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Very macabre

The museum is by the Basilica and the whole place seems to have a slightly macabre tone - the total... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2016
Pauline S
Oxford, United Kingdom

totally fascinating place to visit. Stayed in Bergamo and it,s quite easy to go for the day by... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2016
Scotland , UK
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5 Oct 2016
“Very macabre”
10 Jan 2016
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Museo dei disciplini, Clusone, Italy
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Reviewed October 5, 2016

The museum is by the Basilica and the whole place seems to have a slightly macabre tone - the total is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Pauline S
Reviewed January 10, 2016

totally fascinating place to visit. Stayed in Bergamo and it,s quite easy to go for the day by public transport. Clusone is definately worth taking the time to see. Also the Basillca and the famous Clusone clock

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed January 9, 2016

With our tour group (researching ancient Tarot and esoteric art) we visited Clusone to view unusual medieval frescos painted on buildings around town which you can enjoy simply by taking a long stroll. The most famous frescos are found together: Triumph of Death and Dance...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

This is the oldest "death dance" in Europe, very well preserved and located in a beautiful square near the basilica of Clusone. To see.

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed August 24, 2015

The entire picture from disturbing facets have a pentagonal structure and was considered one of the most macabre performances worthy of interest in Europe. With the expanded oratory some scenes have been destroyed. The picture is divided into three stages. The Triumph of Death, the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank 442maxd
Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Wow - this is impressive. It is a fresco on the covered exterior of a church ( so can be viewed at any time ) The large top part shows three huge grinning skeletons standing on a coffin containing a dead Pope and a dead...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

Basically its an open air fresco, in which death dances with people from all walks of life, thus death is for everyone regardless of class money and position. Its located on the side of a small church's piazza perched on top of a hill with...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank russellsammut
Reviewed October 13, 2014

A quite provocative fresco in adequately good condition on the outer wall of a small church on the side of the very large cathedral.

Date of experience: October 2014
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