An ossuary is a chest, building, well, or site made to serve as the final resting place of human skeletal remains.
- Gusuku of Ryukyu Tamaudun, royal tomb, according to Ryukyuan tradition, the royal remains would only be kept in central compartment for a limited time, after which the bones were washed and entombed in the north and south compartments - so technically it is also an ossuary.
- Lima Monastery of San Francisco
- Mount Athos In the Prodomos Link
- Oporto Igreja de Sao Francisco
- Rome Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini
- Saint Catherine Area Chapel of St Tryphon Link
- Venice and its Lagoon Isola Sant'Ariano
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