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Chiesa dei Morti

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Address: Via F. Ugolini, 61049 Urbania, Italy
Phone Number: +39 349 819 5469
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A real eye opener...

The guides (free with the 2 euro admission price) are knowledgeable about the history of the mummies kept in the church. The tour of how these mummies came to be mummified and the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 August 2015
robertogalea
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

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PARIGI
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For story's and dark dreamers - you have to read the tags ! Visit requires about two hours : the chapel and guest to Brotherhood was a small building

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

The guides (free with the 2 euro admission price) are knowledgeable about the history of the mummies kept in the church. The tour of how these mummies came to be mummified and the story behind each one of the mummies is a real eye opener. Don't miss this tour of about a half hour.

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Bath
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

This place is a story of two halves: the first is that of the construction of the 'Church of the dead' itself. The second is the (much longer) saga of the unhappy deaths of those exhumed and displayed in glass cases in the chapel. The guide, who indeed speaks only Italian, but is good at making himself understood, described the... More 

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Maassluis, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

It is really small and the guide only spoke Italian but was enthousiast. We found it all interesting.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Very interesting, but not for the faint-.hearted. The mummies you see in the photos have a story to tell - one was a woman who died during a caesarian, for example.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

Church full of mummified dead people. My 7 year old son was intrigued. My 10 year old daughter was horrified. Overall very interesting & I would put top of the list for any visit to Urbania.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013

The dead come to life in this quirky attraction. The very friendly guide will explain the life history of each mummy, including cause of death, in Italian and limited English. A must see part of any visit to Urbania.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2012

This is a mysterious sight. Having read so much about it before, we were a little tad disappointed when we got there (nearly missed it, because it closes in the middle of the day). It could be so much more. The church is not particularly well kept and a bit messy. The mummies are fascinating and scary if a bit... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2012

We came across this when staying nearby and it was well worth a visit. It is fairly macabre, but my two girls loved it for just that reason, whilst the explanations for the mummification and of the various "causes of death" were interesting for us adults. The guide did an excellent job of explaining in both English (for us) and... More 

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