Macabre and Morbid - a trip to the Crypt of the Capuchin Friars

Macabre and Morbid - a trip to the Crypt of the Capuchin Friars

The crypt contains the remains of over 3,500 bodies - it is believed that they were monks (friars) and their followers.   Set out in six small chapels (all named after different body parts, including pelvises and leg bones) the skulls and bones you will see are not laid about randomly - on the contrary, they are put together in quite elaborate displays…