Leper's Chapel and Ossuary – Landsberg am Lech, Germany - Atlas Obscura
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Leper's Chapel and Ossuary

A graveyard and memorial chapel for victims of leprosy. 

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Built in the 15th Century as a graveyard and memorial chapel for those who died from leprosy, this small chapel and its quiet, tiny cemetery is now neglected and overgrown with weeds. The sparse remains of a 17th century ossuary can be found in a small enclosure behind the chapel.

After the Second World War, the chapel was repurposed as a memorial to local soldiers that died in the war, and most of the grave markers reflect that time period.  

 

 

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