European Cemeteries

Cemetery of poblenou (Barcelona)

El beso de la muerte - Barcelona

If you want to understand why a cemetery may also be a work of art, visit the Poblenou and you will have the answer.

It has two distinct areas: the original space and the extension dating from the second half of the 19th century. Everywhere, there are places of great artistic, historical and emotional. This is a small museum filled with funeral sculptures and great harmony. The reconstruction of 1819, following Napoleon's troops destroyed the old cemetery in the East, in 1775, designed by the Italian architect Antonio Ginesi.


cemetery staglieno (Genoa)

Angel of Monteverde - Italy

The monumental cemetery of staglieno , the Italian monumental cimitero di Staglieno is the biggest necropolis of Genoa and one of the largest cemeteries in Europe.

This beautiful cemetery is a jewel of architecture, art and also a testimony of faith. The richness of his sculptures in fact a museum of statuary of the nineteenth century.

All these moving testimonies of pain and grief are a splendid beauty.


cemetery Rakowicki (Krakow)

Cimetière Rakowicki - Poland

The Rakowicki cemetery (Polish: Cmentarz Rakowicki ) , located in Krakow, is one of the most famous Polish cemeteries, which are buried many Polish notables. It was built in the early nineteenth century.


Père Lachaise Cemetery (Paris)

Cimetière du Père Lachaise - Paris

The Père-Lachaise Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Paris and one of the most famous in the world.

Located in the 20th arrondissement of the city, many famous people are buried there. Each year it welcomes more than three and a half million visitors, making it the most visited cemetery in world.