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Ossuary / The Cemetery

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Address: Kutna Hora - Sedlec | Zámecká 279, Kutna Hora 284 03, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420 326 551 049
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Sedlec ossuary, a small chapel located in the graveyard of the Church of...

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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STUNNING PLACE TO SEE

DO not miss this stunning place. It is out of the ordinary. It can be crowded with the tourist buses but it is worth the detour

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

DO not miss this stunning place. It is out of the ordinary. It can be crowded with the tourist buses but it is worth the detour

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I drove here by car from Prague expecting something similar to the catacombs in Paris. That was quite stupid of me. We paid 90 CZK entrance which is not that bad but still, we paid that amount for just one room filled with skulls and bones. I am not saying that what we saw wasn't impressive, but the visit was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A weird but good church was on my to do list and did not dissapoint very clever use of the bones you find yourself trying to work out came from where on tge body just remember no talking within the ossuary

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You'll never see anything like this ever again. The story of how the church came to be is interesting and adds to the oddity of the place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting and unique place. It's in the basement of a chapel, so don't expect a huge gothic space, but not a catacomb. We visited in the summer time and there were many group tours. It's creepy but not scary. We did not take a paid tour as it is super easy to get here on your own and much cheaper... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I found the bone church to be slightly disturbing, especially the pyramids of bones. But there's no doubt of the interesting and thought provoking Ossuary, it's a must! You have to visit this place on your trip to Kutna Hora, it's like nothing you've ever seen before! There's no doubt that these remains are being respected and even treasured, it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you go to Czechia, you must visit Kutna Hora at least to see this chapel. It is not a big one but the sculptures are really nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After Saint Barbara's Cathedral it is the 2nd most famous place in Kutna Hora from my point of view. It is a bit mystic dark place, I did not feel very comfortable seeing people doing selfies with the skulls. Definitely very interesting place with long history, another must see place in Kutna Hora.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool/impressive/creepy, but don't expect a decoration made out of bones. On a picture upstairs in the church you can see how it was decorated with the bones, there even was a chandelier of skulls. But most of it was taken down and now it's mostly the ossuary, with 4 big pyramids of bones.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting place to visit. Really creepy and weird. We visited the village on Sunday. Shops closed but we got a nice feeling of this place that has some old times reminiscense ( check out some of the old fashioned window shops!)

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