Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 1995
Size of heritage: 62 ha
- Buffer zone: 650 ha
Kutná Hora developed as a result of the exploitation of the silver mines. In the 14th century it became a royal city endowed with monuments that symbolized its prosperity. The Church of St Barbara, a jewel of the late Gothic period, and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec, which was restored in line with the Baroque taste of the early 18th century, were to influence the architecture of central Europe. These masterpieces today form part of a well-preserved medieval urban fabric with some particularly fine private dwellings.
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Hotels and places to stay
Medinek Old Town
U Vlasskeho Dvora
Na Havlicku Garni
Vila U Varhanáre
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Medium airport - 21 mi (35 km) Ruzyně International Airport
Large airport - 46 mi (74 km) Brno-Tuřany Airport
Medium airport - 84 mi (136 km) Dresden Airport
Large airport - 105 mi (169 km) Copernicus Wrocław Airport
Medium airport - 107 mi (172 km) Linz Airport
Medium airport - 128 mi (207 km) Cottbus-Drewitz Airport
Medium airport - 138 mi (222 km) Vienna International Airport
Large airport - 140 mi (226 km) M. R. Štefánik Airport
Large airport - 151 mi (244 km) Zielona Góra-Babimost Airport
Medium airport - 153 mi (247 km) Berlin-Schönefeld International Airport
Large airport - 184 mi (297 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Gryfow Slaski
- Hradec Kralove
- Jezow Sudecki
- Kamienna Gora
- Raabs an der Thaya
- Waidhofen an der Thaya
- Waldkirchen an der Thaya
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.