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All reviews human skulls main church short walk from the duomo floor to ceiling fascinating church worth a visit free entry in advance ossuary macabre death donation eerie skeleton tribute beheaded prayer
You visit this church for the Ossuary not for the church itself which is very plain inside and outside. The Ossuary is immediately to the right when you walk through the front doors and simply cannot be missed. The alcoves on it's walls are filled...More
In a chapel of San Bernardino, there is a small fascinating side chapel of bones an Ossuary. The bones make an attractive decoration but a bit creepy none the less. The entry to the church is free but the attendant invites you to make a...More
We found the San Bernardino alle Ossa simply by coming across it, then looking it up on Google Maps to see what was inside. So, we visited it. It contains an awe-inspiring ossuary, which is unadvertised, and perhaps not well known--certainly amongst tourists. There was...More
Well worth a visit the chapel is adorned with human skulls and bones around crosses. The silence was eerie but not scary, no one said a word we all just looked at the artwork, the whole building is full of history, very interesting.
Having read a little about this church, I was looking forward to this the most out of everything in our very busy holiday itinerary. It would be unlike anything I had witnessed before, and it didn't disappoint.
The moment wasn't lost on me of what...More
this church was not too hard to find, my children found it amazing as they couldn't believe that real skulls were placed in the walls. very fascinating for all of us as we also wanted to visit similar to catacombs, we enjoyed our visit here.