Cimitero Italiano Di Asmara, Asmara

#3 of 10 in Historic Sites in Eritrea
Cemetery · Hidden Gem · Monument
Even though Cimitero Italiano Di Asmara may not seem like a typical touristic site, this cemetery attracts numerous visitors each year because of its long-lasting Italian influence. Carved crypts and tombstones, some of which are Italian war graves, stand as a reminder of the sacrifices and losses Italy had to endure to preserve its colony. The cemetery is a typical venue built in Italian colonial era. Discover how to plan a Asmara trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • This well maintained cemetery is a unique memorial to the many Italians who helped develop Eritrea during their colonial period. It's a little oasis in the city. The vaults, statues and headstones...  more »
  • I love traveling and visiting cemeteries (I even made an instagram account about it hahahah) so this was a must-see place on my list.  more »
  • Visitato un paio di volte. Simbolo alla memoria dell'epoca coloniale italiana in questo paese.Non ho gradito la divisione delle tombe in Italiani ed Ascari, (coloro che furono un vero e proprio esercito di Eritrei sotto il comando italiano). Tra l'altro, con la parte italiana sempre ben curata e quella degli Ascari mantenuta in modo approssimativo. Ma Totò all'epoca non aveva ancora scritto " 'A Livella" . Purtroppo .

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