Subterranean catacombs under the Jesuit church in Klatovy were built in 1656-1676. Members of the order, as well as notable citizens, noblemen from the surroundings and other benefactors were buried there. Burying in the crypt was ended by the emperor Joseph II's order in 1783.

Thanks to an elaborate system of air circulation bodies in oak coffins were gradually mummified and conserved. The crypt can be visited through the entry on the right-hand side of the church.

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Pavel Řepásek (13 months ago)
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Irena Marena (2 years ago)
Strange interesting place! I would recommend to see, as I've never seen smth like that before!
Alex Kerekes (3 years ago)
Absolutely worth the visit and the price. Interesting, informative exhibition available in three languages, and the mummies are something you definitely don't get to see everyday.
Jan Holuša (5 years ago)
Interesting, but also little bit creepy. I would recommend to not go there with small kids.
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