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Monumental Cemetery

Piazzale Cimitero Monumentale 1, 20154 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8844 1274
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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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Piazzale Cimitero Monumentale 1, 20154 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8844 1274
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I find walking in cemeteries a relaxing experience. The tourists are quiet. There is no traffic or noise. You can reach this cemetery on the Metro. Make sure to get a map. It's easy to get lost here. We spent time this visit in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Super. Better than Père Lachaise! And free. You can spend hours here, and I was sad not to have enough time.

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Italians are passionate, this includes loved ones who have passed. The Monumental Cemetery is a place of quiet contemplation but also represents the passion of respecting the dead, for the wealthy families of Milan. The works of art - statues / crypts which adorn /...More

1  Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the coolest (if somewhat morbid) place. Unbelievable what people have erected and sculpted for their dear departed.

Thank drdranderson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's uncommon to see such a big graveyard, the outside is impressive but the variety and size of whatever is inside is fantastic too.

Thank MFrantz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free admission. This "place of final rest" is an enormous sculpture gallery full of the most stunning works of art from the 19th and 20th centuries ... each family plot and each statue tell such powerful stories about the times and the soul buried beneath....More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of our tour of Milan, did not know what to expect, but this was 'mind blowing'. Great sculptures, tombs designed and decorated by famous artists, crypt like small houses, this place is huge, more time needed than our allotted one hour visit, would like...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cemetery is like a free museum,with a history less included..The staff provide brochures to guide you through the cemetery which is full of sculptures. Lots of shade trees

1  Thank 075friends
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is huge!!! and if you want to see alot of it and take pictures, plan some extra time here. This place is one of the most amazing cemeteries I have ever seen worldwide. JUst so much amazing structures in here.

1  Thank Clyde_Betts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Monumental Cemetery isn't exactly what I had in mind as a tourist attraction. Nonetheless, my husband cajoled me into going. First of all, it is HUGE. We spent an hour there and barely scratched the surface. As Americans, we are not very familiar with...More

Thank longislandcouple2013
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12 September 2015|
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Response from Mel60 | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, I don't think a guide is needed. Just get off at the - Porta Garibaldi Metro Station and it's a short walk. There is a pedestrian only street to the right of the entrance of the Metro Station that is... More
Damon F
3 June 2015|
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Response from jGiroux1962 | Reviewed this property |
i would suggest allowing at least two hours. it is so beautiful and spread out