The Belle Epoque in one of Italy’s most beautiful cemeteries
Discover the Italian way of commemorating the dead through fascinating funerary architecture of the CIMITERO MONUMENTALE of TURIN, one of Italy’s most beautiful cemeteries .
Offering a rare slice of calm, whilst appreciating history and culture, there are beautiful crypts dotted along tree-lined paths with Superga’s green hill topped by a baroque Basilica as a background.
There are no international icons buried here, but there’s a touch of the romantic about this cemetery, so rich in enchanting, art nouveau statues. A fine example of Funerary Art.
An expert, English-speaking guide will tell you the stories buried beneath your feet, so you’ll get a glimpse of the habits and the way of living of the dynamic bourgeoisie of a Northern Italian city at the Belle Epoque.
Saturday 2nd, Sunday 3rd of March, 2019, 2.30 p.m
Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th of April, 2019, 3.00 p.m
CIMITERO MONUMENTALE, Corso Novara 131/A, Turin
- Number of participants:
max. 25 people – Fee: € 15 per person (reservation required)
- Multilingual guided tour by a local, professional guide, according to the nationality of the participants.
- The tour will take approximately 2 hours.
On request, the tour can be given on a private basis on the date and in the language of your choice.
A fascinating tour for the visitors who have already visited the highlights of Turin or for those who want to go off the beaten track.