World’s Creepiest Attractions
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