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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
Stazione Centrale
+39 02 8844 1274
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All reviews cimitero monumentale buried here an open air museum sculpture garden jewish section resting place amazing sculptures peaceful place works of art could spend hours closed on mondays couple of hours two hours worth a visit walk around metro station last supper
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was told by friends to visit this cemetery and although a bit sceptical I must admit it is definitely a must see in Milan. The monuments and architecture are amazing.

Thank PeelMaesteg
Reviewed 4 days ago

At the close of two weeks travel (and many churches) throughout Northern Italy, my girlfriend's request to see this cemetery was met with...well, why? Very glad she insisted. It's hard to explain the size and scope of this site. The sculptures rival any museum, the...More

Thank michaelmG455SN
Reviewed 4 days ago

That place is beautiful! It is so nice to walk in here and see all the beautiful cemeteries! Uma belleza!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Thi place is nothing like I thought. It's a bit creepy at first, but it's a real open air museum ! The"monuments" are truly fashinating and I couldn't stop watching them .I totally suggest you avisitif you're in the Area

Thank Alessandro a
Reviewed 6 days ago

We found ourselves at the cemetery by accident but it was one of the highlights of our trip to Italy. There are so many beautiful sculptures and tombs. So many great stories and so much love. It is beautifully kept and the people of Milan...More

Thank Laz S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took about 2 house to walk through here. It was a sad but beautiful experience. It is very well kept.

Thank kittykatstewart
Reviewed 1 week ago

we came across this cemetery by chance. we went the wrong way to see something else and found this very interesting cemetery. you could spend a whole day there. the statues and design of some of these graves is so interesting. pity we arent french...More

Thank MDKbrisbane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am not one that regularly visits cemeteries however, I would not classify Milan’s Cimitero Monumentale as a usual burial ground. It is more like an outdoor museum. The grounds are beautifully arranged with art treasures. A must stop on your visit is the life...More

Thank slasalle8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Master artists created great work. See the outdoor Last Supper. We walked quite a while and did not cover everything.

Thank travelgals2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been aware of good reviews, but that didn't prepare me for what I've seen. It's an amazing cemetery, phenomenal sculptures everywhere, evocative, in very different styles. Doesn't seem touristy at all, no crowd, free entrance and map with marked highlights in English. It really...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
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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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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
Damon F
3 June 2015|
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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