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Rome, Italy

Protestant Cemetery

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Today: 9:00am-4:30pm
This Week
Sunday:9:00am-12:30pm
Monday:9:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday:9:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday:9:00am-4:30pm
Thursday:9:00am-4:30pm
Friday:9:00am-4:30pm
Saturday:9:00am-4:30pm
Cost: Free

Famous Burials

Rome's non-Catholic Cemetery contains possibly the highest density of famous and important graves anywhere in the world. It is the final resting-place of the poets Shelley and Keats, many painters, sculptors, and authors, and a number of scholars. Also here is Goethe's only son, as well as Antonio Gramsci, a founding father of European Communism, to name just a few. From the middle of the eighteenth to the middle of the twentieth centuries more than four thousand persons were buried here. Make sure to stop by the massive Pyramid of Caius Cestius - you can't miss it, its literally built into the walls.

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