Travel crypts and chapels of Europe, Asia and Africa
• Travel crypts and chapels of Europe, Asia and Africa
In a number of tombs, catacombs and chapels all over the world are presented for all to see human skeletons. Some of the compositions are designed to recall the atrocities of the past, others are artistic value, at the same time denouncing the idea of an afterlife.
Today will visit some tombs and chapels of Europe, Asia and Africa.
The Crypt Sedlec - ossuary in Sedlec Czech Republic about 75 km east of Prague. The compositions of the present 40 000 human remains from the 18th century.
Vault of Siedlce. Pay attention to the chandelier.
The Crypt Siedlce. Local interior. The chapel has a standing in the corners, decorative piles of bones in the form of bells, crowned; altar monstrance; chandelier hanging from the nave, containing all the bones of the human skeleton; garlands of skulls.
The Crypt Siedlce.
The Crypt Siedlce. Bone chandeliers.
Rural Cemetery in the village Trunyan, Bali, Indonesia. In contrast to the Balinese people, trunyantsy not cremate or bury people in the ground and placed in a special bamboo shalashika.
In the village lives Trunyan ancient nation, which is called the Bali Aga. This nation is considered to be indigenous and the oldest settlement on Bali.
The skulls and bones inside the church of Santa Maria in the small village of Wamba, Spain.
The Church of St. Mary in the small village of Wamba, Spain.
The skulls and bones piled in the catacombs under Paris, France.
Memorial of the genocide in Rwanda was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for the preservation of the history of the genocide of 1994 - one of the greatest tragedies in human history when the 100-day death toll was according to various estimates ranging from 500 000 to 1.03 million people for their ethnicity affiliation and political views.
The crypt contains the remains of more than 45 000 victims of the genocide.
Memorial of the genocide in Rwanda.
Skulls and bones in the Memorial of the genocide in Rwanda.
The skulls and bones piled in the catacombs under Paris, France. The total length of the catacombs of Paris, according to various sources - from 187 to 300 kilometers. Since the end of XVIII century in the catacombs the remains of nearly six million people.
The Nunnery "Pasarea" near Bucharest (Romania) is a crypt in which the remains of deceased nuns of the monastery are kept.
The Church of St. Jacob in Brno, Czech Republic. There is a crypt containing the remains of more than 50 thousand people.
The Church of St. Jacob in Brno, Czech Republic. Governor issued a decree forbade burial within the city limits, so the cemetery, who were in the city, including in and around the church was closed and moved to other places. A large number of the remains moved into underground storage facilities, such as the territory of the church. It was after this decree there arose a place of mass burial of so many people.
The interior of the church of St. Bartholomew in Poland.
The interior of the church of St. Bartholomew in Poland. Bones are largely owned by thousands of people who have died from wars and epidemics in the 17th and 18th centuries.