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Palermo Street Market and Capuchin Catacombs

On my last full day in Palermo, a few of us decided to visit the Capuchin catacombs, which play eternal host to preserved and mummified remains dating from the late 1500s to its last permanent resident from the 1920s. At some point, some monk concluded that a place full of dead people wasn’t disturbing enough and decided to arrange many of the bodies in ways that suggest they’re still alive. […]

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