not so easy to find and up a steep hill but well worth the 1.50 to get in. also you can take photos. :-)
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This is a small chapel, on the grounds of St. Michael's church-it's not a macabre attraction, but focuses on the love and respect given to ancestors. It's worth a stop-and the entrance fee is only E1.50.
Tripadvisor doesn't have the right map location, the Ossuary is up in Maria am Berg Church on the hill. The admission is $1.50 euro and you are given a piece of paper which describes the history and some of the stories. My english version looked...More
The town for centuries ran out of room in the tiny cemeteries so they put you in the ground, waited a while, then dug you up and stacked your bones in this room. It's really weird. And something I've never heard of or seen before....More
This burial room is located next to the Catholic Church cemetery. Admission fee is 1.5 euros. This is where the bones of the former occupants of the cemetery reside. I believe they said they unearthed the remains after 15 years because space was at a...More
We only needed about ten to fifteen minutes to view this site but it was indeed very interesting. It's a short walk from the town center and you have a nice view from its location, next to the church. There is a nominal 1.5 Euro...More
This was quite the experience--reading about and seeing old painted skulls. Worth the several Euros to go into the ossuary and experience first hand the sight of so many skulls.
There are not many things to do in Hallstadt except relax and enjoy the beauty of the views. The ossuary located in the church offers an interesting insight into the history of the town and rare example of ornate skulls that I have only seen...More