Camposanto Pisa, Italy

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The Monumental Cemetery was constructed in 1278 with sacred earth brought back from Golgotha during the Crusades. Fully decorated with frescoes, it was the elegant burial place of the Pisan upper class until 1779.

Facts & Stats on the Camposanto

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318424
Names
Camposanto
Campo Santo
Monumental Cemetery
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Street Address
Piazza del Duomo
Coordinates
43.724000° N, 10.394700° E

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Camposanto (Pisa, Italy)
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Holly Hayes
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March 29, 2015