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Hallstatt Ossuary

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Address: Hallstatt, Austria
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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... read more

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

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 NEW

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 22 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

For a small fee, 1.5 euros per person, you can see the ossuary. A small room with many skulls and bones. You can get a guide pamphlet in your language. The cemetery outside the ossuary is beautiful (and free), each grave covered in flowers and well cared for. Also the location provides great views of Hallstatt and the surrounding mountains.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

But Hallstatt is a tiny little village so why not. The town is awesomely lovely and you can enjoy the unique serenity around its graveyard too.

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Weihai, China
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stayed at a family run inn a bit out of town, but the inn, people, food and town were amazing. Going back there soon.They had some bicycles that guests could use for free. We rode around for hours. Went up the mountain. Saw the church with all the sculls. Hires a peddle boat and peddled on the sea.

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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Neat little sight to see while in Hallstat. Very interesting history! A little tough to find, but the destination was worth the journey.

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Address: Hallstatt, Austria
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Upper Austria  >  Hallstatt

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