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This Chapel Uses Human Skeletons As Decorations

This Chapel Uses Human Skeletons As Decorations
"The Bone Church", located in the Czech Republic, is alive and well, complete with a chilling backstory to accompany its creepy facade.

The chapel is decorated with thousands of dead people's remains, coincidentally underneath and ancient burial site. The bones were used from residents of a former graveyard which became full up after a period of war and disease. Skulls and body parts can be seen any direction you look. All of the bones decorating the chapel have been bleached to retain their white color.

The chapel, officially called the Sedlec Ossuary, was founded in the 1200's and became the final resting place of over 30,000 people by the 1400's. With no more room to bury anyone else, all the remains were eventually dug up and used for decoration in this underground chapel.

In 1870, a family hired an artist named FrantiĊĦek Rint to turn the bones into the decorations that you see today in the images of the chapel.

Take a peek at the bone chilling imagery this chapel has to offer below and let us know what you think. The grand chandelier you'll see is apparently made from a copy of every bone in the human body and forms the centerpiece of the cavernous building.


Photo: Alamy


Photo: Alamy


Photo: Reuters


Photo: Reuters


Photo: Alamy


Photo: Reuters


Photo: Reuters


Photo: Alamy


Photo: Reuters


Photo: Reuters

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