Monumental Cemetery

Buried in the Monumental Cemetery there are the most important and well-known characters who made Milan great. Here are buried the Italian writer Alessandro Manzoni, the actess Franca Rame, wife of the Nobel prize in literature Dario Fo, also him buried here, the composer Arturo Toscanini, the poet Alda Merini. These are just some of the unforgettable characters whose stories you may learn, in addition to families like Campari and Branca who invented the happy hour drinks in Milan. Often compared to the Père-Lachase of Paris, the Monumental Cemetery reveals masterpieces of sculpture in the styles of Scapigliatura, Verismo, Romanticism and even of Liberty, which adorn the burial places of the Milanese elite. The camera must be ready to take a photo of the poignant farewells of lovers carved in stone, the mute and supernatural appearances of angels, deaths, and unfortunate loves.