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“The necropolis Cristobal Colon is interesting” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon)

Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon)
Ranked #15 of 227 things to do in Havana
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Ottawa, Canada
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“The necropolis Cristobal Colon is interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

Those that have visited the Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris will love this place. I recommend the use of a guide.

Visited January 2012
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Weston, Florida
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“Cemmetary”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2012

I liked the old spanish tombs, but at same times bring memories of lost family and friends.

Visited January 2012
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Diamond Bar, California
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“People had to die for a spot here!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

Seriously, this is a beautiful place, with monuments that range from mid-20th century moderne, to art deco, to mid-19th century sentimentality. The many elaborate memorials are currently being restored to their original beauty. If you can snag a guide for a tour, the sites are even more meaningful when you know their stories.

Visited February 2012
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“Must see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

The cemetery dates back to the 1800s with row after row of beautiful and often unique crypts. The stone and iron work is outstanding and if you are able to have a guide you learn that the cemetery is a representation of the history of Cuba.

Visited February 2012
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The Hague
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Lots of art...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2012

Get a guide to tour the place, hear the stories behind the sculptures and people buried in this magnificent cemetery...

Visited February 2012
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