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Certosa di Bologna

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Address: Via della Certosa 18, Bologna, Italy
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One of the most exciting historical cementary I ´ve ever seen. The atmosphere was for me breathtaking, the place looks quite scarry And deadly ..you ´ll see a looot of family... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Martina Z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

One of the most exciting historical cementary I ´ve ever seen. The atmosphere was for me breathtaking, the place looks quite scarry And deadly ..you ´ll see a looot of family signs And pictures And each of them offers its own tale..just stop look breathe..but u walk more inside And you ´ll find another view ..a lot of greenery And... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Though it was an "if we have extra time" excursion, we enjoyed it much. More interesting than many famous cemeteries of Europe, for instance than Vienna`s. You can visit it for the ancient tombs of 1000years after!

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The structure of the monumental cemetery is unlike any other I've seen. The trademark are 'i portici' and the galleries with funeral stones and sculptures. You move from one gallery to another and can easily loose the sense of direction. Parts of the monumental buildings are being restored so expect to see areas that look ok, areas under construction end... More 

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Kelso, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

bologna la grassa........foodie heaven culatello, mortadella hand made pasta...lovely shops...and art the list is to long but worth a visit not to many tourist hidden gem oh! forgot the oldest university in the world

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

While preparing for visiting the city, I listed this place under the section "if time permits". Luckily, I had time to visit it and, unluckily two hours were not enough to admire this beauty. The monumental cemetery located nearby the Certosa has a morbid beauty. From one side, it is a pity to see how neglected and forsaken is this... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

When travelling, I make a point of trying to visit cemetaries. They are places that are usually meant to be beutiful and respectful, and the different ways that societies choose to memorate the dead are of great interest to me. The Certosa is certainly an impressive cemetary, especially the older section. I try not to be superstituous, but I have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Me, my son and my brother went to the Certosa because we heard a lot of the family were buried there. We entered and went into this kind of office and asked for the relation and the man was able to find it. He was very kind to print off the dates and everything and printed us a map to... More 

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