Capuchin Catacombs Palermo, Italy

In 1599, Capuchin monks discovered their catacombs contained a mysterious preservative that helped mummify the dead. As a result, more than 8,000 Sicilians demanded to be buried here and their bones are now on display.

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Facts & Stats

Id
248628
Best Known As
Capuchin Catacombs
Full Name
Capuchin Catacombs
Also Known As
Catacombe dei Cappuccini
Museo Cappuccini
Coordinates
38.111831° N, 13.339398° E  (map)

Contact Info

Address
Piazza Cappuccini 1
Phone
091-212117