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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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