Conditions of making photographic and audiovisual recordings
It is allowed to make photographic or audiovisual record during opening hours of Sedlec Ossuary and Sedlec Cathedral (included in an entrance fee) for personal remembrance of the visit by using a common camera device – shooting by hand only without tripod or other professional equipment (extra lights etc.). Do not use a camera flash light, regarding to paintings and frescos.
Making photographic and audiovisual recordings for commercial use (advertising, fashion, art, TV clips, YouTube videos etc.) is not allowed in any of sights administrated by Roman-Catholic Parish of Kutná Hora - Sedlec.
In case you need to make photographic or audiovisual record for other reason (educational, documentary, historical, etc.), send an application with specification of intention of using recorded material at least 4 weeks beforehand by an e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Approving of application is in Bishopric of Hradec Králové competency, Roman-Catholic Parish of Kutná Hora – Sedlec only suggest or not suggest the approval of the application.
The application must contain the name and address of producer and photographer/cameraman, intention of recordings, range of recording and the script of final work. The script must consider the character of cultural and sacred sights and the dignity, importance and piety of the Ossuary. If the application is confirmed, making the photographic or audiovisual record using a tripod and camera equipment is based on the lease contract (violation of the contract is sanctioned). Other details and conditions about possibility about for example of access to the monument beyond the opening hours depends on intention of recording and confirmation of the application.
From 1st January 2020 the photography/filming is not allowed in the monument!
A text about photography ban HERE