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A macabre surprise

Cripta dei Cappuccini

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Why locals love it

This would have to be one of the weirdest places in the world. Although it’s relatively unknown amongst locals, it’s a favourite spot for those who enjoy all things macabre, sacred and scary. There are bones piled high amongst countless others, bones nailed to the walls in intricate patterns and some even hanging from the ceiling as light fixtures.

Why you should visit it

You'd never expect a place like this to be located on elegant Via Veneto! From the outside it appears to be a simple church, but don’t let the façade fool you – deep below the building there's a fascinating crypt bursting with sculpted skeletal remains.

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One of my favorite places. A church decorated with bones of Capuchin Brothers. Creepy and peaceful at the same time
March 29, 2021
This place is seriously SO COOL. If youre into the morbid and creepy, this is a MUST SEE.
March 8, 2019
Is this free? Sounds awesome!
July 18, 2018
A fantastic hidden gem. Thanks!
July 24, 2014

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