There is plenty to enjoy about Gothic architecture – the scale, the beauty, the decor. If you know what to look for, you may find a Green Man or perhaps some alchemical symbols. Rarely would you expect to find a pair of bare butt cheeks.
Brno is a lovely collection of stories. Apart from the bells that ring an hour early, there is also a bent pinnacle on the Gothic facade of the Old Town Hall.
An ossuary is a building where human remains are stored. To be precise, it’s considered to be a final resting place for human remains. In places where space is scarce, graves are exhumed after a few years and the remains are moved to an ossuary leaving room for a new … Continue reading
The Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul watches over the city of Brno in Czechia. Its towers are a fine example of Gothic Revival designs . The bells within the towers remind us of an unusual, almost slap-stick legend that changed the course of the Thirty Years’ War.