2. From Prague: Kutna Hora UNESCO Site Tour with Bone Chapel
Explore the town of Kutná Hora on this full-day trip from Prague. Take in the sights on the train ride and see top sights like the Sankturin House, the Stone House, and the Plague Column. Get admission to the ghoulish Sedlec Ossuary and the Gothic St. Barbara's Church. Meet your guide at the at the Czech Railway Main Office (České dráhy), located in the center of the Prague train station and hop aboard a comfortable train to Kutná Hora. Visit Kutná Hora's bone chapel, a true highlight of the day that draws visitors from all over the world, and discover how this gem of Bohemian history is home to much more than just piles of skulls and bones. Admire the historic buildings in Kutná Hora, which was the economic powerhouse of the Kingdom of Bohemia and played a crucial role in the Hussite Wars of the 15th century. Head to Saint Barbara's Church, then continue to Sankturin House, Bohemia's oldest Cistercian Monastery, the fabulous Italian Court, medieval Ruthardka Street, the Stone House, and the Plague Column. Along the way, learn about the Hussite Wars Kutná Hora's heyday, when it competed with Prague both economically and culturally and became the favorite residence of several Bohemian kings. Find out how it got so rich and learn about the silver mining for the Prague Groschen – once the hard currency of Central Europe.