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Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa

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PLAIN CHURCH BUT SPECTACULAR OSSUARY

You visit this church for the Ossuary not for the church itself which is very plain inside and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jordanellie41
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Bolton, United Kingdom
An Unusual Sight

In a chapel of San Bernardino, there is a small fascinating side chapel of bones an Ossuary. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Louise H
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You visit this church for the Ossuary not for the church itself which is very plain inside and outside. The Ossuary is immediately to the right when you walk through the front doors and simply cannot be missed. The alcoves on it's walls are filled...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In a chapel of San Bernardino, there is a small fascinating side chapel of bones an Ossuary. The bones make an attractive decoration but a bit creepy none the less. The entry to the church is free but the attendant invites you to make a...More

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. Not on the mainstream tourist route but only a short walk away from Duomo. A little eerie in the silence but impressive.

Thank John M
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We found the San Bernardino alle Ossa simply by coming across it, then looking it up on Google Maps to see what was inside. So, we visited it. It contains an awe-inspiring ossuary, which is unadvertised, and perhaps not well known--certainly amongst tourists. There was...More

1  Thank J-Shirt
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Well worth a visit the chapel is adorned with human skulls and bones around crosses. The silence was eerie but not scary, no one said a word we all just looked at the artwork, the whole building is full of history, very interesting.

Thank Joan036
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Walk into San Bernardino chapel, hallway to the right leads to the ossuary. A bit unnerving at 1st but the artistic detail is fantastic. The chapel is beautiful as well.

Thank d2j2flanders
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Having read a little about this church, I was looking forward to this the most out of everything in our very busy holiday itinerary. It would be unlike anything I had witnessed before, and it didn't disappoint. The moment wasn't lost on me of what...More

2  Thank Dale-icious
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

A must see in Milan. Chapel is decorated with human skulls and bones. Sounds creepy, yet it is actually very beautiful. Church is full of history.

Thank m3paget
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I found this little church on Trip Advisor under things to do. It has a chapel to the side decorated with bones! Must see!

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 13 June 2018

this church was not too hard to find, my children found it amazing as they couldn't believe that real skulls were placed in the walls. very fascinating for all of us as we also wanted to visit similar to catacombs, we enjoyed our visit here.

Thank Luc U
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Entrance is free like most of all small churches in Italy. Just hours are funny and not clear
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