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The Cathedral of Assumption

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Address: Sedlec u Kutne Hory, Kutna Hora 284 04, Czech Republic
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The first cathedral-style structure in Bohemia is a magnificent example of...

The first cathedral-style structure in Bohemia is a magnificent example of 13th-century Czech Gothic architecture.

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Strange but Interesting

While visiting Prague, we drove to Kutna Hora to visit the famous Bone Church. We have visited a few other bone churches, but this one had an odd twist with many features... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Stuttgart, Germany

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Columbia, Missouri
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The second cathedral in Kutna Hora plays second fiddle to the St. Barbara's, but is well worth a visit. More restrained in its decorations, there is a simple elegance to the cathedral, which is much lighter and has a more open feel. One highlight is certainly the unsupported spiral staircase.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While visiting Prague, we drove to Kutna Hora to visit the famous Bone Church. We have visited a few other bone churches, but this one had an odd twist with many features designed with human bones. Walking around the church there were active human excavations underway. It was worth the visit for us, but a little pricey.

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 9, 2017

What a place, can get really busy with bus tours, we decided to go ourselves so we had more time in each place. Return train ticket from Prague was 357 Kc for 2, purchased the 3 attraction ticket for the Ossuary, Cathedral of Our Lady & Church of St. Barbara, 185 Kc each. First stop is the Ossuary, which is... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Dropped by this church on our way to the Sedlec Ossuary which is just a few meters from here. My advice is to buy combine ticket for Ossuary&Cathedral, it is cheaper. The cathedral is huge and very impressive , more from outside than inside, but stil inside you can see some interesting paintings and nice altar.

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Reviewed February 22, 2017

Dropped by this church on our way to the Sedlec Ossuary/Bone Church which is just a few meters from here. The Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady & St. John the Baptist is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the other attractions in Kutna Hora. The seamless combination of gothic and baroque architecture is most prominent... More 

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Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 5, 2017

Impressive cathedral as you approach from the outside and even nicer inside . Being restored , lots of paintings at eye level and nice altar with skeletons of saints gifted by a Pope in years gone by in two large glass caskets

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Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

Jan Blažej Santini Aichl - a baroque architect who did several masterpieces of a baroque gothic style - a unique one.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Another UNESCO sight which I would recommend people to see when visiting the Czech Republic. The cathedral is in Kutna Hora 100km east of Prague. We were staying at the centre of Kutna Hora so it was a good 20-25 minutes walk. It has a very interesting history. We went up to the attic and you end up in the... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

The Assumption Cathedral is on the main road, just at the corner where turning left for the famous Ossuary. First, you'll notice its grandeur, which doesn't seem to belong to a small town like Kutna Hora, specially to Sedlec as a part of it where it is. The facade is huge, pure Gothic but pretty simple, not that decorative like... More 

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Reviewed September 17, 2016

We came from Prague to see the ossuary, but learned we could buy a ticket that allowed us to visit two additional sites, this one and the Church of St Barbara. Cost was 185 Kc, or about $7.65 American. We are glad we got to see all three sites. This was a huge Gothic-Baroque style cathedral that was impressive both... More 

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