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Certosa di Bologna

Address: Via della Certosa 18, Bologna, Italy
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Ranked #33 of 130 Attractions in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Cemeteries, Sights & Landmarks
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Kelso, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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136 attraction reviews
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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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