Chapel of skulls

Chapel of skulls - scenic attractions

This is a great common tomb of the victims of the Silesian wars. It was built in 1776. The walls and ceiling of the chapel are lined with 3 thousand skulls and human bones.

The chapel is an unique picture of the transitoriness and fragility of a man in which the remains of old families, friends and enemies have met.

The Skull Chapel is the only facility of this type in Poland and one of three in Europe.