Cementerio Museo de San Pedro, Medellin

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Visit Cementerio Museo de San Pedro to see an integral part of Medellin's cultural and architectural history. Constructed in 1842, this cemetery-cum-museum serves as the final resting place of many prominent Colombians--including some featuring on the local currency. Established by the elite of the city at the time, the site is full of marble mausoleums, which reflect the status of the people buried there. Today it also hosts art exhibits, concerts, shows, and dance performances. Put Cementerio Museo de San Pedro on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Medellin vacation planner.
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  • This is a lovely well maintained cemetery, In the past it was a cemetery for the rich and famous and there are many large family tombs.  more »
  • I suggest you go with a tour guide who can tell you all the stories there are to know about the many tumbs and sculptures. You sure will learn a lot about the history of both rich and poor people from...  more »
  • We went to this cemetery expecting it to be like one of Paris' spooky old cemeteries, but we were disappointed. It is well built and pretty but not overly memorable.  more »