Capuchin Catacombs Palermo, Italy

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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.

Facts, Stats & Visitor Info

Go Historic ID
318379
Title
Capuchin Catacombs
Coordinates
38.111831° N, 13.339398° E