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Monumental Cemetery (Cimitero Monumentale)

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Address: Piazzale Cimitero Monumentale 1, 20151 Milan, Italy
Phone Number: +39 02 8844 1274
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Why visit a cemetery when you’re on vacation, you ask? The tombs at this...
Why visit a cemetery when you’re on vacation, you ask? The tombs at this Milan burial ground offer a great glimpse of Italian artistic styles from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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This is a must if you are in Milan. Was somber and beautiful, nothing like I experienced. The monuments to loved ones were gorgeous and heartfelt.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a must if you are in Milan. Was somber and beautiful, nothing like I experienced. The monuments to loved ones were gorgeous and heartfelt.

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Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It's like a big open air museum, you can spend a whole day walking here. Prodigious crypts, quite green alleys. Amazing.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This cemetery is absolutely amazing. There is art and architecture of all styles here. There were modern sculptures, Egyptian themed sculptures, etc. The emotion expressed by the loved ones through the artwork is incredibly powerful. One of the things I thought was very interesting and special was that there were often pictures of the deceased people as part of the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I love cemeteries and the social history they capture, so it's no surprise that I loved Cimitero monumentale. The macabre, the touching, and provocative are all there as people try to express their values through their choice of headstone for their loved one. There is a map you can pick up from the office, but don't miss " the last... More 

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Gilbert, AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

This is a quiet city cemetary. You can get there with the purple subway line when it is finished (maybe 2016). Otherwise, there are a couple of tram lines that will get you there. There are so many amazing headstones, crypts, and memorials. It is really crazy to see how many people thought it was a good idea to spend... More 

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Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Beautiful and historical. It's a museum outdoors. Amazing sculptures that are museum quality. A beautiful quiet spot in the heart of the city.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This cemetery is an open air museum of sculpture. - It's a short walk from the P. Ta Garibaldi Metro Station - Blue line. - We spent 3 hours walking around. It's well labeled and you can get a map at the front desk - Space for the small areas are rented, and if the rent is not paid the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It is like a museum of excellent sculptures. It is not a place of fear as in most cemeteries but a place to admire the sculptures almost as good as any in Italy.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It felt more like an open air museum rather than a cemetery, we were absolutely mesmerized! It is a must visit destination in Milan.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I've been to my share of cemeteries and this one is more like a museum for all the stunning sculptures works. Who needs to go to a gallery when you can go here instead and see all the works that have been chosen for their loved ones. So elaborate and at the same time over the top. The crypts for... More 

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Additional Information about Monumental Cemetery (Cimitero Monumentale)

Address: Address: Piazzale Cimitero Monumentale 1, 20151 Milan, Italy
Phone Number: +39 02 8844 1274
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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