s. The miners worked six days a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This was an added attraction on my visit to Kutná Hora. We had just missed the beginning of an English language guided tour and so paid for a non-guided tour. However the woman at the ticket office called us and said we could join in half way through and we were shown through several rooms not included on the tour... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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126 attraction reviews
249 helpful votes 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

i found a very nice, quiet and tranquil place. i didn't take any tour to see this place, it's easy to find and you can admire the place on your own. if you have info in your guide book even better.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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634 reviews 634 reviews
389 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

we did an English speaking tour,just the 3 of us and it was great,really informative and we even got to sit on the mayor's chair.highly recommend this place

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Oxford, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

At first I thought the attraction was a little too sterile but as the tour progressed I realized that this was an educational attraction as opposed to just a tourist attraction. After this visit, I now know a lot more about the monetary system in place during the Middle Ages, why a place in Kutna Hoa is named the Italian... More

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Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
35 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

We visited this as part of a day tour. We had a tour guide from the building whose accent was really hard to understand so it was difficult to really get the most out of this However it is a significant building so if visiting the city you should probably go.

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NYC
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This was included in my tour to Kutna Hora and it was great little side trip. The history is fascinating. It is amazing to be able to walk among something so old.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

building was reconstructed at the turn of the 15th century, allegedly upon the request of King Wenceslas II, and the chapel and the royal palace were added. Beautiful chapel redecorated in the Art Nouveau style

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Kuwait
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138 reviews 138 reviews
87 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The buildings are beautful to look at and the courtyard was a nice quiet place to sit. The nicest room was the gallery which was painted too .Make a day of it and visit the ossuary and st barbaras castle

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north carolina
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216 reviews 216 reviews
103 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

I did this tour as a part of the Personal Prague Guide tour and our driver was able to arrange a special tour guide for us who did an outstanding job. He spoke very quickly but his English was very good. I wish I could remember his name but I do not. He concluded by playing harmonica in the chapel... More

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