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Certosa di Bologna

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Beautiful cemetery

Monumental cemetery a bit outside Bologna, but still within walking distance. It has many... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Ghent, Belgium
A walk with nostalgia

The old part of this cemetery is full of beautiful sculptures and architecture, all with nice... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
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Via della Certosa 18 | Di Fronte a Viale Gandhi, 40134 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Monumental cemetery a bit outside Bologna, but still within walking distance. It has many departments, it is recommenndable to decide what you exactly want to see. It is probably too big to cover it in one visit. Beautifully positioned with great view on the Santuario...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

The old part of this cemetery is full of beautiful sculptures and architecture, all with nice, green scenery. A lot of graves is damaged, which only add the thought of mystery and reflect how things pass away...

Thank Olga L
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Incredible place, it’s like you’re in a deserted city. Long walk (45 to 60 minutes), since it’s a bit far from the city centre. On foot, walk via the porticos starting from Porta Saragozza. Not to be missed: Lucia Dalla’s tomb.

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

We sometimes went there just to feel peaceful and quiet. A monumental cemetery resembling Fellini's film Romeo and Juliet

Thank Karin115
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

It’s interesting how certain places retain their spiritual significance for long periods of time. During the 1800s Etruscan objects had been found sporadically here and in 1869 a tomb was uncovered leading to the realisation that the whole area had been an Etruscan necropolis back...More

1  Thank Aussie7leagueboots
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Get 21 bus from central train station to certosa stop. 1.50 euro each way. Huge cemetery - checkout sculptures - interesting

1  Thank izzers4
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Not perhaps at the top of the list for many visitors to Bologna especially given the embarrassment of riches elsewhere, the Certosa di Bologna is nevertheless fairly extraordinary and worth the short trip out of town. The cemetery is vast (this is no exaggeration) and...More

Thank Lewissmit
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This is a huge area and there are so many monuments and headstones to discover. The statues, monuments and artwork are what I loved the most. So much to photograph.

Thank FritzKubrick
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This vast burial ground is generally known simply as “Certosa di Bologna,” the “Charterhouse of Bologna,” I suppose because it grew from the grounds of a monastery. Getting off the bus and crossing M. K. Ghandi, a boulevard six lanes wide, the first thing I...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Spend some time here and see sculpture at its very best . Not your ordinary tourist attraction, just the most unique you can possibly imagine. Been here many times and will return over and over. Always something new to happen on

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Garry G
25 March 2017|
Response from miketaxguy | Reviewed this property |
Would suggest a taxi...bit of a walk Well worth it!