The Ossuary of St. James’ Church, Brno

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  • August 13, 2017
    Wow, what impressive. The architectural history and how they have presented. Very nicely displayed. This charnel museum is the largest in the Czech Republic and the second largest in Europe with its 50,000 bones
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  • August 9, 2017
    Informative and Nice, but very small. In a few minutes is required a disproportionate rate. Maybe at a discount to increase attendance.
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  • August 7, 2017
    small somewhat hidden place beneath the Cathedral of st james, rather gloomy but interesting... the place is very small, I imagined it more big... charge entry and only give you a small sheet with the overview or history of the place in Spanish, is not essential but if spare you 15 minutes and some crowns... You can enter to see it with your own eyes...
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  • May 1, 2017
    This place is amazing. These were all people once who lived their lives and now they're a wall. Says a lot about life that does. This and the Capuchin Crypt are must visits in Brno.
  • December 4, 2016
    It's really an interesting place. Despite the fact that it is the second largest ossuary in Europe, the exhibition is quite small. Part of the information (the first room) is both in English and Czech language; however, the rest of them is only in Czech. You'll get a 'brochure' with introduction in your native language but is is a bit repetitive (redundant with the information in the entrance room). The chambers with bones are impressive, decorated with some modern artworks (unfortunately descriptions were in Czech language) along the old tombstones. The price wasn't bad but I purchased a concession ticket. This place is certainly worth a visit in Brno.
  • June 6, 2017
    Not so much to see but you can find some interesting information about history of this place and also to see a lot of skulls.
  • February 8, 2017
    Creepy but also interesting. The music and atmosphere there is chilling. I would not recommend to bring kids with you.
  • March 6, 2017
    Quite nice and organized ossuary. One of the biggest on Europe but not so pretty or big as the one in Evora, Portugal.

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