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San Josè Cemetery – Granada

San Josè Cemetery – Granada

The San José City Cemetery was built in 1805 and it is located in the historic and cultural complex of the Alhambra in Granada, it's near the Generalife's greenery and offers a stunning view of Sierra Nevada. Throughout its history, the cemetery has been subjected to several extensions that have produced a particular structure, his areas are clearly differentiated and characterized by sculptures, underground tombs, and niches. For this reason, the structure does not appear harmonious but the lush vegetation offers continuity between the different parts.

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Chinese Cemetery – Manila – Philippines

Chinese Cemetery – Manila – Philippines

The Chinese cemetery of Manila is located in the north of the town, in Santa Cruz. In this cemetery are buried generations of Chinese who lived in Manila. It was common, among the richest part of Chinese population, to be buried with the body all the amenities the person has enjoyed in life. In particular, the everlasting life should reflect the way in which he lived, and that's why in the cemetery there are real mausoleums with air conditioning, bathrooms with exhaust and luxurious chandeliers... It is also not rare to find real dogs who guard the graves and it happens even to see the fighting...

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Père Lachaise Cemetery – Paris – France

Père Lachaise Cemetery – Paris – France

The Cemetery named after Père La Chaise, confessor of Louis XIV, is located in the XX arrondissement of Paris. It was built between 1803 and 1804 by Napoleon, who decided to open some cemeteries in his empire in order to safeguard public health. Despite it extends to over forty acres, its appearance is made ​​very pleasant thanks to green spaces that make the place look like a park. Inside there are buried many famous people, such as Fryderyk Chopin, Honoré de Balzac, Auguste Comte, Eugène Delacroix, Baron Haussmann, Oscar Wilde, Guillaume Apollinaire, Marcel Proust, Amedeo Modigliani,...

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