I was surprised by how much I enjoyed my visit. Cemeteries aren't really my thing but some of the crypts and tombstones really made it interesting. I would highly recommend it!
About Monumental Cemetery
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We were encouraged to visit here by our host and we're so glad we did! It's quite astonishing to see how wealthy families have built such enormous and elaborate mausoleums for their loved ones, we'd never seen anything like it!
The Monumental Cemetery is huge with headstone and tombs that show Italian Passion for life and death. This is an interesting place to spend a couple hours in the peaceful cemetery.
I thought the cemetary in Havana was good but this is really incredible. There is such a mix of buildings - all from the 1870's onwards but some are really elaborate, some look like the tardis and some are simple. Architecturally amazing and well work...More
Amazing!! I love walking around old cemeteries just to find the oldest head stone, always peaceful! well this place takes it to several leagues higher!!. The main monuments are like detached houses and there are a huge number. They are family monuments and there are...More
A cemetery visit on All Souls Day in order to pay my respects to the founder of A.C Milan,a certain Herbert Kilpin, an Englishman born in Nottingham, who is buried here in the Famedio building.The cemetery is like a hall of fame, reserved only for...More
We went to this cemetery on the 3rd of November, It was beautiful weather and the cemetery was full of flowers (that time of year).
It seems wrong to be sight-seeing in a cemetery but this place is made for reflection on those who have gone before and the monuments their families have provided. Enter with respect for what the place is and you will be rewarded with an insight...More