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Cimitero Acattolico per Stranieri

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Via Caio Cestio 6, 00153 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

It is hard to underestimate the impact of seeing the 12BC pyramid nestling in the grounds of the cemetery but it fits perfectly as do the many 'pyramid' cats who wander freely. This is a beautifully kept cemetery and there are many notable graves including...More

Thank Salty-seadogs
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a beautiful spot, with shade and a breeze on a hot day. Narrow paths wind between the tombs and grave markers. There is also a nice view and explanation of the Pyramid of Cestius. Worth seeing if you're in the area.

Thank 234worldtraveler567
Reviewed 27 July 2018

You won't find this place crowded but you will find stunning gravestones (complete with an authentic pyramid) and well kept environs. If you find cemeteries interesting then you should not miss this one.

Thank cmpizz
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This is a famous cemetery due to some of the people buried there all of whom I did not know. However it is totally worth a visit anyway as it is stunning. Some very old graves in there in a beautiful setting.

Thank lifenadventure
Reviewed 18 July 2018

All of the “excellent” reviews are accurate. While visiting Shelley’s grave, turn around and look behind you to find best poet Gregory Corso’s grave. It’s far far less visited than the literary giants in this cemetery, but curious nonetheless.

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Even if Keats and Shelly weren't buried here, it would be worth a side trip to Cimitero Acattolico (non-Catholic Cemetery) just to see the grounds and the giant Pyramid! Easy trip on Metro to Piramide station and a couple blocks walk from there. One of...More

Thank Stay802867
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Cimitero Acattolico per Stranieri is a non-Catholic cemetery in Rome. It's for non-Catholics, in general, and British or Protestants, in particular. It is behind the Caius Cestius Pyramid in Via Caio Cestio. This beautiful, serene cemetery is not easy to find. It is down an...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

This place is a must-visit for everyone who is taking a trip to Rome. It is so truly spiritual and beautiful. I loved the fact that there are cats walking around, they make everything so much more special. I recommend it to everyone who wants...More

Thank Saphira A
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Most wonderful spot. Beautiful. Last entrance at 16.30. However, nice staff let us in 5min after closure. 3Euro per person on donation basis. Well worth it.

Thank Monika O
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Beautiful, peaceful, meditative. A strange and liminal place scented with roses and wisteria. A special place to walk, reflect and breathe in history.

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