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Definitely a must see. The chapel is rather small and you can only enter it with a guide who tells... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Poznan, Poland
Strange place

Get there early as it gets very busy. We visited on Sunday morning and there was a long queue and a... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Here is the place where you will find all the skeletons of those who had no grave and are those who gave their lives to fight in war. This chapel of skulls is looked after by the church and is one of 3 or 4...More

1  Thank Amanda D
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Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Interesting chapel, interesting decoration of this small chapel . Unusual. However Very unusual approach of local catholic , and monks to this place. It is pure commercial site, manage by Hippocratic people. The visit in this little room takes 20 min. Waiting anothe 20 min....More

1  Thank Krzyś K
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting history, but initial motivation was lost. Now it is doubtful attraction. History- plus Current state- minus

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

I am torn between calling this place creepy and somehow fascinating. For sure dont bring the children there.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Definitely a must see. The chapel is rather small and you can only enter it with a guide who tells the story of its creation. You're not allowed to take photos inside.

Thank BJ_Poz
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

It is a place that requires a special mood and concetration. Definitely not for children or else you will not feel it. It was constructed first in 1776 by a Czech priest. The bones reached the number of 30.000 people.

Thank Pawel S
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Get there early as it gets very busy. We visited on Sunday morning and there was a long queue and a half an hour wait just as it opened.

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Was a little unsure how I would feel entering this chapel of skulls. Essentially a mass grave of skulls and femurs make up the walls/ceiling here. When you realise you are looking at 3000 skulls then a basement door is lifted, you peer in and...More

Thank sterwuv
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a small late Baroque one-room chapel where a local priest in late 18th century had gathered thousands of skulls of victims of wars and epidemics from local graves. For such a macabre room the lighting and neatly arranged skulls and femurs give you...More

1  Thank SammalHB
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

It's a small chapel with a lot of bones. You have to pay some for the entrance and for parking and then a nun will tell you in Polish all about the chapel after you get in with a lot of others. This all takes...More

Thank Claudia R
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Very surreal place to visit I must say. The guide told the history in Polish so couldn't catch everything he said but he did give me a basic translation sheet when I told him I was English & far from fluent in Polish. Looking at...More

Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 18 June 2017

A place definitely to see if you are interested in history. Place is walkable from the nature park or "park zdrojowy" and should take around 15-20 min.

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Michael K
30 December 2017|
Response from sterwuv | Reviewed this property |
Michael, I just googled it!!!!!!!!!! Closed MONDAYS, open other days nine to five