7. 5. 2013
Capuchin monastery and church in Brno: a crypt with exceptionally preserved mummies
The Capuchin monastery with the Finding of the Holy Cross Church in Brno is a unique monument which will inspire every lover of history and art. In the original early Baroque building you can admire the valuable Capuchin library with the original Rococo inventory and a ceiling fresco by Josef Stern. Anyone who likes spooky experiences will certainly want to head to the cellar of the monastery, which offers a rarity of European importance – a Capuchin crypt from the 18th century where the naturally mummified remains of members of the Capuchin order, their patrons and prominent personalities of Brno lie.