We find relics (i.e. pieces of saints) to be completely fascinating, but this place takes the cake. The church houses half a dozen bodies of saints from the 1300-1700s... that have mysteriously remained intact and have not decomposed. You can view them and listen to a short description of the saints while you observe. Enhancing the experience was the absolute character running the place, who loved speaking English with us (and mentioned that Chandler is his favorite on "Friends"). Things to know:
Opening hours: Appears that you can visit most days between 9 - 5pm, though the guy who runs the museum takes lunch sometime between 12-1. Know that they are quite strict about clothing, i.e. no bare shoulders and no hats!
What to see / fees: You can visit the mummies alone or also visit a small museum with more relics. Believe the mummies were about $6 each and the museum another $2-3. You will need to purchase a brochure if you want one-- suggest you skip it, as the content is verbatim what you will hear when you view the mummies.
What to expect: You will likely be asked to wait until the next tour in your language (10 min or so). You will be guided behind the altar to see the mummies and listen to a 10-15 min recording about the mummies. No pictures, unfortunately. We were the only people in our tour. The museum itself is not labeled in English-- only a small handout to read and the signs are in Italian/Croatian/German. Still interesting to look through though considering it is pretty cheap.
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