Czech Republic Historic Sites and Landmarks

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Great Synagogue
Plzeň, Czech Republic

The Velká Synagoga of Plzen is one of the largest synagogues in the world. The attractive Moorish-style structure was built in 1892 and has been recently restored.

Plzen Cathedral
Plzeň, Czech Republic

Built in 1292, the Cathedral of St. Bartholomew has the tallest spire in the Czech Republic at 100m (333 ft). Inside, a beautiful marble Madonna of 1390 graces the main altar.

Sedlec Ossuary
Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

The pretty little Gothic chapel of the Holy Trinity in Sedlec, a suburb of Kutna Hora, is built over an ossuary that is decorated with more than 40,000 artfully arranged human skeletons.

Jan Hus Memorial
Prague, Czech Republic

Completed in 1915 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Jan Hus' martyrdom, this bronze monument has also functioned as a symbol of Czech opposition to foreign rule.

Bethlehem Chapel
Prague, Czech Republic

Founded in 1391, the Bethlehem Chapel in Prague is best known as the place where Czech reformer and martyr Jan Hus preached from 1402 until his excommunication in 1412.