1. The Capuchin Monastery in Brno, Czech Republic, is more than just your average 18th century building.
2. Underneath the monastery are 24 mummified bodies preserved in a crypt.
3. There were apparently around 200 people buried in the Capuchin Crypt until the end of the 18th century.
4. According to the Brno tourism website, the bodies are perserved thanks to the “good geological structure of soil and system of air-holes”.
5. Monks and members of the church are believed to have been buried in the crypt.
6. The bodies are displayed clutching crosses and rosaries.
7. The underground chamber is maintained by employees of the church.
Duties include raking between the mummified corpses.