World Cemeteries

Cimitero Monumentale, Milan, Italy

Milan is not only a city of fashion and design, but also a huge history of art, architecture, museums and wonderful cemeteries of exceptional renown. Milan's "city of the dead" - (Italian: Cimitero Monumentale) or museum - necropolis, founded in the second half of the 19th century, located in the north of Milan on an area of ​​about 30 hectares in the neoclassical style. The necropolis, which belongs to one of the two largest cemeteries in the city, is considered one of the richest tombstones and monuments in Europe among the famous craftsmen who worked in the cemetery. This cemetery keeps the history of the city and the various forms of self-determination of the inhabitants of Milan. Based on the tombstones and their locations, you can determine who is who in Milan at the time. Burials in the cemetery are available only to wealthy people and people with high social status. Here are the last famous composers, painters, sculptors, musicians and just rich people. The monuments are so diverse that they look more like an art gallery than a cemetery. Against the general background of the posthumous Vanity Fair, there are statues of real masters. One of the most famous tombstones in the world at the Milan cemetery is considered the "Last Supper", erected especially for Davide Campari and his family.