Beautiful architecture all around! I think it's a must see if you're visiting Milan. You also get to see famous tombs, like that of Verdi, Manzoni and Campari.
The cemetery is fronted by an incredibly grand building which looks more like a palace and once through the entrance the first view is actually gob smacking! The monuments that greet you as you enter are magnificent - some really huge ones, and there are many examples of art deco and art nouveau architecture. The Italians certainly know how to... More
Sick but true, it's well worth a visit even though it's not in the centre. It's huge so you'll probably not see it all. Without spoiling it, if you get a spare 2 or 3 hours have a leisurely walk round.
This place is extremely beautiful but slightly haunting as well at the same time it is a mass monument to those who are resting within its walls. Well worth a visit to see the history and culture.
You might ask why go a cemetery while on vacation? well, I've always been fascinated by the different sculptures and monuments in a cemetery and found it a nice way to browse and to get a better feel of who had lived in the city and what the monuments tell the present about the past.. It was a lovely place... More
The hostess at our B&B recommended this as part of a walking tour to do on Sunday. This impressive cemetery is filled with museum quality sculptures in mausoleum form. Stop by Grani and Braci for a coffee before entering and then have lunch there on the way back, then head to 'Piazza Gae Aulenti' to see the reflecting pool before... More
This is beautiful! I spent here 2.5 hours and saw maybe half of it. Although sad, the statues are wonderful.
I would have rated this excellent if I had been able to get in. From what I could see of the exterior, it would be well worth the visit. If I get back to Milan on a different day of the week, I would definitely take the time to see this.
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