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.
- When: on request
- Where: CIMITERO MONUMENTALE, Corso Novara 131/A, Turin
- The tour will take approximately 2 hours.
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.
For those who are passionate about “tombstone tourism” we have two more theme-based tours in store: Eros & Thanatos and Art & Memory.