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Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon)

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Largest cemetery I have ever seen

This place is massive and unbelievable structures and artwork. The history here is incredible! If... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
DanZ734
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Worth a look!

Mix of the simple and ornate - some impressive sculpture on old family crypts. Well cared for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
PBandJ2003
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Calle Zapata y Calle 12, Havana La Habana, Kuba, Cuba
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is massive and unbelievable structures and artwork. The history here is incredible! If you have time stop in and check out the artwork and statues.

Thank DanZ734
Reviewed 4 days ago

Mix of the simple and ornate - some impressive sculpture on old family crypts. Well cared for, with a beautiful small church.

Thank PBandJ2003
Reviewed 5 days ago

The cemetery and architecture within is amazing. Incredible mausoleums and tributes built throughout the site. Well worth the visit if only for the architecture.

Thank Craig J
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is not my cuppa but each to their own it’s a cemetery There are lots of people buried there and some were famous

Thank gerry131
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning white marble Italian statuary, crypts with gorgeous bronze doors with incredibily detailed reliefs, interesting stories of 'occupants' interred there and a humble chapel. You can't take enough photos.

Thank BellaTavares
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The opulence and grandiosity of this enormous cemetery is a throwback to the pre revolutionary Cuba. The tombs and monuments are indicative of a totally different society than currently exists. The wealthy families each tried to outdo the others and so there are a lot...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is so much history here. The architecture is amazing particularly the monument to the firefighters and the chapel. Learning about the burial process was also extremely interesting.

Thank Dy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was part of a tour from a cruise ship. Beautiful monuments. We had a guide that told us so much history. I really learned a lot and highly recommend visiting here. Also saw a ceremony going on in the chapel. We were told they...More

Thank 13betty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were taken here as part of a tour. An amazing cemetery, with huge monuments and incredible sculptures. It is strange to find this opulence in the poor country of Cuba. It shows what Havana was in its better days.

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Strolling through a cemetery may not be what one thinks about doing when visiting another country, but this is a serene and beautiful plaice. It’s $5CUC for entry and another $1CUC if you’d like a map of the cemetery that identifies where the more notable...More

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Adam J
1 June 2018|
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Response from Beverly_9 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was 5 cuc per person. We walked around on our own although we did have a driver with us. He didn't have to pay but he also did not give us a tour. Enjoy, amazing photo opps in there.
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camita6
26 May 2018|
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Response from gene | Reviewed this property |
I DID NOT see any standing around but might have been...you might engage one of the recommended guides listed and recommended here on TA and ask them to include it.
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joyceluvstango
26 May 2017|
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Response from Brenda M | Reviewed this property |
I believe there were 14 the day we were there. Our guide told us there could be up to 40
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