Cathedral of St. Barbara, Kutna Hora

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Famous for its eye-catching spires and well-preserved medieval frescoes, Cathedral of St. Barbara counts among the finest Gothic structures in all of Europe, and is inscribed on the World Heritage List. Construction started in 1380 and continued for nearly three centuries, until the silver in the local mine began to run out in the 1550s. Finally completed in the 19th century, the building features ribbed vaulting and several side chapels, noted for their wall murals depicting everyday scenes from the life of a thriving medieval mining town. Take a good look at the frescoes, but don't forget to visit the cathedral's east terrace, offering panoramic views of the city. Make Cathedral of St. Barbara a part of your Kutna Hora vacation plans using our Kutna Hora holiday planner.
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  • Church of St. Barbara Church in Kutná Hora is a beautiful Gothic Cathedral a UNESCO World Heritage site, built of sandstone from nearby quarries. The temple was founded in the 14th century. century. to load the Kutná Hora genera such as miner's patrician, dedicated to the patron saint of the sv is therefore Colliers. Barbary. In its place stood before the chapel. The first stage of the construction of St. Vitus ' Cathedral, the works carried out the Builder Peter Parler, built the oldest part of the constructions with a wreath of circuit patterns Chapel French cathedrals. Unique is the painting decorations of the chapel of the Smíškovské. At the Temple in front of the Jesuit colleges of Baroque sculptural group is thirteen at the parapet wall. There is a beautiful view of the vineyards and the Valley of the river Vrchlice. Barborská Street leads further into the inner city. It is possible to taste the local wines, enjoy the architecture of the city. Temple St. Barbara is the work of the Summit and the late Gothic architecture 14. century. and is definitely worth a visit.
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  • Place large, clean, impressive church. Recommended to anyone who likes Church. We can stay and watch, was excellent.
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  • If you are in doubt whether it is worth doing a back to this city the answer is Yes, just for this church already is worth the ride.
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