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Santa Maria della Concezione, Rome, Italy

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling History & Culture travel tip
added on the 1st of October, 2009
If you want to see some interesting thing in Rome, you should visit the Ossuarium of the church 'Santa Maria della Concezione'. Over 4000 skelettons of Kapuziner monks are positioned here, and even crosses and cristian smybols like the crown of jesus are made out of bones.
On the entrance there is a saying: ' What you are, we were. What we are, you will become.' Funny, morbid things, people are doing.

Address:
Santa Maria Immacolata a Via Veneto
Via Vittorio Veneto, 00187 Rom, Italy
phone: +39 (0)6 4871185

Price:
Donations are welcome.

Opening Hours:
Daily from 7 - 12 and 15.45 - 19.30
Crypta: friday till wednesday: 9 - 12 and 15 - 18 o'clock

How to get there:
Take the bus lines 52, 53, 56, 58, 58b, 60, 61, 62, 95, 116, 175 or take the subway to the station barberini

 
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