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St Barbara's Cathedral

Prague, Czech Republic
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Kutná Hora’s mining wealth gave rise to the beautiful St. Barbara’s Cathedral, named after the patron saint of miners. Construction of the cathedral began in 1388 but it was completed only during 1905. Its baroque design are attributed to the influence of the Jesuits who took over in the early 1600s. The stained glass windows were designed by František Urban and installed at the beginning of the 20th century. The main altar is a neo-gothic five-wing altarpiece with a relief depicting the Last Supper. It is truly a masterpiece of late Bohemian gothic. It’s both a national cultural monument and a UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage Site. It is on the opposite side of Kutna Hora. Therefore, it is best... Read More
Kutná Hora’s mining wealth gave rise to the beautiful St. Barbara’s Cathedral, named after the patron saint of miners. Construction of the cathedral began in 1388 but it was completed only during 1905. Its baroque design are attributed to the influence of the Jesuits who took over in the early 1600s. The stained glass windows were designed by František Urban and installed at the beginning of the 20th century. The main altar is a neo-gothic five-wing altarpiece with a relief depicting the Last Supper. It is truly a masterpiece of late Bohemian gothic. It’s both a national cultural monument and a UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage Site. It is on the opposite side of Kutna Hora. Therefore, it is best visited after going to the Sedlec Ossuary.
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