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Lots of bones and skulls which were piled up here hundreds of years ago displayed in a huge pile... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
King's Lynn
It was closed

When we came, it was closed, so we could just sneak around. It is well marked, near church... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
Zemun, Serbia
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12 Jul 2018
“Cube cool exterior and even 'cooler' inside.”
1 Apr 2017
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

The guide from the museum accompanied me and explained a few things about this very important historical site. Good leaflet in English as well. It really is a remarkable and sensitive restoration - a really aesthetically designed tribute to the ancient inhabitants of the Gorenska...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank vessi80
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Having never seen an ossuary, I was interested to see this, the key was held in museum next door. The lady very kindly let us in and gave us a great tour. Also see the foundations of an earlier chapel on site

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank imradlisv
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I'm convinced that this is not the best attraction of Kranj. They have far better architecture, museums, lively town. They can leave the dead to rest in peace. Ossuary is near the arish churc in the central part of the city.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Miha P
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Kind of eerie place with all those bones and skuls. I didn't know we have one of those in Kranj. Interesting if you are fascinated by those sort of thing. Well kept colection.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank izif_37
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Lots of bones and skulls which were piled up here hundreds of years ago displayed in a huge pile behind a glass wall. Go next door to the museum to ask for it to be opened - it has the same hours. There are also...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 13 August 2016

When we came, it was closed, so we could just sneak around. It is well marked, near church, actually at the left side, closed by glass doors. Even if it was closed, we could read a history of it and see a little part from...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank MetalMind
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Stumbled upon the site on our first night and resolved to visit. Got the key from the Museum & the lovely Uni student thought I'll join you & give us the full tour !! She was great , a volunteer as part of her studies...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 1 July 2015

It's always kind of unpleasant to look at human bones and skulls but at the same time it has some eerie appeal and history behind it. Place is located next to the St. Kancijan church but you can access it by appointment at the Gorenjski...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Anže A
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