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Capuchin Monastery and Vault

Kapucinske namesti 303/5, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
+420 542 213 232
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Kapucinske namesti 303/5, Brno 602 00, Czech Republic
+420 542 213 232
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

A rather odd visit but very informative. I'm not sure how I felt about viewing so many mummified bodies as this is basically a crypt and their 'resting' place. Everyone was very quiet and respectful but it did seem a bit voyeuristic.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I didn't know what title to give to this review. I felt a weird mix of feelings while walking around this crypt, because this is what it is. I was surrounded by mummified buddies in a sort of a creepy atmosphere, and I could almost...More

Thank Varadinum
Reviewed 11 May 2017

U need to listen to history about this mysterious place. What happened there, how some exceptional people made it to this hidden cemetery. Great history behind ...

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Walking distance from our hotel. Highly recommended for unusull exhibit and close distance to numerous other sight.

Thank Lewis S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The crypt with the mummies is very creepy. That's the only part of the monastery that was open for visit.

Thank Fardad F
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The Capuchin Monastery is just off to the side of Cabbage Square. the monastery houses a chapel and library. The crypt below has mummified corpses of members of the Capuchin order, many very well preserved in their brown robes. "Sic transit gloria mundi" = So...More

Thank jdc8mbc
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This was an interesting and well put together sight. It makes you think about the transience of life, which perhaps is a bit too macabre if you are just enjoying a little holiday. We enjoyed it though and we learned a lot as well. Also...More

Thank Publius_Ovidius
Reviewed 29 January 2017

the vaults and history were fascinating and the mummies of the monks were very interesting. Worth the trip.

Thank TAP100
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic, enlightening experience giving an insight into times gone by. Full of fascinating and relevant information about the monks/nobles and surrounding Brno.

Thank R4M5
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The vault contains the coffins of nobles, some of them galss-covered, who gave the monastery financial support. ONe is still in his cavalry officer's unifrom, including great knee boots. Further on the monks are simply laid out in their brown robes on the floor, their...More

Thank jarchcun
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