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Review of Capuchin Monastery and Vault

Capuchin Monastery and Vault
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Brno With a Touch of History Segway Tour
Ranked #6 of 122 things to do in Brno
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Brno, Czech Republic
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Rip off”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2014

If i remember correctly (i am trying to forget) you pay 60kc admission for a 5-7 minute walk into 5 rooms that have mummified remains of Capuchin monks (or so i think because nothing was in English)

Visited April 2013
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Truth is stranger than fiction - extraordinary”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013

Planned a visit here on a saturday morning - it is tucked away off the market square so you need to look hard for it , missed it on last visit! English seem not particularly welcome and when we asked if English spoken were met with an abrupt 'no' - we paid for 3 adults and received one tattered laminated copy of guide in English which we all had to huddle round and read as we progressed round the rooms.
Yes it is extraordinary to see the old townsfolk and monks preserved in full view - although fascinating there was something uncomfortable in viewing someone in their final rest - I am sure the local dignitaries did not ask to rest here to be put on show for the world to see. However there was something reassuring seeing the monks at rest as it seems a natural progression from their life in the Order above to be with their fellows at rest. Altogether a very though provoking experience
Do not bring children - for the family who brought a small child , shame on you , I hope this does not give them nightmares , it certainly made them scream and run around disrespectfully

Visited November 2013
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83 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2013

A must...black skeletons laid out to decay...and Freiherr von Trenck - read about him - what a character!

Visited November 2013
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Riverview, Canada
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394 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
“Eerie and Must See”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2013

The Crypt below the church with mumified bodies of some towns people and Monks is a must see. It is only a short visit for a small charge. Quite unique to see perfectly mumified bodies laid out for so long.

Visited November 2013
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Goa, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

getting to the crypt is different through a passageway, garden to the entrance.Felt a bit creepy , going down into a cool place and seeing the the shrivelled monk bodies i think of the 14th century. Worth a visit while in brno.

Visited August 2013
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