Europe’s Bone Churches – The Ultimate Guide!

Ossuary at Kutna Hora
Medieval Ossuary Wamba
Medieval Ossuary Wamba

Europe’s Most Extraordinary Bone Churches, All 10 Of Them!

They are popularly known as “bone churches” or “bone houses” when in fact they are ossuaries. Incidentally, an Ossuary is a container or a room in which the bones of deceased are stored. Medieval Europeans had no qualms about placing the bones of the dead inside a chapel for all to see. In fact, it was such a standard practice that these bone churches dot the European countryside in a macabre dance between the living and the history of the dead that went before us. Almost 20 years ago, I saw a special on television about the bone church at Kutna Hora. Notably, I finally had the opportunity to travel there two years ago.  It was precisely that moment when I realized I need to know more about Europe’s Bone Church. So, let us take a short journey together and view 10 of Europe’s most extraordinary bone churches.

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Europe’s Haunted Castles – Ultimate Guide!

Bodiam Castle UK

The 10 Creepiest Haunted Castles in Europe

It is inevitable; every year summer fades into autumn, and the leaves fall from the trees. As fall arrives, the nights get longer, and so the bonfires become brighter. It is the time of year the dead come out to play, or so the stories go. There is nothing quite like the story of a haunted castle, high up on a hill. Or of the lady who fell to her death while mourning the loss of her one true love. There is a particular kind of romance to any good ghost story, and all good stories are rooted in truth. If you think these spirits roam the castle grounds, or even if you don’t believe; these ten terrifying haunted castles are sure to get your spine tingling!

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Deventer, The Netherlands – The Ultimate Guide!

Deventer Nederland

The Best Things To Do In Deventer, The Netherlands Deventer, located in Overijssel in the Netherlands is one of the most picturesque cities in Holland.  Due to its location on the Ijssel river, the town has at least two beautiful bridges across that join the two sides of the river. Furthermore, the classic war movie … Read more Deventer, The Netherlands – The Ultimate Guide!

Assen, The Netherlands – The Ultimate Guide!

The Best Things To Do In Assen, The Netherlands

Assen is the home of the TT Circuit Assen. You will know this if you are a superbike fan because world renowned superbikes and formula 1 cars race around these tracks all summer long. Located in the North of the Netherlands, Assen is world famous for its TT races. The TT stands for Tourist Trophy, thus inspired by the famous TT Races on the Isle of Man. Moreover, Assen has so much more to offer!

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Enschede, The Netherlands – Ultimate Guide!

The Best Things to Do In Enschede:

Enschede, the Netherlands is, in fact, the capital city of the region Twente. Home of FC Twente, in all honesty, THE favorite football club of every proud Tukker (Dutch word for a person of the area). Enschede, also known as Eanske in the Twentse dialect, is a college town. With more than 160,000 residents and growing, locals consider it a city.  The University of Twente, to tell the truth, is world renowned for its technical department is an international school.  The university makes Enschede a global hotspot in Holland. As a matter of fact this city close to the German border, this is a Dutch city you must see!

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