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Church in Kutná Hora

Sedlec Ossuary

When the Schwarzenbergs purchased Sedlec monastery in 1870 they allowed a local woodcarver to get creative with the bones piled in the crypt (the remains of around 40,000 people), resulting in the remarkable ‘bone c…
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…
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…
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…
Cafe in Kutná Hora

Kavárna Mokate

This cosy little cafe, with ancient earthenware floor tiles, timber beams, mismatched furniture and oriental rugs, dishes up a wide range of freshly ground coffees and exotic teas, as well as iced tea and coffee in …
Beer Hall 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

Kutná Hora’s best Italian flavours are found at this cosy local favourite that’s very popular for takeaway or dine-in pizza and pasta. And no, we don’t know why it’s called ‘The Contented Snail’.
Street in Kutná Hora


Barborská street runs along the front of the 17th-century former Jesuit College, and is decorated with a row of 13 baroque statues of saints, an arrangement inspired by the statues on Prague’s Charles Bridge. All ar…