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Hallstatt Ossuary

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It's worth the 1.5 euro. A totally creepy place with skulls and bones placed in a perfect lego like formation.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

It's worth the 1.5 euro. A totally creepy place with skulls and bones placed in a perfect lego like formation.

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Morgan, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is a very humbling place, with both history and current things to contemplate. An easy walk from the downtown area..

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Mohegan Lake, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is a very hard attraction to find. You have to go behind the church and then find your way up the steps, and then find the Ossuary. Once you've found it, you pay your 1.50 Euro and gaze at the room full of skulls on top and bones on the bottom. The skulls have the first name of the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

this place will give a little bit of creeps when you see so many skulls as you enter after which you are actually looking at the designs on them and with the info sheet provided you can identify what the markings are. it gives a small glimpse into how the town dealt with low space

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Hermosa Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Unlike anything we have seen, learning about this alternative tradition opens the mind and gives insight into Hallstatt's fascinating history; a unique experience suitable for all ages. The little cemetery outside is beautiful.

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Petaluma, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This seems at first to be somewhat macabre but turns out to be quite interesting after reading the story behind this incredible display of skulls, which is very respectful.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Funky little cemetery on the hill where you were only allowed to be buried for 12 years. Then, they dug you up, painted your skull with your deets and stacked your bones in the bone house. It's a little eerie.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

If you don't get scared about skulls and creepy things, you can go for a little tour there. It's interesting.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Our family of four (with two teens) enjoyed Hallstatt(early in the morning and late at night). The Ossuary was a short stop one evening on our way to dinner. We visited just before closing and had no crowd. It is an interesting site to learn about an unusual piece of Hallstatt history. You can visit this attraction in about 30... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

At my wife's insistence, we went inside. I was more than a little creeped out, especially when I saw a section of skulls which had my family name.

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