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Chram svate Barbory, Kutna hora, Czech Republic
Czech Republic

Saint Barbara's Church in Kutna Hora, CZ, is one of the most famous Gothic churches in central Europe. It is a UNESCO world heritage site. St. Barbara is the patron saint of miners, which was highly appropriate for a town whose wealth was based entirely upon its silver mines.

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