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Cemitério dos Prazeres; Portugal

Love the park benches and what looks like a water fountain.

A little bit about Lisbon: Cemetery of pleasures #cemetery #necropolis #cityofthedead #monument #memorial #sculpture #Lisbon #Portugal => http://marrysavblog.com/a-little-bit-about-lisbon-cemetery-of-pleasures/?lang=en

Lisbon cemetery of pleasures or ‘Cemitério dos Prazeres’ reminded a bit of Parisian necropolis of Pere Lachaise.

Alto de São João (city of the dead) cemetery Lisbon, Portugal

Alto de São João (city of the dead) cemetery Lisbon, Portugal

Peggy's Postings: Bolivian Cemeteries ~ Customs and Comforts

1 Thessalonians "and the dead in Christ shall rise first;" We had an invitation this week to a family gathering to remember the d.

Whale Bone Fence around a Eskimo Cemetery

Whale Bone Fence around a Eskimo Cemetery

https://flic.kr/p/vvhbx7 | Cemetery of Agramonte Porto, Portugal. | Only in 1855 does the situation of the Porto cemeteries begins to change, since there is a second great cholera epidemic.  The civil authorities managed to close the private cemeteries, which were in bad condition, and simultaneously had a new municipal cemetery built rather hastily: Agramonte.  In a first stage, this cemetery was mostly used to bury the cholera victims. Since there were two municipal cemeteries, the…

https://flic.kr/p/vvhbx7 | Cemetery of Agramonte Porto, Portugal. | Only in 1855 does the situation of the Porto cemeteries begins to change, since there is a second great cholera epidemic. The civil authorities managed to close the private cemeteries, which were in bad condition, and simultaneously had a new municipal cemetery built rather hastily: Agramonte. In a first stage, this cemetery was mostly used to bury the cholera victims. Since there were two municipal cemeteries, the…

monk in Koyasan Cemetery, Japan

monk in Koyasan Cemetery, Japan

La Paz Cemetery, Bolivia by gyanf, via Flickr

Photo of General cemetery, La Paz, Bolivia

"Random old cemetery in the middle of Hong Kong. Pretty rare as most people are cremated and kept in mausoleums."

Cemetery in the middle of Hong Kong. Pretty rare as most people there are cremated and kept in mausoleums.

Strange cemeteries in Vietnam; this is a poets graveyard - News VietNamNet

VietNamNet Bridge – There are special cemeteries for humans and for animals in Vietnam.

In Tehran’s main cemetery, space for the dead dwindling - The Washington Post

In Tehran’s main cemetery, space for the dead dwindling

Tehran’s main cemetery has a special place in the Islamic republic’s history. But after four decades of receiving the dead, it is quickly running out of room.

A cemetery in Wadi Rawdah, Oman

Posts about cemetery written by nomad, interrupted

The Old Jewish Cemetery is Europe's oldest surviving Jewish cemetery. It was founded in 1478. Due to lack of space, the deceased were buried on top of each other. It is estimated there are at least 100,000 people interred here. There are over 12,000 gravestones, and the last burial was in 1787.

Photos of Jewish Cemetery Prague Czech Republic - European Maps, Europe Maps Prague Czech Republic Information

The Cemetery of Prazeres (“Pleasures”, odd name for a cemetery, but comes from the nearby neighborhood of Prazeres), started out like the noted cemeteries of Porto.  It was originally created to handle the thousands of victims of the cholera epidemic in 1833-34.  By 1839, wealthier families began to build monuments.  Several hundred tombs were build between 1839 and1850 alone.  Many important names figures of Portuguese arts and politics are buried here.

10 Intriguing Cemeteries of Portugal

Lisboa - The Prazeres Cemetery (Cemetery of Pleasure) is a the end of the 28 Tram on top of the western hill.

Zoroastrian Cemetery, Yazd, Iran

Zoroastrian Cemetery, Yazd, Iran

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