Wishlist of places to visit when I go to Europe this fall!

I’ve been day dreaming and wander lusting HARD about my upcoming trip to Europe!!!!

Here are some cool places that I am hoping to see while I am there!

Death and natural beauty are definitely the themes so far lol


PALERMO, ITALY (Sicily)

 Capuchin Monastery Catacombs

Catacombs with thousands of well-dressed mummies 

http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/capuchin-monastery

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NAPLES, ITALY  (Capri/Pompeii)

The Anatomical Machines of Cappella Sansevero

These “anatomical machines” are only one of the many strange items in this Italian crypt

http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-anatomical-machines-of-cappella-sansevero

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NAPLES, ITALY (Capri/Pompeii)

Fontanelle Cemetery Caves

The plague of 1656 and the bombings of WWII united by a cult dedicated to caring for the dead

http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/fontanelle-cemetery-cavesW1siZiIsInVwbG9hZHMvcGxhY2VfaW1hZ2VzLzVhN2I3MmZlNTM1ZGFmYWE0Zl85OTk0OTUzMDg2XzNjOTY3ODdjNDFfYi5qcGciXSxbInAiLCJ0aHVtYiIsIngzOTBcdTAwM2UiXSxbInAiLCJjb252ZXJ0IiwiLXF1YWxpdHkgOTEgLWF1dG8tb3JpZW50Il1d

 


ROME, ITALY (Civitavecchia)

Santa Maria della Concezione Crypts

The crypts of Capuchin friars decorated with the bones

of over 4000 friars, including an entire “crypt of pelvises”

http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/arciconfraternita-santa-maria-dell-orazione-e-morte

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LIVORNO, ITALY (Florence / Pisa)

Museum of Human Anatomy

Anatomical cabinet holds unexpected treasures

http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/museum-human-anatomy-pisa

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LIVORNO, ITALY (Florence / Pisa)

La Specola Anatomical Collection

The largest and most famous wax anatomical collection anywhere in the world

http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/la-specola

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Marseille, France

Château d’If

This historic island prison holds one of the dungeons

from the Count of Monte Cristo even though it is a work of fiction

http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/chateau-d-if

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BARCELONA, SPAIN

Museu de Carrosses Fúnebres de Barcelona

This Funeral Hearse Museum represents the finest in cadaver transportation

http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/museu-de-carrosses-funebres-de-barcelona

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