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Catacombs

Divadelni 148, Klatovy 339 01, Czech Republic
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Fascinating catacombs with 30+ mummies

naturally mummified bodies of more than 30 Franciscan monks were displyed in this interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
h0rstsl
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Bremen, Germany
Talking about impressive !

I kind of incidentally found out about Klatovy catacombs. So on a Sunday morning, we decided to... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Nico S
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

naturally mummified bodies of more than 30 Franciscan monks were displyed in this interesting exhibition about the role of the Franciscan order in the catholic church and the role of Klatowy in in historic development between the Danube monarchy and Germany.

Thank h0rstsl
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I kind of incidentally found out about Klatovy catacombs. So on a Sunday morning, we decided to visit it. The entrance is at the back of the church on the main square. Entrance is 90 crowns. It is worth the money. The first part talks...More

1  Thank Nico S
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Historical catacombs, underground passages, rooms and ventilation. Filled with religious artifacts, documents and most of all the mummified bodies of past Jesuits and townspeople.

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Even if you're not religious aspects of this are certainly fascinating, first of all being the science behind these naturally mummifying bodies in the 17th Century, second the hard work and knowledge by people of today to make the it open to the public while...More

1  Thank Noah A
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you wish to know something about history of Klatovy town and his people this is the right place for you - Kdo se chce dozvědět více o rané historii Klatov a jeho obyvatel je toto místo právě pro něj.

Thank DavidCH72
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Although Klatovy town is a beautiful city, the catacombs are the main reason to come. The exhibition is excellent, not only showing the old monks mummies, but offers many interesting information about jesuits order, education, science and baroque live style. Fits to kids as well.

Thank wlody
Reviewed 31 August 2016

New exposition is installed in the original church crypt - the Catacombs. Can be see historical documents, objects, building models, water tank and the tomb of the Koc of Dobrs family. The reverent room, where the mummified bodies.

Thank d_titzova
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This attraction has been renovated with help from the European Union to a very high standard. The local language is very difficult but there are English information leaflets available. When you see how people lived and died hundreds of years ago in a setting that...More

1  Thank Drachsi
Reviewed 30 June 2016

If you are a fan of mummies, you have struck gold here. Several rooms offer many fascinating mummy displays. We send about an hour exploring the rooms and reading about the history. While we were there, a group of school children excitedly explored the location...More

2  Thank txnikster
Reviewed 10 April 2016

My expectations were for a dank, damp hole in the ground. The reality is completely opposite. The slightly cool and dry air is naturally ventilated, which is what allowed natural mummification of the bodies interred there. To give us tourists a good visit, the lighting...More

1  Thank Ontario76
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