Displays in Rome’s Capuchin crypt, which contains the skeletal remains of 3,700 monks. Photo: Getty Images

Inside Rome’s Capuchin crypt, a macabre attraction that is home to the skeletal remains of monks

  • A short stroll from the Trevi Fountain, the ossuary contains the remains of 4,000 people, arranged into strange artworks
  • The Marquis de Sade, who knew a thing or two about self-mortifi­cation, wrote that he had never seen anything more impressive
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Displays in Rome’s Capuchin crypt, which contains the skeletal remains of 3,700 monks. Photo: Getty Images
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