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Museum and Crypt of Capuchins

21 Reviews
Liked by 1
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 00187, Via Vittorio Veneto, 27, 00187 Roma RM, Italy
Phone: +39-6-88803695

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A very interesting display of bones in an artistic format. Walk through different cells that use different parts of the body to create the artwork.

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  • parbbei

    Capuchin crypt, a creepy but wonderful place

    It is great, there’s a museum with some artwork and also clothes of capuchin monks, which leads to the capuchin crypt where you can find some sort of tomb decorated with human bones. You can also see ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1597542731000+0800)/
  • Lance H
    Lance H


    After being disappointed by the catacombs lack of skeletons, this place more than made up for it. You will be amazed at the artful reverence these men had for their fallen brothers as shown in how th...

    Reviewed on /Date(1585457997000+0800)/
  • dapper777

    Shoching and fascinating at the same time

    Underneath the 17th Century church of Santa Maria Immacolata Concezione is an unusual catacomb featuring the skeletons of around 4,000 friars. Their bones are arranged throughout six chapels/crypts in...

    Reviewed on /Date(1584071046000+0800)/
  • Jim D
    Jim D
    Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

    A Bone Chandelier?

    How could you not visit a place that has a chandelier made of human bones? After the initial shock of the macabre scene, visitors will appreciate the effort it took to send the message: Death is not...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583824081000+0800)/
  • Iya91


    My husband wanted to get this tour and when I saw the pictures online it seemed creepy to me. Amazingly, when I had entered the chapel I had no creepy feeling at all, but felt rather very peaceful. It...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583556314000+0800)/

Additional Information


The Capuchin Crypt is a small area comprised of multiple small chapels situated beneath the church of Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini on the Via Veneto near Piazza Barberini in Rome, Italy. It keeps the skeletal remains of 4,000 bodies thought to be Capuchin friars buried by their order. The Catholic order insists that the display is not supposed to be macabre, but a quiet reminder of the quick passage of life on Earth.
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