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Convento dei Cappuccini

Piazza Cappuccini 1, 90129, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 212633
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
3 Oct 2017
“Scary and mesmerizing ”
8 Feb 2016
“Interesting and particular place”
Piazza Cappuccini 1, 90129, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 212633

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I was very excited to see this place, I found it here on TripAdvisor and I was looking forward to it as it’s something extraordinary and rare. I was surprised, there were much more dead bodies than I expected and closer than I thought. Even...More

Thank mrkef
Reviewed 9 February 2016

It is not for children nor for people sensible; there are mummies dressed in XVIII or XIX century clothes, a lot of historical personalities very impressive the excellently preserved body of a 2 year old girl inside a glass enclosure. I suggest to visit.

Thank wendy c
Reviewed 8 June 2015

The Capuchin monastery, one of the then famous and most visited of the city, for the simple reason that in this place is one of the most creepy and macabre of Palermo. In the basement are in fact perfectly kept the embalmed bodies of thousands...More

Thank Magellano81
Reviewed 7 November 2014

It's the kind of place that's a 'must' because it's a totally 'one off' experience. 3 Euros entry fee and 8,000 dead and decaying bodies to look at.....just think, all these people actually wanted to be put on display after their death, so it's not...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Not for the faint of heart. Interesting but just for a short visit. If you are at all sqeamish -esp about seeing dead and decayed bodies -stay away!

1  Thank Albert J C
Reviewed 29 November 2013 via mobile

Not for kids!!! Such a weird place. Dead bodies dressed and exhibited for everyone to see. For 3€ you really should check it out if you have the stomach for it...

2  Thank Adi O
Reviewed 13 April 2010

I am glad I did not miss this. The appeal is the strangeness of the concept of skeletons clad in their working clothes and divided by sex and occupation. Once you have entered it creates a deep interest - possibly with a slight feeling of...More

2  Thank davidxTodmorden
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