Capela dos Ossos (Chapel of Bones) - Alcantarilha

lat:  37° 7'49.02"N long: 8°20'46.55"O

If you happen to drive through Alcantarilha on the EN125 you should take the opportunity to visit the Chapel of Bones which ajoins the church.

The entire interior of the chapel is lined with the bones of over 1000 former parishioners.

Disturbingly, when the local cemetery became too full, these bones were dug up and used to decorate the chapel.

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