Chapel of Human Skeletons

  Bikash Chetry
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Chapel (Church) of Human Skeletons

Today we show you the graveyard of All Saints church, decorated by human skulls and bones. The decoration of the chapel took about 40 000 (!) Human skeletons ...

Church is located on the outskirts of the Czech town of Kutna Hora ... 60 km from Prague. A little history ...

In the 13 century, one abbot was sent to the king in the Holy Land ... When he returned, he brought some earth from the hill of Golgotha and sprinkled it on the abbey's cemetery. This news immediately spread not only in the Abbey, but also outside it, and the cemetery became a popular burial place among the inhabitants of Central Europe ... Thousands of people wanted to be buried on this cemetery, medieval war and the plague quickly filled up a cemetery and as a result, it quickly grew into ...

Look inside?

 

 

 

Church with the tomb was built about 600 years ago in the center of the cemetery. The Shrine was to serve as a warehouse of bones taken from graves in the cemetery because the site lacked. The vacated space could be used for new burials or for building bones ... are everywhere ...

 

 

 

 

In the center of the church is a chandelier ... from the same material ...

 

 

400 years after construction of the emperor ordered the closure of the church and cemetery ... After some time, the monastery's land bought Schwarzenberg family ... By the way, their family coat of arms ...

 

 

 

 

In 1870, the Schwarzenberg hired a woodcarver Frantisek ALTID so that he brought to order a pile of stacked bones ... Master left his signature right on the wall of the church materials, naturally, were the bones ...

 

 

 

 

Inside a quite scary, despite this amount "hereafter paraphernalia" ...

 

 

 

 

Touched the bones, the skull knocked (carefully), I think the real thing, at least in MEDICAL ACADEMY, which I finished, I've kept it in his hands ...

 

 

With regard to the moral aspect, it seems to me that they still have to bury the ...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 






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