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Mar 30, 2010 - Kunta Hora - the church of BONES!!!!!
On Tuesday I visited Kuttenberg (Kutna Hora). It was an hour bus trip from Prague. Kutna Hora was a huge silver mining town. The It was the largest mining town in Europe, and had an enormous cathedral to prove it. They actually minted most of Europe's coins from those mines back in the 13th century. One highlight was the... (creepy music)...THE BONE CHURCH!... With the overcrowding of the church cemetery in the 17th century, they decided to exhume the older bodies and make way for the new ones. The bones of 40,000 people are now decorating...Jump to full entry