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Sedlec Ossuary - Kutna Hora - The Bone Church
Czech Republic
Once in the Universe

Nowhere else will you find this. Humans are capable of making anything once. This is where you can find a church containing the bones of forty thousand people, gracefully sculpted into pyramids, a chandelier, and a coat of arms. If you think you've seen everything in your life, come here.

Copyright: Jeffrey Martin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 4200x2100
Subida: 04/09/2008
Actualizado: 02/06/2014
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