Camposanto Monumentale is a cemetery in the city of Pisa, Italy. It is a holy site in the city. The cemetery was established in the 12th century. It contains a large building which is an oblong Gothic cloister that is decorated by beautifully detailed frescos. The cemetery is known for its sacred soil that was brought back from Golgotha, legend claims the soil rots bodies buried within 24 hours.
The cemetery is situated in the city centre. It is a 5-minute walk away from ‘Pisa S. Rossore’ train station. The E5 and 21 buses both stop close to the cemetery.
Opening Times and Admission
The cemetery is open to visitors daily, 8am-10pm. It is free to visit.