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Cimitero Acattolico per Stranieri

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Via Caio Cestio 6, 00153 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are seeking a little respite from the intensity of the city, this is the place for you. The fact that luminaries such as Shelley and Keats have their final resting places here is an aside, the graveyard itself is one of the most...More

Thank absenteethoughtlord
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a delightful area of Rome : next to the Cestos Pyramide you will find this oasis full of old monuments- among them the graves of English poets Keats and Shelley And the Danish poet Carsten Hauch

Thank birtel831
Reviewed 22 September 2018

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 17 September 2018

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

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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

1  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

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