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Situated on the highest point in Casares is the cemetery. Normally when I have visited a cemetery... read more

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South West England, United Kingdom
Colourful cemetery

If you are in Casares and you have climbed to the top, make sure you take a short stroll around the... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Heather D
Guildford, United Kingdom
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13 Apr 2018
“Colourful cemetery”
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Reviewed today

Situated on the highest point in Casares is the cemetery. Normally when I have visited a cemetery it consists of graves and people buried in the ground. Here there are long thick walls and individuals are placed in the walls. Interesting........ local culture.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

If you are in Casares and you have climbed to the top, make sure you take a short stroll around the cemetery there which is very colourful. Beautiful views from the walls outside into the valley below.

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Some cemeteries are cold, forbidding and unpleasant but the upper Casares Cemetery is the total opposite. Located high above the town near the castle & behind the community hall, the cemetery is cut into hilltop and cliff edge. The calm peacefulness is enhanced by the...More

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 30 September 2017

What a lovely cemetery. So peaceful at the top of Casares. So well tended & looked after. Beautiful to stroll around .

Thank lesley_6
Reviewed 11 September 2017

You wouldnt normally recommend looking round a cemetery but this is exceptional. Set high up on the cliffs its in a stunning setting. Its extremely beautiful and moving seeing all the love and attention lavished on the individual plots which are wset into the walls

Thank dexterBucks
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Not that anyone ever wants to die, but if you could pick a cemetery to have your remains left you really couldn't ask for a better place, its absolutely stunning, well worth a walk round.

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 20 May 2016

The marble crypts are immaculate and were full of flowers when we visited. The cemetery is located at the absolute top of the hill with wonderful views. In use today so be respectful. Reading the dates would interest both history lovers and children. And you...More

Thank tchrs
Reviewed 12 April 2016

This cemetery is beautiful, quiet and quaint. It is at the top of the old town and the walk up to it was very enjoyable.

Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Opposite the Moorish castle perched high above the town is this lovely cemetery, well kept and like other Mediterranean cemeteries has a mixture of artificial and fresh flowers. There is evidence of someone working there on a daily basis, most graves have a photo of...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 17 November 2015

If your town is perched on the top of a rocky crag, where do you bury your loved ones? There is no soft soil, so you have to create a cemetery which goes upwards and creates a white-painted facility which is also space-efficient, while creating...More

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