If you visit remember to cover shoulder and knees, they do provide a paper gown if y u forget, this was interesting but the bones in the rooms and mummies were quite creepy, I would not recommend for children.
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This is a very special church for me. I understand that it homes the original painting of St. Michael the Archangel (the one you see reproduced everywhere) and they had a Capuchin of the Barberini family whose cousin or uncle or something was Pope Urban...More
Our daughter 11, likes ghosts etc. We took our 11,13 year old to this monestary to really see something that really is hard to describe. Creepy doesn't cover it... So worth the time!
The crypt of the Cappuchins is an chilling to say at least. There are 6 rooms 'decorated' with human bones from 3700 skeletons. If you are in Rome, then you must see this place.
First, because reviews are supposed to help future visitors, I must mention that "Our Lady of the Conception of the Capuchins" is foremost a church. As such, modesty is required.. for some reason we did not have the forethought to realize this. We knew, going...More
After visiting other crypts with mummified monks (Czech Republic), I was a bit disappointed that there were only a few rooms to see the display for the price (I think it was 10E). It seemed as if some of the bones had been moved and...More
This forms part of Dark Rome. If your into the macabre then this is for you. No photos allowed. Worth a trip if your in the area or stuck for something to visit.