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Monumental Cemetery

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Address: Piazzale Cimitero Monumentale 1, 20154 Milan, Italy
Phone Number: +39 02 8844 1274
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08:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 08:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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Why visit a cemetery when you’re on vacation, you ask? The tombs at this...

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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Beautiful, quiet and sadness place

Beautiful, quite and sadness place in Milan with amazing, incredible monuments and tombs of rich and famous people. It looks like an open-air museum where you can think about life... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Minsk, Belarus
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Minsk, Belarus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful, quite and sadness place in Milan with amazing, incredible monuments and tombs of rich and famous people. It looks like an open-air museum where you can think about life and walking along the tombs admiring majesty and splendour crypts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This cemetery is an incredible display of wealth and patronage of sculpture artists, offering visitors a wonderful display unlike any other in the world. Free of charge to visit, it makes for a very pleasing stroll, easy on the eye & to get to via public transport. Really enjoyed our visit.

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South Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful statues and monuments to the deceased in the middle of the city. Easy to spend a couple of hours here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to go. Just hop on a tram. Such an awe inspiring setting with amazing tombs. The Campari Family Tomb with a life size sculpture of The Last Supper was memorable. For a tourist, Milan can be difficult on either a Sunday or Monday when shops and Museums are closed. This was a perfect place to... More 

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Lendava, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Monumentale for the 1 of november, it's a must go if you are in Milan, something different than in our town, big, amazing graveryard you can take a walk.

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Longmont, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked north from the center of China Town and went in at Via Niccolini to this huge cemetery and sculpture garden. The cemetery is divided into a Christian, a Catholic and a Jewish gardens. They have a sign, where you enter, showing the layout of the gardens. Unfortunately, we were looking for a couple of sculptures we had read about,... More 

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Nice, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very large and interesting cemetery to explore. Well kept gardens and amazing buildings. Impressive to see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievable that cemetery can be so beautiful. A must visit tourist destination. We were not planning to visit this. However this turned out to be one of the best tourist destinations in Milan.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an absolute highlight. I love cemeteries anyway, and this is one of the very best I've ever seen. Fascinating monuments and perfect for those who love architecture. Each is a work of art. Many famous tombs too. And it's free, and each to reach on the metro. Fascinating and worth a visit. I could have spent hours there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fascinating visit. The cemetery is HUGE, laid out in wide gravelled drives, and with tombs crammed cheek by jowl along every avenue. The tombs are very grand, and in a wide variety of styles. We went on a sunny morning which happened to be All Saints' Day, when Milanese families take giant pots of chrysanthemums to lay at the... More 

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Stazione Centrale
Central Station represents a bridge towards the future. Impressive skyscrapers and new age buildings stretch the skyline with the majestic Unicredit Tower cutting through. Surrounding it are large towers that define Piazza Gae Aulenti, where the fountain and the Monumento Trombe leave one breathless. A famous building of the district is the Vertical Forest, where the innovative materials and trees planted on the terraces are a unique mix of nature and man-made construction. In the district, there is the Monumental Cemetery, known for its antique tombs with sculptures portraying angels of commemorative scenes many will find touching.
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