Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, Hallstatt

Prepare to be both spooked and awe-inspired with a trip to Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, the famous bone house on the ground floor of a 12th-century chapel. The site holds over 1,200 human skulls, 610 of which have been hand-painted in floral designs. In the 18th century the chapel's cemetery became too crowded, and thus the practice emerged of digging up graves 10 to 15 years after death in order to free up a lot. The unearthed skulls were kept, cleaned, and bleached. Following the custom of decorating a grave with flowers, it became a tradition to paint the skulls with flowers. The skulls are grouped by family, with the dates of death written on them. Respectful silence is expected. Put Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hallstatt trip planner.
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  • B.c. 12. This is an existing since bone c.300bc House. 1200 pieces of human skull. According to families and the death are specified. Because it does not have the possibility of expanding the small cemeteries and 10-15 years later bones removed cleaned and after drying in the Sun on them made and certain meanings of images that have become tradition after 1700. Now most people cremated preferred although having to still wants to move here in his will indicates that the yerleştirilebiliyor here again. If you want to €1 and input in the Turkish entry fee information note.
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  • The small town is very impressive, in any weather, it may be interesting if someone specifically for religious, who do not, the look and the architectural solutions, be sure to visit the city is recommended. The scenery was not csontkápolna all day, but the story is not dog.
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  • Also known as the bine house, this is a collection 600 artistically painted skulls. Representing the ideas and ideologies moving from history, these skulls and the art on it shows hoe people and their...  more »
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  • The outside is not a cemetery. It is a flower garden! The inside requires a small entrance fee and is an artistic collection of human skulls.
  • We this and learned the story with the most wonderful person in my life. It was a magical time. Thank you, Susanne.
  • Easy stair climb up here. This is where you go to see the skulls. There is a cemetery in the front and then stacks of sun bleached skulls inside.
  • It cost 2€ for student, though inside is really small, I'm still finding it really meaningful and I learned some history from them!!
  • One of the most beautiful cemeteries I have ever seen!
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