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Monumental Cemetery, Milan

Categories: Cemeteries, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 2,000+ reviews on the web
Admire artistic tombs at Monumental Cemetery, a large cemetery opened in 1866. Several of the tombs were designed by renowned artists. Enter through the large, Neo-medieval-style Famedio that contains the tombs of some of Italy's most honored citizens. Look for the exhibit of prints, photographs, and maps outlining the cemetery's historical development. Next, wander through the cemetery to discover both contemporary and classical Italian sculptures, as well as Greek temples, elaborate obelisks, and more. Visit the Civico Mauoleo Palanti to see the memorial built for 800 Milanese killed in Nazi concentration camps. With our international travel planner, Milan attractions like Monumental Cemetery can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The entrance is free. The place is impressive, full of beautiful and very intriguing sculptures. More than 'creepy', is beautiful but respect must be kept.
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  • This cemetery which was founded sometime around 1850 is one of the most interesting cemeteries I have ever visited. It is a classic tour of the history of art. For anyone interested in the art surroun...  read more »
  • To my taste the most beautiful of Milan. Each Tomb a work of art, an ode to those who departed. Some really remarkable. Do not charge entry. If you're in metro is at the station "monumental" and "cenisio" station is also a few blocks.
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  • Large cemetery, amazing content, the sculptures and other artwork make it look alive and will keep you busy for at least a good hour. Also makes for great start of a honeymoon, gives you deep topics of conversation.
  • A rather large cemetery with many interesting and amazing artwork and architecture. One could easily spend a few hours if interested in sculptures and architecture. Highly recommended.
  • Huge cemetery that you can easily hang around for hours and look at the graves and admire how beautiful they are
  • Really monumental. Better when it is not rainning.
  • Beautiful and intricate cemetery
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