Explore Kutná Hora and the Sedlec Ossuary, and gain insight into the Czech Republic’s rich medieval history on this 7-hour tour from Prague. Follow a guide through the ancient town of Kutná Hora and learn of the heavy silver-mining which brought prosperity in the Bohemian era. Visit the Sedlec Ossuary and the Bone Chapel, where human skulls and bones adorn the walls, and admire the splendid St. Barbara's Church — considered among the finest Gothic churches in eastern Europe. Entrance fees and round-trip transportation from Prague by train are included.
Meet your guide in the morning in central Prague, then hop aboard your train for the 1-hour journey through the Bohemian countryside to the UNESCO World Heritage–listed town of Kutná Hora. On arrival, visit the Sedlec Ossuary — a bizarre yet beautiful burial place lined with over 40,000 human bones. Explore the well-preserved graveyard and visit the Bone Chapel, set below the 15th-century Church of All Saints cemetery. Here, admire features including the chandelier of human bones, pyramids of skulls, and delicately crafted shields of arms.Head onward through the town’s historic mines and hear of Kutná Hora’s role as a silver mining center during the Bohemian era. Learn of the violent wars that ended the town’s prosperity and admire top attractions including St. Barbara’s Church — widely considered among central Europe’s most impressive Gothic churches.Hear colorful tales of the ancient kings, monks, queens, saints, sinners, and soldiers that shaped medieval Kutná Hora. When your time in the town comes to an end, return to your original departure point in Prague to conclude your tour.