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Cemetery of the Porte Sante - Florence, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503
N 43° 45.594 E 011° 15.882
32T E 682303 N 4847698
Quick Description: Italian cemetery with a view
Location: Toscana, Italy
Date Posted: 3/12/2017 1:51:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMV865
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
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Long Description:
This cemetery is located in Florence's San Miniato al Monte basilica. The cemetery is located on a hill known as Monte di Firenze on the south side of the Arno River. The cemetery and basilica provide excellent views of Florence.

Although the basilica is quite old (building started in 1018) the cemetery was only opened in 1848. Built by architect Niccolò Matas and then upgraded by Mariano Falcini in 1864.

The cemetery has a variety of famous graves including the family tomb of the Vespucci family, Stanislaw Paszkowski (founder of Caffè Paszkowski), former Italian Prime Minister Giovanni Spadolini and Carlo Collodi (the author of Pinocchio). The tomb of Saint Minas is inside the church itself.

The cemetery has around 200 graves.

Questo cimitero si trova a San Miniato al Monte Basilica di Firenze. Il cimitero si trova su una collina conosciuta come Monte di Firenze sul lato sud del fiume Arno. Il cimitero e la basilica offrono eccellenti vista su Firenze.

Sebbene la basilica è piuttosto vecchio (edificio iniziato nel 1018), il cimitero è stato aperto solo nel 1848. Costruito dall'architetto Niccolò Matas e poi aggiornato da Mariano Falcini nel 1864.

Il cimitero ha una varietà di tombe celebri tra cui la tomba di famiglia della famiglia Vespucci, Stanislaw Paszkowski (fondatore di Caffè Paszkowski), l'ex primo ministro italiano Giovanni Spadolini e Carlo Collodi (l'autore di Pinocchio). La tomba di San Minas si trova all'interno della chiesa stessa.

Il cimitero ha circa 200 tombe.
City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: Florence, Tuscany, Italy

Approximate number of graves: 200

Cemetery Status: Inactive Maintained

Cemetery Website: Not listed

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