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Chiesa di Santo Stefano - Mummie di Ferentillo

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A baroque inspired church

A baroque inspired church that was built over the pre-existing church that was used as a relic and... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Ollindo
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Florence, Italy
creepy mummies naturally preserved with a local story

My overall feeling after visiting the ferentillo mummies was "creepy". A bit of a challenge to... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2015
teammerrill
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Naples, Italy
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15 Aug 2017
“A baroque inspired church”
28 Nov 2015
“Not Worth The Effort!”
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

A baroque inspired church that was built over the pre-existing church that was used as a relic and is now home to the famous mummy museum. Very well maintained while the columns and part of the walls are painted to appear granite and marble show...More

Thank Ollindo
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We went in search of the mummies of Ferentillo – what an adventure that was! It rained most of the day….making for some interesting driving over the mountains. We got lost for a while and were about to give up finding Ferentillo when we stumbled...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 27 August 2015

we were very lucky to spend holidays in Ferentillo, during their annual special town festival. Due to this festival, there was a possibility, to have a nocturne visit, of the mummies museum. this added to the mystery of this place. it is a nice, little...More

Thank Salima K
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

This was a very interesting and vivid look into the history of these people. The way the corpses have been preserved is extraordinary. I didn't find this creepy, our teenagers loved it and our nine year old was only a little freaked out ;-).

Thank Koen B
Reviewed 23 March 2015

My overall feeling after visiting the ferentillo mummies was "creepy". A bit of a challenge to find the right place to buy your ticket and then another place to enter the church, but once inside the creepiness takes over. All mummies were naturally preserved and...More

Thank teammerrill
Reviewed 25 August 2014

probably the scariest place i've ever been to. The museum is beaten up basement under a church and the mummies are kept in glass boxes without lid. The thing is that its not mummies as you might expect - they are just dried up people,...More

1  Thank petermoldeamelung
Reviewed 8 October 2013 via mobile

Visited the mummies in Ferentillo after a recommendation from a friend. Very interesting exhibit and a fascinating piece of local history. We'll worth the price of entry.

Thank Maurice T
Reviewed 20 October 2012

I can't visit this site because i can't entry inside the cemetery. I waited 15 minutes to open the door, than i called info number and one man said: ' what's the matter? Only few little minutes late!' Poor Italy!

Thank Antonella R
Reviewed 28 October 2011

This not very well known attraction was listed in a local guidebook so we decided to make the few hour long excursion from where we were staying in Montefalco, Umbria. The church was a bit hard to find and we were among only 6 visitors...More

1  Thank Halekulani
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