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Certosa di Bologna

Via della Certosa 18, Bologna, Italy
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Ranked #23 of 134 Attractions in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries
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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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