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Beautiful Statue at Monumental Cemetery in Milan - Italy

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The Cimitero Monumentale in Milan (Italy) is a very large cemetery located on the square given its name, Piazzale del Cimitero Monumentale. Near the heart of Milan, the cemetery was designed by the architect Carlo Maciachini (1818-1899). It opened in 1866 and since then it has been filled with a wide range of both contemporary and classical Italian sculptures as well as Greek temples, elaborate obelisks, and other original works such as a scaled-down version of Trajan's Column.

The main entrance is through the large Famedio (Temple of Fame), a massive Neo-Medieval style building of marble and stone that serves as the tomb for some of the country's most honored citizens including Alessandro Manzoni. In the Palanti Chapel is a monument commemorating the 800 Milanese citizens who were executed in Nazi concentration camps. The cemetery has a special section for non-members of the Roman Catholic faith.

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A: Crying Statue in Monumental Cemetery

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Crying Statue in Monumental Cemetery

B: Piccoli Templi nel Cimitero Monumentale di Milano

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C: Beautiful Bronze Statues in Milan Monumental Cemetery

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D: Monumental Cimetery in Milan

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E: Tree Lined Mall in Cemetery

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F: Museum of Monuments in Cemetery

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G: Cimitero Monumentale a Milano

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H: Famedio del Cimitero Monumentale

by Andrea Biffi, 120 meters away

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I: Famedio del Cimitero Monumentale a Milano

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J: walking in the Graveyard of Milan

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Italy’s and perhaps the world’s capital of fashion and design, Milano is home to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, which is possibly the world’s oldest shopping mall. The city is currently undergoing an architectural renaissance, which will culminate in a new skyline for the Expo 2015, which will be hosted in Milano. Visitors can take advantage of an extensive public transportation system, which includes metro, buses, trolleys and trams.

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