Cementerio Museo de San Pedro, Medellin

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Visit Cementerio Museo de San Pedro to see an integral part of Medellin's cultural and architectural history. Constructed in 1842, this cemetery-cum-museum serves as the final resting place of many prominent Colombians--including some featuring on the local currency. Established by the elite of the city at the time, the site is full of marble mausoleums, which reflect the status of the people buried there. Today it also hosts art exhibits, concerts, shows, and dance performances. PutCementerio Museo de San Pedro into our Medellin trip itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • No Museo here, and pretty small but cemetery had some elaborate headstones and tombs. Not bad but too small.  more »
  • This was a somber experience. Walking around the small cemetery and viewing the craftsmanship of the past. It is a quiet oasis inside a bustling city.  more »
  • It's a nice and scary place if you like the part of the story you hire a guide who makes the tour and tells you a little bit of this place
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