Part of a Franciscan church, the remarkable Chapel of Bones was lined with human bones and skulls in the 16th century as a reminder of immortality.

Facts & Stats on Capela Dos Ossos (Bone Chapel)

Go Historic ID
318429
Names
Capela dos Ossos
Bone Chapel
Capela dos Ossos (Bone Chapel)
Igreja de São Francisco
Dates
16th C

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Praça 1 de Maio
Evora, Portugal
Contact
26/670-45-21

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Capela Dos Ossos (Bone Chapel) - Evora, Portugal