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The church made of 40,000 human bones.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Edrof, 2 Jun 2010.

  1. Edrof


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  2. RopAyy

    Wise Guy

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    That is pretty magnificent, i wouldn't mind taking a trip to see that myself!
    Id much rather be a coat of arms then stuck 6ft under :D
  3. twist3d0n3


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    Location: Bath, England

    looks like my basement
  4. Aedus


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    Location: Luton, England

    Looks like my closet
  5. V4NT0M


    Joined: 18 Jan 2007

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    Location: Land of the Scots

    It's not "made of" 40,000 bones, it's decorated with an indeterminate amount of bones from 40,000 corpses.
  6. apatia77


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    But looks very interesting anyway. Not something you can see or be in everyday.
  7. RopAyy

    Wise Guy

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    unless you live in the church.....:rolleyes:
  8. Tikkabhuna


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    Why didn't they put them into dance poses? They could of had a whole bone rave with all them. :D
  9. Dr House


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    I have been there many times, Its worth seeing.
  10. Davies_M

    Wise Guy

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    I've been there. Pretty get gets very boring after a while 'Ooh more bones, oh ooh look more, oh look that one's smiling!'

    Kidding, the architecture is marvelous. I'll see if I can find a pic. This was a few years back so not sure if I have it on this computer.


    I also advise everyone to go to Prague, beautiful city. The air is foul though, but the sights sure do make up for it.
  11. SkeeterUK


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    Skeletors castle in it?
  12. scorza


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    It's not a Church either, but an Ossuary :)
  13. Stewy


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    Wow that's erm... interesting. Pretty freaky though tbh.
  14. Smit


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    It's pretty cool but it's only really worth going once IMO
  15. Crizzy

    Wise Guy

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    Saw this on Ewan Mcgregor and Charlie Boorman's Long Way Round, looks fascinating.
  16. slambo69


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    Ye its cool. The place where it is, Kutna Hora, is a really nice place. I think the centre is a UNESCO heritage site, lots of medieval buildings. Also there is a really lage cathederal there, called Barbarossa I think, its incredibly large for the size of town.
  17. KaHn


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    What happens with the guy whos bones become the crapper?

  18. cm1179


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    i didn't think the air was foul but would've liked to have visited this church but had never heard of it
  19. Col_M


    Joined: 17 Jan 2005

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    Location: London

    Not been there yet, will have to make a trip to Kutna Hora :) I also can't see it as a being a place to take a chick on a date though.

    What's the deal with the bad air though? I've lived here for 3 years, I'm from Devon where the air is pretty good and not noticed it was any worse.
  20. slambo69


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    Ha dont be so sure, I took a Russian bird there and she was obsessed, took like a hundred pictures. Its a nice place though, not that much to do but worth a day to wonder round, some nice little hops and cafes.

    I cant imagine the air in Prague being that bad, theres not really any massive streets and traffic jams are limited and the trams are fairly clean pollution wise. Can be dusty I suppose.