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Capuchin Monastery and Vault

Kapucinske namesti 303/5, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
+420 542 213 232
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Kapucinske namesti 303/5, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
+420 542 213 232
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

The crypt with the mummies is very creepy. That's the only part of the monastery that was open for visit.

Thank Fardad F
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The Capuchin Monastery is just off to the side of Cabbage Square. the monastery houses a chapel and library. The crypt below has mummified corpses of members of the Capuchin order, many very well preserved in their brown robes. "Sic transit gloria mundi" = So...More

Thank jdc8mbc
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This was an interesting and well put together sight. It makes you think about the transience of life, which perhaps is a bit too macabre if you are just enjoying a little holiday. We enjoyed it though and we learned a lot as well. Also...More

Thank Publius_Ovidius
Reviewed 29 January 2017

the vaults and history were fascinating and the mummies of the monks were very interesting. Worth the trip.

Thank TAP100
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic, enlightening experience giving an insight into times gone by. Full of fascinating and relevant information about the monks/nobles and surrounding Brno.

Thank R4M5
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The vault contains the coffins of nobles, some of them galss-covered, who gave the monastery financial support. ONe is still in his cavalry officer's unifrom, including great knee boots. Further on the monks are simply laid out in their brown robes on the floor, their...More

Thank jarchcun
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The vault is tucked behind the church an although you may have read a review of it nothing can prepare you for just how amazing and moving this place is. Essentially it contains the mummies of a number of the great and the good and...More

Thank SleepyNeil
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

It's a place that will make you reflect on your own life. Very spiritual experience. Best to visit it alone so you can focus on every detail.

Thank ReyGran W
Reviewed 18 September 2016

A fascinating place right off the main square. The mummies are in a variety of coffins or just laid out and in very good shape. (70Kr entrance and 30 kr photo – together about $4). Very small - only takes about 1/2 hour to view.

Thank bradziker1
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is an unusual place since over 40 mummies of monks are kept in a crypt underneath the monastery. There is a story here which is very interesting. Although it is somewhat eerie, it is suitable for children and there are English translations. It takes...More

Thank kathy88888
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