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Monumental Cemetery (Cimitero Monumentale)

Piazzale Cimitero Monumentale 1, 20151 Milan, Italy (Magenta)
+39 02 8844 1274
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Ranked #9 of 412 Attractions in Milan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

If you visit Milan and want to do any sight seeing - this is an absolute must. Beautiful, eery, spiritual, awe inspiring - thoroughly recommended!!

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

What an amazing place this was. I was surprised to discover the way that graveyards and churches tend to be apart from each other. This particular cemetery is very special and the ornate and massive monuments were fantastic. The bigger the monument the more important the family or the person being remembered. Some very good pieces of art and very... More

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My favorite place to get lost in Milan. It's not the most common place to hang out and maybe not the one of the things one would plan to visit Milan but it's definitely more than a simple visit,it's a profound experience.

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Miami, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Most unusual place. Fascinating. Pictures of the deceased on stones Wonderful sculptured headstones of monumental perportions

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Caledon, Canada
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26 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A very ornate cemetery filled with large monuments of all designs from religious to military to personal. The site is vast and would take several hours to completely explore. The accompanying church is very picturesque as well.

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Long Beach, NY
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Monumental Cemetery is the perfect off-the-beaten-path place to visit in Milan. We walked (somewhat of a distance) from the metro and had to ask for directions along the way. Don’t miss this awe inspiring cemetery. Go!

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I never thought I would enjoy visiting a cemetery but the art work is absolutely outstanding. This is a must for visitors to Milan.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This cemetery was very special for us because we have not seen nothing similar before. It's beautiful!!! Amazing statues over the tombs and giant mausoleums. Incredible! Must be seen!!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This cemetary is a must see in Milan. It is the most unique sites I have seen. A joy to witness . Some of the most unusual statues carved by Europe's finest

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We were staying near the Duomo and decided to wander down to the Cimitero Monumentale on a lovely afternoon but it turned out to be horrible reaching the place from nearest metro station.We had to walk lot and lovely afternoon felt like very hot afternoon as we had to ask for direction frequently, i felt like its going to be... More

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