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Kaplica Czaszek

ul. Tadeusza Kosciuszki 42 | Czermna, Kudowa-Zdroj 57-350, Poland
+48 74 866 14 33
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Torn feelings

I am torn between calling this place creepy and somehow fascinating. For sure dont bring the... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Anna G
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Lodz, Poland
Creepy!

Definitely a must see. The chapel is rather small and you can only enter it with a guide who tells... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
BJ_Poz
,
Poznan, Poland
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“chapel” (18 reviews)
“history” (7 reviews)
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ul. Tadeusza Kosciuszki 42 | Czermna, Kudowa-Zdroj 57-350, Poland
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"grave"
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"door"
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"feelings"
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"search"
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

I am torn between calling this place creepy and somehow fascinating. For sure dont bring the children there.

Thank Anna G
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Definitely a must see. The chapel is rather small and you can only enter it with a guide who tells the story of its creation. You're not allowed to take photos inside.

Thank BJ_Poz
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

It is a place that requires a special mood and concetration. Definitely not for children or else you will not feel it. It was constructed first in 1776 by a Czech priest. The bones reached the number of 30.000 people.

Thank Pawel S
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Get there early as it gets very busy. We visited on Sunday morning and there was a long queue and a half an hour wait just as it opened.

Thank GRAZYNA10
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Was a little unsure how I would feel entering this chapel of skulls. Essentially a mass grave of skulls and femurs make up the walls/ceiling here. When you realise you are looking at 3000 skulls then a basement door is lifted, you peer in and...More

Thank sterwuv
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a small late Baroque one-room chapel where a local priest in late 18th century had gathered thousands of skulls of victims of wars and epidemics from local graves. For such a macabre room the lighting and neatly arranged skulls and femurs give you...More

1  Thank SammalHB
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

It's a small chapel with a lot of bones. You have to pay some for the entrance and for parking and then a nun will tell you in Polish all about the chapel after you get in with a lot of others. This all takes...More

Thank Claudia R
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Very surreal place to visit I must say. The guide told the history in Polish so couldn't catch everything he said but he did give me a basic translation sheet when I told him I was English & far from fluent in Polish. Looking at...More

Thank Ryan W
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

A place definitely to see if you are interested in history. Place is walkable from the nature park or "park zdrojowy" and should take around 15-20 min.

Thank avorkadi
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

You pay a few quid to get in and a nun tells you the history behind the chapel. All in polish but you can ask for a leaflet in English. A definite must.

Thank TheItalianTopDog
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Response from sterwuv | Reviewed this property |
Michael, I just googled it!!!!!!!!!! Closed MONDAYS, open other days nine to five
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