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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Better than it seems. Easy to get to by public transport. The place is MASSIVE and the cemetery will surprise you with the sizes of the constructions inside. Entry is free of charge. more »
An amazing place to visit in Milan. Maybe it's not your usual tourist location, but it's definitely worth the visit, as good number of the graves has been done by famous architects and artists. more »
Wonderfull place to walk and think. Incredible tomb. A nice place to be in Milan. Just in front of. A girl who sell great food.
I felt like I was in a museum. I was impressed by the beautiful, unique sculptures. Simply amazing!
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