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Address: Havlichkovo namesti 552/1, Kutna Hora 284 01, Czech Republic
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Free of charge, tiny but beautiful church

My girlfriend and I saw this church from far so we decided to quickly stop by; there is not entrance fee but they accept donations, since i suppose in need of money for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Gabriele1989
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Lugano, Switzerland
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Lugano, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I saw this church from far so we decided to quickly stop by; there is not entrance fee but they accept donations, since i suppose in need of money for renovation. We gladly gave something. The church is not big but it has a few paintings worth checking out, and the lady at the entry gave us... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Beautiful Gothic church on a hill. If you are looking for a pick-me-up after the church decorated in bones in Kutna Hora you might consider this slightly less creepy building to marvel at for less than 100Kc.

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

This church is undergoing renovation at the moment, so the whole of its tower end, including the tower, are covered in blue plastic and scaffolding. On the bright side, there is a display about the renovation inside the church and the huge,gleaming, golden "ball" that is normally situated at the top of the tower is now at floor level for... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

It's a Gothic church, unfortunately, currently being repaired. It is near St.Barbora church (distance 0,5 km).

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Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I found the church more interesting to look at from a observation point uphill. You can always see the top of the church while walking around the old town. Though it's free to get in, I don't think it's a must-see place!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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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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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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 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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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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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 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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