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Top Choice Church in Kutná Hora

Sedlec Ossuary

When the Schwarzenbergs purchased Sedlec monastery (2.5km northeast of the town centre) in 1870 they allowed local woodcarver František Rint to get creative with the bones piled in the crypt (the remains of around 4…
Top Choice Church in Kutná Hora

Cathedral of St Barbara

Kutná Hora’s greatest monument is the Gothic Cathedral of St Barbara. Rivalling Prague’s St Vitus in size and magnificence, its soaring nave culminates in elegant, six-petalled ribbed vaulting, and the ambulatory ch…
Museum in Kutná Hora

Czech Silver Museum

Originally part of the town’s fortifications, the Hrádek (Little Castle) was rebuilt in the 15th century as the residence of Jan Smíšek, administrator of the royal mines, who grew rich from silver mined illegally ri…
Historic Building in Kutná Hora

Italian Court

Just east of St James Church (kostel sv Jakuba; 1330) lies the Italian Court, the former Royal Mint – it gets its name from the master craftsmen from Florence brought in by Wenceslas II to kick-start the business, a…
Street in Kutná Hora


Barborská street runs along the front of the 17th-century former Jesuit College, with glorious views over the valley below, and is decorated with a row of 13 baroque statues of saints, an arrangement inspired by the…
Cafe in Kutná Hora

Kavárna na Kozím plácku

This cute cafe with big timber beams and mismatched 1950s furniture serves vacuum pot Doubleshot coffee (though no espresso), and real hot chocolate with chilli, ginger and other flavourings. There are board games a…
Pub Food in Kutná Hora

Pivnice Dačický

Get some froth on your moustache at this old-fashioned, wood-panelled Bohemian beer hall, where you can dine on dumplings and choose from five draught beers including Pilsner Urquell, Primátor yeast beer and local K…
Gallery in Kutná Hora

Gallery of Central Bohemia

The town’s 17th-century former Jesuit College has been restored and now houses this regional gallery devoted to 20th- and 21st-century art. There’s also a gallery shop that showcases the work of young Czech artists …
Italian in Kutná Hora

U Sňeka Pohodáře

This cosy local favourite is very popular for takeaway or dine-in pizza and pasta, washed down with draught Bernard beer. And no, we don’t know why it’s called ‘The Contented Snail’.
Italian in Kutná Hora

Piazza Navona

Feed up on authentic thin, crispy pizza at this homey Italian cafe-bar, plastered with Ferrari flags and Inter Milan pennants. Tables spill onto the main square in summer.