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From Prague: Kutna Hora Walking Tour & St. Barbara Cathedral

1. From Prague: Kutna Hora Walking Tour & St. Barbara Cathedral

Head east from Prague to the Unesco World Cultural and Natural Heritage site of Kutna Hora. Built in the Middle Ages in the midst of an extensive silver ore field, it quickly became Bohemia’s second-most significant town. Its ample mineral assets became the backbone of the Czech economy, enriching the kingdom massively. Next, you’ll tour the town’s Cathedral of St. Barbara, considered one the best examples of late Gothic architecture in Bohemia. St. Barbara was patroness of the miners, and miners would come to the cathedral to receive her blessings. Learn a little bit more about the Czech Republic’s rich history on this walking tour from Prague.

Bone Church and Kutna Hora Private Tour from Prague

2. Bone Church and Kutna Hora Private Tour from Prague

See Kutna Hora, a medieval silver-mining city located 1 hour's drive to the East of Prague. Journey to this fantastic city which, during the Middle Ages, brought fame to the lands of the Czech Crown and visit one of the richest and most powerful towns in the Czech lands. Whilst on our private tour of this remarkable area you can also see a local rarity - a bone church in Sedlec. According to estimates, bones of approximately 40,000 people were used to decorate the chapel. A haunting reminder of the transience of human life and the inevitability of death. Whilst here we will also see other masterpieces, including a massive chandelier and Schwarzenberg coat-of-arms. If you prefer not to visit the Bone Church, the tour can focus on other parts of Kutna Hora like the Italian Court, St.Barbara Cathedral, medieval old town, and more.

From Prague: Kutna Hora and Bone Chapel Tour

3. From Prague: Kutna Hora and Bone Chapel Tour

Take a day trip from Prague to the gruesome bone chapel of Kutná Hora and explore the historic buildings of the medieval town center. During the 6-hour excursion, you will visit all the main sights, including the ghoulish Sedlec Ossuary, and the Gothic masterpiece of St. Barbara's Church. Thanks to the prosperous silver mines, Kutná Hora became the second most important town of the Bohemian Kingdom in the Middle Ages after Prague. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995, the town is full of remarkable late Gothic and Baroque architecture. Visit the miraculous Church of St. Barbara, the Italian Court (Royal Mint), and the unique Ossuary in Sedlec, where you will also see Bohemia’s oldest Cistercian Monastery. Learn about the Hussite Wars, and explore the boom days when Kutná Hora competed with Prague economically and culturally to become the favorite residence of Bohemian kings.

Kutná Hora Private Tour: Day Trip from Prague

4. Kutná Hora Private Tour: Day Trip from Prague

Spend a day exploring Kutná Hora, situated about 65 km from Prague, a medieval city that has origins from the first part of the 13th century. After Prague, it was the most important town in Bohemia, having become the most preferred residence of several Czech kings and also a mint for the "Prague Penny". Kutná Hora was declared a world heritage site, and since 1995 it has been protected by UNESCO.  After pick-up from your hotel, you'll travel to the city in a comfortable vehicle. Your expert tour guide will take you to the most important sites in this ancient town - first, you'll visit the Ossuary ("the Bone Church"), adorned with the skeletons of thousands of victims of the Black Death. Then will come a guided tour of the historical city centre, including St. Barbara's Cathedral and the Italian Court. Next comes lunch in a local tavern, followed by some free time in the city centre to wander around, soak in the atmosphere, and do a bit of shopping.  

From Prague: Private Guided Kutna Hora Tour with Transport

5. From Prague: Private Guided Kutna Hora Tour with Transport

Your driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel. On the 1.5-hour drive to Kutna Hora, your guide will explain to you the rich history of the town, and its importance during medieval times. Upon arrival, you will first visit the famous Bone chapel. The chapel holds approximately 40,000 human bones from different time periods, mainly from the 13th to the 15th centuries. Legend has it that a lonely monk began the construction of the chapel in 15th century. Admire the strange bone structures and take photographs of this odd chapel. Then you will get back into your vehicle and drive to the Italian court in the city center. This building was initially designed as the King's residence, and later served as the mint where the quality silver coins were produced. From the court you walk along the wonderful narrow streets of the historical center. At the end of this walk, you will reach Saint Barbara's Church. The church is unique in its style of decoration and structure, and has an interesting history. The church is named after Saint Barbara, the miners' patron saint. Admire the amazing decorative architecture, and the famous frescoes from 14th to 16th centuries, with scenes of silver miners and coin strikers. After the visit, you will return to your vehicle and drive back to Prague, where you will be dropped off in at your hotel or in the city center.

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What people are saying about Kutná Hora

Great 7 hr day trip on Oct 5 with private guide and car for our group of 3 . Our guide Michela was a professional guide. On time picking us up in lobby of our hotel. Clean comfortable car and safe driver. Knew the sites and provided engaging, interesting feedback. Took us to a great local lunch spot. Walked us through the old town (a bonus we weren't expecting) and was very familiar with everything. When we returned (on time) to Prague, she recommended beers at a monastery by the Prague Castle and a one way walk back to our hotel over the Charles Bridge (our request). We arrived safely back to our hotel. Great day trip (Bone Church is smaller than you think so not much more than a 15 min tour) and easy to see all 3 churches and the old town and have lunch in a 6-7hr day (about 1 hr drive each way from Prague). $107US/person, plus tip. Good ahead and choose the private tour/car. Ask for Michala. Her English was perfect and she's very friendly.

We had a marvellous day out with our guide. The church of bones was one off my bucket list but the cathedral and local town were an added bonus - beautiful and great to explore. The guide was lovely, very knowledgeable and let us explore when needed and answered all our questions. Highly recommended.

Mr. Prem is a real expert who may turn every little thing in Kutna Hora into every precious thing. He knows all the history behind the city and buildings. Terrific having a tour with such a great guide.

Prem was an excellent and extremely knowledgeable guide. An absolute delight to spend a morning and afternoon with.

Great tour and a nice opportunity to “get out of town”