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Cemetery of the Week #158: Staglieno Cemetery

The Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno Piazzale Resasco, 16100 Genoa, Italy Opened: January 1, 1851 Size: 250 acres Number of interments: 117,600 gravesites Thirty-five years after the Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno opened in Genoa, Italy, the Parisian newspaper Le Figaro decreed … Continue reading

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The Art Tour of Staglieno Cemetery

Staglieno: The Art of the Marble Carver by Walter S Arnold My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the first cemetery book I’ve read that was written by a sculptor. Arnold enthuses about the magnificent statuary of Staglieno Cemetery … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #134: Appian Way

Appian Way Rome, Italy Founded: After 312 BCE Size: Only 10 miles remain, not all of it lined with tombs Number of interments: none anymore Best time to visit: on Sundays, when the road is closed to traffic Hours of … Continue reading

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A taste of the English Cemetery

The Protestant Cemetery of Florence called “The English Cemetery” by Luigi Santini My rating: 3 of 5 stars I picked this guidebook up from the caretaker at the English Cemetery in Florence. The little chapbook contains a scant amount of … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #108: the English Cemetery

The English Cemetery of Florence aka Il Cimitero degli Inglesi or officially Il Cimitero Protestante di Porta di Pinti The Protestant Cemetery of Porte di Pinti Piazzale Donatello, 38 50132 Florence, Italy Telephone: +39 055 582608 Founded: 1827 Size: small … Continue reading

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