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SEDLEC OSSUARY facts

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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT SEDLEC OSSUARY

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OFFICIAL NAME: Kostnice Sedlec
LOCATION: Sedlec, a suburb of Kutná Hora, Czech Republic
ARCHITECTURE: Gothic, with Baroque elements
FAITH AND DENOMINATION: Roman Catholic – Christian Church
CONSTRUCTION:
1400: Construction of the Gothic Church
1703-1710: The New Entrance in Baroque Style
1870: František Rint was employed to carve the bones in order
CURIOSITY: The ossuary contain the skeletons of aprox. 40,000 – 70,000 people
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