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Pictures & images of the sculptures Camposanto di Staglieno Monumental Cemetery of Genoa.

In 1804 Napoleon made the Edict of Saint-Cloud in which he banned burials in churches and in towns for health and safety reasons. This led to Genoa planning an out of town cemetery on hill near Staglieno and in 1835 and the cities architect Carlo Barabino started work on the project.

Today the Camposanto di Staglieno Monumental Cemetery of Genoa is one of the biggest in...
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