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Chiesa di Santo Stefano - Mummie di Ferentillo

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Address: Via Santo Stefano, Ferentillo, Italy
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creepy mummies naturally preserved with a local story

My overall feeling after visiting the ferentillo mummies was "creepy". A bit of a challenge to find the right place to buy your ticket and then another place to enter the church... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Naples, Italy
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Naples, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

My overall feeling after visiting the ferentillo mummies was "creepy". A bit of a challenge to find the right place to buy your ticket and then another place to enter the church, but once inside the creepiness takes over. All mummies were naturally preserved and very much intact. Each comes with a story, how they came to the town, who... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

probably the scariest place i've ever been to. The museum is beaten up basement under a church and the mummies are kept in glass boxes without lid. The thing is that its not mummies as you might expect - they are just dried up people, complete with clothes on. There is a small child who still has eye balls and... More 

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Spoleto, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Visited the mummies in Ferentillo after a recommendation from a friend. Very interesting exhibit and a fascinating piece of local history. We'll worth the price of entry.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012 via mobile

I can't visit this site because i can't entry inside the cemetery. I waited 15 minutes to open the door, than i called info number and one man said: ' what's the matter? Only few little minutes late!' Poor Italy!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

This not very well known attraction was listed in a local guidebook so we decided to make the few hour long excursion from where we were staying in Montefalco, Umbria. The church was a bit hard to find and we were among only 6 visitors during the time we were there. The mummies were very easily seen, being separated from... More 

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