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Bone Chapel, Campo Maior, Portugal
On September 16, 1732 there was a tragic event in Campo Maior, a gunpowder magazine exploded after being struck by lightening, killing 1,500 people and destroying 823 houses. The Chapel of Bones (Capela dos Ossos) was built in 1766 entirely lined with the bones of the victims.

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