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Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa

Via Carlo Giuseppe Merlo 4, 20122 Milan, Italy
+39 02 7602 3735
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Human Bone chapel !

A must see in Milan. Chapel is decorated with human skulls and bones. Sounds creepy, yet it is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
m3paget
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Vancouver, Canada
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Well worth a visit

I found this little church on Trip Advisor under things to do. It has a chapel to the side... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Samantha M
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Via Carlo Giuseppe Merlo 4, 20122 Milan, Italy
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"human bones"
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"main church"
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"bone chapel"
in 6 reviews
"strange feeling"
in 3 reviews
"small donation"
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"small chapel"
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"floor to ceiling"
in 4 reviews
"short walk from the duomo"
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"fascinating church"
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"above ground"
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"worth a visit"
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"famous duomo"
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"free entry"
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"in advance"
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"last supper"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must see in Milan. Chapel is decorated with human skulls and bones. Sounds creepy, yet it is actually very beautiful. Church is full of history.

Thank m3paget
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this little church on Trip Advisor under things to do. It has a chapel to the side decorated with bones! Must see!

Thank Samantha M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this church was not too hard to find, my children found it amazing as they couldn't believe that real skulls were placed in the walls. very fascinating for all of us as we also wanted to visit similar to catacombs, we enjoyed our visit here.

Thank Luc U
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was fascinated by this church when I saw here on Tripadvisor's "Things to Do" and I'm glad I had a chance to visit it. My hotel was only a few blocks down, but its quite a discrete location tucked away on a side of...More

2  Thank Pinkcaviar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The contrast between the light church and the darker ossarium is amazing. 'Memento Mori' given physical shape. Really close to the Duomo and the shopping mall. But please respect the building and its 'occupants', I was really frustrated by some other visitors who talked loudly...More

1  Thank CindeeNL
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This place is amazing, scary, interesting. I have never felt so weird, but at the same time amazed. The story of this is very interesting. I will go to see it again.

1  Thank Ayna K
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place. A bit creepy but so glad I saw the skulls. Crazy that they have been there for so many years

1  Thank Emboo81
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Small room with many bones, but very photogenic. Photos are prohibited by the way but they barely reinforce the rule. So just wait long enough.

1  Thank DonCesar
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is a very unique little church. The 'draw', of course is the ossuary: a chapel filled, virtually floor to ceiling, with human bones. They are displayed in a very reverential manner and the effect is pretty awesome.

4  Thank Richard M
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This was my first ossuary, it is near the Duomo which we had visited first. The church was a little hard to find, we initially walked past it. There is another large church next to it and the road it is on is small. The...More

4  Thank LuckySpade1983
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Vitiki J
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Entrance is free like most of all small churches in Italy. Just hours are funny and not clear
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