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Chiesa dei Morti

Via F. Ugolini, 61049 Urbania, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Urbania
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Maassluis, The Netherlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It is really small and the guide only spoke Italian but was enthousiast. We found it all interesting.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Very interesting, but not for the faint-.hearted. The mummies you see in the photos have a story to tell - one was a woman who died during a caesarian, for example.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Church full of mummified dead people. My 7 year old son was intrigued. My 10 year old daughter was horrified. Overall very interesting & I would put top of the list for any visit to Urbania.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

The dead come to life in this quirky attraction. The very friendly guide will explain the life history of each mummy, including cause of death, in Italian and limited English. A must see part of any visit to Urbania.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

This is a mysterious sight. Having read so much about it before, we were a little tad disappointed when we got there (nearly missed it, because it closes in the middle of the day). It could be so much more. The church is not particularly well kept and a bit messy. The mummies are fascinating and scary if a bit... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

We came across this when staying nearby and it was well worth a visit. It is fairly macabre, but my two girls loved it for just that reason, whilst the explanations for the mummification and of the various "causes of death" were interesting for us adults. The guide did an excellent job of explaining in both English (for us) and... More 

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