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Monumental Cemetery of the Capuchin Brothers

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Via Vittorio Veneto 27, Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

My brother wanted to go there and I accepted even being not the kind of people that likes terror movies, darkness or bones! It is different from other attractions I have visited in Rome, and that it could have even a nice aestethic (!) was...More

Thank Miriam F
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

The crypt is a fascinating find. We paid the extra €5 for the audio guide and definitely would not do that again as we did not feel it added much to the tour. This was a self guided tour with placards at all stops to...More

1  Thank EricaBT
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Mummyfied munks and skeletons made into decorations. Bit creepy, But not scary. Fascinating. Went with City Wonders on a tour to three sightings; this place, the crypts and the catacombs. Highly recommend doing this tour with guide.

Thank blute6125
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise. Staying across the road and thought we would try it. Nice to get an insight in to the whole world. Secretive to an extent. No phones allowed and shoulders to be covered. Was very quiet which was a nice change...More

1  Thank GFall88
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Well. Our fifth visit to Rome and we thought why not give this a go...! It's a strange little place, guarantee you won't have seen something like this before. We whistled through the museum so we could get to the crypt which is small but...More

Thank Kricho
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is a cheap and visually stunning way to spend around an hour, but is also a little disturbing if you're squeamish. The first chapel includes the skeletons of children, which left us very uncomfortable, but I guess times change and this was accepted. Well...More

1  Thank Julsk5023
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Nice museum to go through before the tomb, and then the amazing sites of the monks themselves, with some very creative ways of decorating using a skeleton, including lampshade and castle stick. The use of the pelvis and spinal columns was very original and of...More

1  Thank SimeyWimey
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We went after a friend recommended it. 8 euros a ticket and only takes about half a hour but it is interesting. Not for the faint hearted! My wife found the whole experience quite upsetting. I'm not sure I'd recommend it for children. Very nice...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I went here without knowing what to expect as I was passing by. I was totally amazed and would recommend anyone to go here if they get the chance. The history behind the Capuchins was great to learn to put the Crypt into some context....More

Thank Anza_989
Reviewed 2 March 2017

My husband had seen photos of this place prior to our trip and so we made sure to stop here. It is very small compared to the other places you might visit, however, it is absolutely one of the most unique things I saw in...More

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dacranjel
15 August 2015|
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Response from Sasha N | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's a little girl skeleton up on one of the ceilings in here. She has the scales and the scythe. Hope this helps
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leese
27 May 2015|
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Hi We just walked by the church and the museum is to the right side of the church. Tickets were not a problem and the museum was very thorough before you get to the individual crypts. Have a great time!
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