Admire artistic tombs at Monumental Cemetery, a large cemetery opened in 1866. Several of the tombs were designed by renowned artists. Enter through the large, Neo-medieval-style Famedio that contains the tombs of some of Italy's most honored citizens. Look for the exhibit of prints, photographs, and maps outlining the cemetery's historical development. Next, wander through the cemetery to discover both contemporary and classical Italian sculptures, as well as Greek temples, elaborate obelisks, and more. Visit the Civico Mauoleo Palanti to see the memorial built for 800 Milanese killed in Nazi concentration camps. Put Monumental Cemetery on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Milan trip planning tool .
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Monumental Cemetery Reviews
Le nom de Cimetière Monumentale n'est pas usurpé. Nous nous perdons dans les allés de ce cimetière à travers des sépultures plus grandes, belles, folles les unes que les autres. Une très belle surpris... more »The name of monumental cemetery is not usurped. We lose ourselves in the gone of this cemetery through larger, beautiful, crazy graves than the others. A very nice surprise that this cemetery
Επισκεφθήκαμε τον χώρο τυχαία, νομίζοντας ότι πρόκειται για κάποιον καθεδρικό ναό. Ο χώρος είναι τεράστιος και με πάρα πολλά πράγματα για να δεις. Φροντίστε να έχετε στην διάθεσή σας πολύ χρόνο και δι... more »We visited the site randomly, thinking it was a cathedral. The space is huge and with too many things to see. Make sure you have a lot of time and mood for many photos.
This was such a magical and unusual place! The buildings themselves are stunning, and you can find very known people buried here. What is more interested to do is to walk around the stunning pieces of art you can find everywhere, I will definitely go again to see it more
Beautiful cemetery. Really worth a slow walk on a nice-weathered day. The architecture is breath-taking, and the sculpted statues on top of the graves left me speechless because of how realistic they looked. A real soothing experience.
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