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Monumental Cemetery

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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, 20154 Milan, Italy
Zone 8
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All reviews cimitero monumentale buried here an open air museum jewish section resting place sculpture garden peaceful place amazing sculptures works of art could spend hours closed on mondays couple of hours worth a visit metro station last supper visiting milan homes
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Saw this from the outside I think it is on the route of Tram 9. It looks stunning, would definitely consider visiting it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Travelvery
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply amazing. This is an incredible open-air art gallery. So many beautiful and impressive sculptures. It takes at least a couple of hours to go around the whole place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GabrielaCh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the cemetery was an amazing experience. There you will find several family sarcophagi from wealthy people from Milan (I assume). These are not just simple building but real architectural masterpieces! Really beautiful!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank renatoargh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had no idea how huge this place was, we arrived late afternoon so didn’t have the time to explore it fully. What we did see was very impressive, amazing architecture throughout the cemetery. Some of the shrines were as big as small houses! I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tomc759
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's really monumental, clean, impressive city of several generations of dead people. Various styles, many unusual, attractive monuments. Peaceful place...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Baku1961
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited other cemeteries in Europe, this I would say is the most imposing. It seems to put some things in perspective, particularly while walking through the columbarium. So many lives, so many stories. A different type of sight-seeing, I felt privileged to be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LiLoLaNYC
Reviewed 18 December 2018

This cemetery is beautiful. You get an eerie feeling walking around all the huge tombs looming above your head.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pudvarbail
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Visited on 18-Nov-18 This place can be easily accessed through violet line which stops at 'Monumental' and the station exit opens to this attraction. Free Entry for All. Legacy, Heritage, Ancestral, Clan, Family Name, Family Tree all comes together at this place. Giving tribute to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bhaskar_10
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Located near the subway station, is a place that impresses with every single grave you see. Free entrance, take more than 30 minutes for a walk to discover statues and alleys around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Loredana_sv
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is a beautiful and immaculately kept cemetery to visit. One can not describe the monumental size of these monuments until you actually see them. The architecture, detailed carvings and sheer size is truly amazing. I gained so much insight into the lives of Milan’s...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Danielah G
14 October 2017|
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Response from NicolettaC | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but you shall carry it with you all the time, it happened to me once, because there are no storage places. By the way, if you need a place to store your luggage near the central station, I just bumped into one today, a... More
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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
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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
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