Cemeterio de Cristobal Colon

Christopher Columbus Cemetery  In Spanish: Cementerio de Cristobal Colón. It is  huge, 140 acres huge. What you see below is not even half of the outside wall.  The main entrance is further to the left, beyond which is another long yellow wall.

Cuba Day 3

Cuba Day 3

In this post are a few pictures which indicate the vastness of the site, where we spent the better part of a mostly-cloudy, dull morning.

The Cuban Flag as sculpture.

The Cuban Flag as sculpture.

A line of palms.

A line of palms framing the chapel located in the geographic centre of the cemetery.

Cuba Day 3

Another view towards the chapel.

Acres and acres of memories.

Acres and acres of memories.

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8 comments on “Cemeterio de Cristobal Colon

  1. inesephoto says:

    Very impressive tombs.

  2. I went to a cemetery in Havana…years back…these are also intriguing Bunty…I have had much thinking about these spaces these days…some words from Rumi come to me as I read our thoughts and look at your photos 🤓 thank you for sharing….

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