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Hallstatt Ossuary

| Öffnungszeiten: Von Mai bis Oktober täglich von 10.00 bis 18.00 Uhr., Hallstatt, Austria
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“small room” (19 reviews)
“bone house” (19 reviews)
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| Öffnungszeiten: Von Mai bis Oktober täglich von 10.00 bis 18.00 Uhr., Hallstatt, Austria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last year I visited the famous Ossuary Church in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic, and I thought that's it. Although the Czech one is far bigger, this one is attractive and unusual due to painted skulls. It is in the Church just above the main Lutheran...More

1  Thank B1714D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located behind the Catholic Church on the hill is a small room full of skulls and other bones. Bodies were buried in the cemetery for short amount of time, then dug up to make room for new burials. The skulls were beautifully painted including names...More

Thank Aint_Life_Great
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loads of skillfully painted skulls gathered together in a small space .... well, it was a new experience for us, quite unlike one has when visiting a cemetery.

Thank Kamal5372
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Bone chapel is something to see. Located in back of the grave yard. the story of the chapel is a must read.

Thank yayaplusme
Reviewed 3 May 2017

To my opinion, it's not worth to pay to visit. You need to pay 1 to 2 EUR to enter. The room is about 10 square meters.

Thank SolonLeung
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Imagine walking into a room and seeing 100s of skulls looking back at you. It may sound a little off putting but it isn't. It is tastefully done and is an observation of a centuries old tradition. Just as interesting is that you'll be standing...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this peaceful place today. 1200 skulls kept here. All beautifully designed by artists. Entry fee 1.50 for adults and 50 cents for a child. Very near to hallstatt city centre. Walkable distance from hotel heritage. We found the place good and felt peace there.

Thank Bhaswati D
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

The sign which shows you the location isn't clear enough , and the google maps won't be fair to you , try you best to see this place

Thank Abdulrahman81
Reviewed 10 February 2017

What a hidden gem in a beautiful cemetery on the ground of the Church of Assumption. Peaceful and lovingly decorated to make room for more recent departed. Some say, it is morbid but we say that this chapel is respectful of past town folks.

Thank DaveL300
Reviewed 19 January 2017

(2011) I was mesmerized by the decorations on the skulls in this bone room. It is well worth the hike to see this!

Thank Jon K
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