Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

El Cementerio de Montjuïc, Montjuïc Cemetery was created due to the great demographic expansion and economic boom experienced by the city of Barcelona in the first half of the nineteenth century. The cemetery of Poblenou was clearly insufficient and the fact that would in a large urban development zone prevented its expansion.

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

The funeral Montjuïc was inaugurated on 17 March 1883 by the mayor of Barcelona , Rius i Taulet . The cemetery project was part of the improvement program that the mayor undertook to enlarge the city, which led to the 1888 Universal Exhibition . The cemetery was created as of that Barcelona innovative and industrial turn of the century.

The funeral Montjuïc was inaugurated on 17 March 1883 by the mayor of Barcelona , Rius i Taulet . The cemetery project was part of the improvement program that the mayor undertook to enlarge the city, which led to the 1888 Universal Exhibition . The cemetery was created as of that Barcelona innovative and industrial turn of the century.

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Every street and square in the city has its own name …

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

The city shuttle bus ..

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Various terraces are very different from each other at the price of burial ..

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Rich people can afford to have even a single grave ..

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

And some frequent municipal burial ..

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Family crypts, which are resting several generations of

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

And out of this crypt is clearly someone escaped and is now wandering around the city ..

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

To work around the whole city by foot will not work, even for a few days. Hundreds, if not thousands, of stairs require a good physical preparation.

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Montjuïc Cemetery, on the hill of Barcelona

Source – Wikipedia, Photo Source – Romapetrov

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