Kutná Hora is an ancient Czech city, founded in XIII century. He stands on a hill surrounded by greenery of the forest. Once there were found mines, where for a long time the silver was mined. Today, the city is reminiscent of the middle ages and recognized as a Museum under the open sky. Kutná Hora has a history that is linked to silver mining. Major sources of ore brought main income for the whole of Europe. Later it began to mint pennies (coins Prague). In our days in the city you can see many unique monuments of architecture, walk through its streets and admire the Gothic style buildings.
One of the most famous attractions of Kutna Hora is the chapel that is comprised of human bones. Slightly depressing experience creates this structure, however, this unique building is composed of thousands of 40000 human bones. Naturally, all of the material disinfected and bleached. Once, in the middle ages, it was a battle, which killed tens of thousands of people. That’s when the idea to build the chapel. It’s all bones: chandeliers, images of monsters, bells, coat of arms of the famous family of Shvartsenberg. Continue reading
Languages: the Official language is Catalan. This language talks about 10 million people in Spain and parts of France. Spanish language in Catalonia is welcomed not the same as Catalan.
Currency: Euro is the only currency that is accepted in Barcelona.
Climate: the climate of Barcelona is Mediterranean, with warm, humid summers, and dry winters. The hottest months are July and August.
The cost of the tour: a Visit to the Gothic quarter is free.
The most favorable time to visit: Spain, and specifically Barcelona, of course, it is better to visit in the summer. The country and its residents love the heat and sun, so all the festivities happen in the summer.
How to get there: the Area is Central, near the main attractions of the city. On both sides of the block there is a subway station. You just need to use these routes: line 4. station Jaume 1, or line three, where there are two stations: Liceu and Drassanes. If you wish to get here by car, by bus numbers 14, 17, 19, 40, 45 and 59, you will be able to do it. Continue reading
Lviv has always been the heart and soul of Europe, a subject of special pride of Ukraine. In the city of Lviv was the site of important Church decrees. For the construction of temples nobles and kings spared no expense – their beauty and grandeur was a kind of iselenium patriotism. Almost all the temples of Lviv have survived preserved in a modified form. They reflect the complicated religious structure and religious community: 35,2% – Greek Catholics;
11,4% – the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church;
9,1% – Orthodox of the Kyiv Patriarchate;
6,5% – Roman Catholics.
In Lviv there is a Russian Orthodox Church, the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church and a Protestant Church, Metropolitan Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine, Jewish and Islamic organizations and others. Opened in Lviv the Ukrainian Catholic University has its own theological Seminary and the Kyiv Patriarchate. The city has more than hundreds of Christian churches. Continue reading