Behold this chapel, it comes with thousands of human bones

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By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Tuesday 11 March 2014

Look beyond the innocuously humble facade of the Kaplica Czaszek chapel — which is located in an old town in southwestern Poland — and you will find the skulls and bones belonging to thousands of war casualties. Back in the days between 1776 and 1804, its local priest Vaclav Tomasek apparently collected, cleaned and assembled […]

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Former chapel of psychiatric hospital made into restaurant

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By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Tuesday 6 November 2012

A 14th century chapel of a psychiatric hospital, converted into a modern-day restaurant. That’s Thuys at the Het Dolhuys, a museum about, well, psychiatry. I am in love with its huge overhead windows and the box-like cloud chandelier crafted out of felt-covered metal boxes. The venue was redesigned by Dutch Studio Overtreders W, and the custom-designed furniture, produced by clients of a psychiatric institution. Nice to see this all come together beautifully.

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