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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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pretty cemetery

I want to find piazza sempione, turned out arrive here. Outside is under construction . Inside is very beautifull cemetery and not scary at all. Love the atmosphere and the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I want to find piazza sempione, turned out arrive here. Outside is under construction . Inside is very beautifull cemetery and not scary at all. Love the atmosphere and the tombs.. beautifull

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

An amazing array of statues , sculptures and small chapels adorn the graves , some of which were brand new , some very old. They have a list of who is buried where , and who the artist/sculptor was. It is for Christians and Jews ,and has some very tall old trees adorning it. This is really worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

You can't help but feel your breath catch while you walk between the mausoleums that some families have put up, many bigger than my own house. Definitely take some time to admire the different types of memorials around, and stop to imagine the thought put into each and every one of them. Some are heartbreaking, and some are disbelief-inducing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Don't think it morbid. This cemetery is one of the most extraordinary places in Milan. Put it on your list as a must-see if you are interested in sculpture, history and some truly breathtaking architecture. Only a mile from the city center it is an easy walk. And don't forget your camera. Strolling through this place will make you feel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Absolutely beautiful. Breathtaking art and sculpture from way back when people thought they could buy their way into heaven with this kind of thing. There's something very touching about the craft, faith and love put into these memorials by the loved ones of the deceased. You feel as though you're getting a glimpse into the stories of 100s of different... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Artistic people must not miss this peaceful place with beautiful sculptures and architecture in the back yard.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Beautiful and with so much history. A must see! You will see tombs of famous poets, writers and artists.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I always asked myself whats interesting in visiting graveyards. Here you can find nice funerary tombstones and cappelle for milanese wealthiest families. If you look carefully many famous people are buried here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

i went there on a sunday just to waste a bit of time while i was waiting for the restaurant to open ' well i was stunned and i simply lost 4hours in there and i could have spent a full day there no problem i loved it And if any of you remember Land of the giants from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Ok, I´ve seen many cemeteries and some of them was quite famous or well-known, but I´ve never seen cementery like this one. Exactly this is what I think when it´s said a necropolis. enormously huge tombs of many styles makes people feel some humility on the one hand, on the other hand to feel a wonderment. Moreover, there is very... More 

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