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Interesting Place

Called her while passing to look at the 'gothic monument' as described on the road sign, we thought... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
pumpkinbunny
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
An old church which has become a cemetery

We had read the story behind the demise of the church so we're interested in seeing it for... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Kevin H
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Paseo Manuel Noriega s/n, 39520, Comillas, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the Capricho de Gaudi to the Palacio de Sobrellanos to round out your architectural afternoon, have a slow walk to the Cementerio gates. The iron work is interesting even if the cemetery is closed. The views just a bit further are fabulous! A gem!

Thank LaViajera007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called her while passing to look at the 'gothic monument' as described on the road sign, we thought we might find an old house/church etc - but what we did find was this cemetery!! A lot of large family tombs to look at and also...More

Thank pumpkinbunny
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Quite an atmospheric place. We visited on a fairly cold blustery day and it felt a bit like an episode from a gothic film.

Thank John B
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Comillas is a small village and cemetery is a must to see. It is a small cemetery but an attraction to see its architecrual style and view from there. It is also in use currently. It is a walking distance like every other attraction in...More

Thank 290muzeyyenm
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We had read the story behind the demise of the church so we're interested in seeing it for ourselves. Sat on a hill above the town, the church ruins now house the cemetery where the burial chambers are stacked five or six high one above...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 6 November 2017

When driving to the cemetery located near the sea side, and also known under the name “Campo Santo”, you have to turn to your right into a narrow street, this just before you arrive at the roundabout, so you arrive just in front of the...More

Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed 5 September 2017

A weird but very interesting place. Cemetery actually built within a former church. Should be a highlight for goth-inclined or dark tourists

Thank werdlerswereld
Reviewed 19 August 2017

As graveyards go, this is one of the more interesting. It is set high up with some nice views. Some of the magnificent tombs and grave monuments have to be seen to be believed. Car parking is limited but there is parking further along the...More

Thank peetajohn
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this cemetery as our car was parked nearby but to be honest it would have been worth the walk from the town centre anyway. A quiet, serene place which offers fantastic views of Comillas and far beyond.

Thank MMMH
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We saw the huge, almost Gothic guardian Angel whilst driving back to Santillana Del Mar. It was a very wet and dreary day .. And seeing this huge edifice in the distance was quite unnerving. It looked like it should be in a horror film!...More

Thank scrappydee
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