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Cimitero Monumentale del Verano

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Huge Cemetery

My wife and I were looking for something different after a week of churches and Roman ruins. This... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Redgerm
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San Diego, California
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Worth a visit

The cemetery was not far from our apartment, quite fascinating and made an interesting walk. Some... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
dbh13
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Dollar, United Kingdom
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“Huge Cemetery”
Jul 21, 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were looking for something different after a week of churches and Roman ruins. This is a HUGE cemetery with crypts above ground (burials below). Lots of interesting history dating from about the late 1800’s to more modern times. Many interesting monuments....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

An amazing cemetery right outside the walls. Impressed by the number of flower vendors outside. Many well maintained and many are huge family mausoleums designed like small chapels. So many wonderful Italian names that we have in America too. Peace.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

The cemetery was not far from our apartment, quite fascinating and made an interesting walk. Some very elaborate mausoleums and an underground section which contained hundreds of graves - not something you’d see in the UK.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

The Campo Verano was founded in the early 19th century. Reasonably clean and with an interesting collection of monumental architecture and a grand church. The cemetery is apparently divided into sections: the Jewish cemetery, the Catholic cemetery, and the monument to the victims of World War 1. We found no...More

Date of experience: June 2017
5  Thank john h
Reviewed December 25, 2015

As I wonder off from the direction of my hotel I found myself about 2 or 3 km from my hotel, an Italian told me of the famous cemetry so here are some photos. My experience was more dip in what I saw but I...More

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank Abimbola A
Reviewed November 12, 2015

In 1959, a relative visited. Pictures sent by me were taken during that visit. There are excellent monuments and graveyards. It is a soothing place and especially I had the opportunity to visit the grave of Private in the picture.

Date of experience: July 2015
4  Thank Aydin A
Reviewed September 20, 2015

Walking in a cemetery can be very soothing and tranquil. I really like this serene cimitero with beautiful architecture and landscaping. You should really take your time when you visit this place as it is really big. Just wander around and let yourself be surprised...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank Valerie D
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Whilst waiting for the Basilica di San Lorenzo to open, we wandered further up the piazza and were amazed to find the entrance of the huge Verano cemetery. With time to spare we wandered in without expectation. We were in awe. The architecture, individual crypts...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank SoloTogether
Reviewed July 15, 2015

huge park, surrounded by great walls. many of the graves are build into the walls of massive buildings (i think from the 1890s-1930) and look impressive. they reminded me a bit of libraries, there are ladders everywhere so people can reach the upper floors. some...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Alex V
Reviewed December 9, 2014

I went to the Verano for a funeral and many of my ancestors are buried there. It dawned on me the last time I was there, that it would probably be of interest to people as there are beautiful family monuments with sculptures, beautiful trees,...More

Date of experience: November 2014
3  Thank PriscillaP1968
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