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Monumental Cemetery

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Why visit a cemetery when you’re on vacation, you ask? The tombs at this Milan burial ground offer a great glimpse of Italian artistic styles from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Piazzale Cimitero Monumentale, 20154 Milan, Italy
Stazione Centrale
+39 02 8844 1274
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All reviews cimitero monumentale buried here an open air museum jewish section sculpture garden resting place amazing sculptures peaceful place works of art could spend hours closed on mondays couple of hours worth a visit metro station last supper awe inspiring visiting milan
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A massive cemetery near the subway station of Monumental. We went at 4pm and it was just starting to get dark. Loads of impressive family mausoleums and tombs. We found the Campari family tomb! The sculptures and art works are fab. 3 sections in the...More

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We didn't have time to go in but we were lucky to see it in the day and at night. It was beautifully lit at night, and is worth seeing.

Thank CM K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I couldn’t describe this place to you if I tried. Honestly, it’s spectacular. The sheer number of stunning monuments and headstones is beyond belief...!

Thank PetaRhi
Reviewed 6 days ago

I must say this was one of the highlights during our trip to Milan. It´s difficult to describe what this place is like. Well it's a cemetery for sure but the grandeur, the spooky feeling and the atmosphere here is hard to beat. The cemetary...More

Thank dennys667
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling as I always do in late October , the weather can help lend a sense of melancholy to anywhere. Here is lent quite a bit to a well preserved final resting place for the famous and unknown. Located above the Chinatown area of Milan...More

Thank Jacob B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cemetery is quite a site to behold. Has amazing structures. It is not called the "monumental" cemetery for nothing. It takes quite a bit of time to explore. Although it opens at 8:15, best to go after 9 when the office is open if...More

Thank EugeneR
Reviewed 1 week ago

We first turned up on a Monday and were disappointed to find it all locked up. We returned another day and to be honest after spending a couple of hours walking round I wished we had had a whole day here. There are so many...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here on our recent visit. Totally amazed by the whole site and the artefacts around the site. Well worth a visit

Thank tony s
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Monumental Cemetery is just north of the city center and easily accessible on foot or with the tram. Entrance is free. It is an architectural marvel and worth visiting more for the mausoleums than for the people buried there. That said, two graves worth...More

Thank Rosetana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

worth a visit to see the incredible size of some of these tombs. Not in my Top10 though. Easily accessible with the tube

Thank Denise P
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Stazione Centrale
Central Station represents a bridge towards the
future. Impressive skyscrapers and new age buildings
stretch the skyline with the majestic Unicredit Tower
cutting through. Surrounding it are large towers that
define Piazza Gae Aulenti, where the fountain and the
Monumento Trombe leave one breathless. A famous
building of the district is the Vertical Forest, where
the innovative materials and trees planted on the
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Danielah G
October 13, 2017|
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Response from NicolettaC | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but you shall carry it with you all the time, it happened to me once, because there are no storage places. By the way, if you need a place to store your luggage near the central station, I just bumped into one today, a... More
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September 11, 2015|
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Response from Mel60 | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, I don't think a guide is needed. Just get off at the - Porta Garibaldi Metro Station and it's a short walk. There is a pedestrian only street to the right of the entrance of the Metro Station that is... More
Damon F
June 2, 2015|
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Response from jGiroux1962 | Reviewed this property |
i would suggest allowing at least two hours. it is so beautiful and spread out