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Capuchin Monastery and Vault(Klaster kapucinu)

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Address: Kapucinske nam. 5, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420 542 213 232

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Very interesting place to visit. So well documented and very respectful. I was a bit reluctant at first but was glad I made the effort to visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Very interesting place to visit. So well documented and very respectful. I was a bit reluctant at first but was glad I made the effort to visit.

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Coolangatta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Capuchin Vault is an interesting sight to visit in Brno. Something to do with the ventilation system in this subterranean crypt has slowed the decomposition process and resulted in the partial mummification of the monks and other important individuals buried within the Vault. The entrance to the Vault is down a narrow alleyway on the left hand side when... More 

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Novi Sad, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My boyfriend and I just stomped in there, having no idea what we were looking or what to expect, and it was fantastic. There was one lady who was buried alive, which you can see by the way her corpse is looking. If you don't like scary things don't go, but we had amazing time.

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If you are into history or like ossuaries this is the place. Only a small place but nice to see - the price is ok too and there are some souvenirs to buy which is difficult in Brno

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Brno, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is really great attraction in Brno. In this crypt you can feel there old history and you can learn about famous peple from long history. You will see there mummified and dried bodies and it is really interesting.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is definitely one of the top attractions in Brno, but not for sissies. You will see the mummified and dried bodies of different ages, status, etc. However, the detailed descriptions at some exhibits are in Czech only - you'll get a sheet in English with the basic stuff translated, though.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

In the cellar of this little monastery, there are dozens of mummified monks. Spooky but amazing - don't miss it!

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Sammamish, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The crypt was a very interesting experience. The notables and Capuchin monks that were buried here mummified instead of decomposed, which makes the bodies extra interesting to look at. The lids of the coffins are all removed, and the last chamber (where the monks are buried) is definitely worth the visit. You pay a bit extra to be able to... More 

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Bath, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We found this place to be eerie and a bit creepy. The admission fee was cheap though the amount of information in English was lacking, only about five pages to read. There's definitely room to add to the experience for non-Czech speakers. We walked through in about twenty minutes. We really liked the place and was the first time we... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Mummies were definitely not something that would come to mind when thinking about the Czech Republic; this blew my mind! This is truly a fascinating place and well worth a visit. I went on a day when I had the place to myself; it was quiet and eerie and still. The mummified nobles were the most interesting because you could... More 

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Additional Information about Capuchin Monastery and Vault(Klaster kapucinu)

Address: Kapucinske nam. 5, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 420 542 213 232
Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Moravia  >  South Moravian Region  >  Brno

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