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World's Creepiest Attractions: Sedlec Ossuary, Czech Republic

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Sedlec Ossuary, Czech Republic

Step into this 15th-century Gothic church located in Kutna Hora, about 90 minutes outside Prague, and you’ll immediately think its creator, 19th-century woodcarver Frantisek Rint, got his decorating degree at the University of Hades. The basement-level chapel contains 40,000 skeletons fashioned into skull candelabras, a towering coat of arms, and one seriously morbid chandelier.

Truly Creepy: A garland of gap-eyed skulls hangs from the vaulted ceilings, and the massive bone pyramids put “40,000 skeletons” into perspective. —Donna Heiderstadt


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