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Kutna Hora and Open-Air Museum Kourim

Excursion in Kutna Hora

Duration : 8 hours
Daily except Monday
Languages: English, French, Russian

  About 60 km east of Prague you can find a medieval town, in the 14th and 15th century the second most important town in Bohemia after Prague. Excursion with private guide in Prague. This city was famous for its silver mines and presence of Czech kings. When Wenceslas IV, son of the Emperor Charles IV, lived there, the town started to develop and expand as many European architects worked at the royal court. Rich silver mines made possible to build beautiful city houses, a new cathedral, to enlarge the royal palace. Tour in Prague. In Kutna Hora the first central coin mint was established and the valuable Czech money (Czech gros) had been made there until the Habsbourg time.
  Since 1994 Kutna Hora belongs to the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage. During the tour you will visit the St. Barbara Cathedral with interesting wall paintings showing the daily life of miners and workers in the Royal mint (it is an unique opportunity to see motifs and scenes like that in a church), the Italian Court, former Royal palace and the Royal Mint from the end of the 13th century, the Ossuary, small chapel with an altar an wall decoration made of human bones, and the nice centre of this small town where you will find medieval houses, gothic fountain, old stone pavements, charming old sleepy atmosphere.
  In the second half of day you will visit the Museum of folk architecture in Kourim, small town located about 20 km from Kutna Hora. It is presented like spezialized ethnographical open-air museum which should document archaic constructional techniques, building materials and present also some of the evolutionary periods of Bohemian folk building.

The tour in Kutna Hora can been in English, French, Russian.

Additional information

Tour information:
Duration: 8 hours
Daily except Monday
Languages: English, French, Russian
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:NO
Drop-off :NO
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):NO
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :NO
Attractions:Kutna Hora, Prague, Bohemia