Top 14 Creepy Monuments Erected With Human Bones And Skulls (Photo Gallery)

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It may seem surprising to you but there are buildings which were built exclusively using human bones. These buildings, built mainly for the religious purposes, have made the human bones a part of the architectural style. The style may be strange for some while it may be terrifying for others. We make you visit these creepy monuments.

1. The Skull Chapel, Czermna
Built in poland in the eighteenth century, it was built using skeletons of the victims of conflict, disease and famine.

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2. The Sedlec Ossuary 
Built in Czech Republic, it is decorated with the bones of about 60,000 people who died at the end of the nineteenth century.

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3. The Catacombs of Paris
Ossuary built in the eighteenth century, contains the remains of over 6 million people.

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4. Tower of Skulls in Nis
Built in Serbia in the early nineteenth century and then subsequently destroyed. It contained the bones of nearly a thousand victims.

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5. The ossuary of the church of the Blessed Virgin Mary
It was built in Krtiny, Czech Republic, in the eighteenth century. It contains the remains of a thousand people and 12 painted skulls.

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6. The ossuary of Hallstatt
Built in Austria in the eighteenth century, it is composed of 1200 painted and decorated skulls.

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7. Our Lady of the Conception of the Capuchins
Built in the Rome, Italy, in the early seventeenth century, it contains the remains of 3,700 monks.

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8. The chapel of bones in Evora
Built in Portugal in the early sixteenth century, it contains the remains of more than 5000 monks.

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9. The chapel of bones in Faro
Built in Portugal in the eighteenth century, it also contains a complete skeleton covered with gold.

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10. The Eggenburg Charnel 
Built in Austria in the fourteenth century, it contains the remains of 5,800 people.

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11. The ossuary of the Church of San Bernardino
Built in Milan, Italy, the church was redecorated in the seventeenth century with skulls and crossbones.

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12. The ossuary Square St. Jacob
Brno, Czech Republic, built between the XVII and XVIII century it contains more than 50,000 skeletons.

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13. The ossuary of the Monastery of St. Francis
Located in Lima, Peru, the monastery was built in the seventeenth century and contains about 70,000 skulls and ten times more femurs bones.

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14. The Gold Bar
Located in New York, United States. It is decorated with skulls painted in gold on all the walls.

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In writing, most of us agree that these places have a strange and creepy atmosphere, which is although not devoid of originality. Others may still think that all these skeletons are better placed underground rather than ornamented in the churches and chapels. What is your opinion about this type of decoration? You may also like to read :The 10 Most Scary Places On The Earth.

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