Cementerio Municipal, Punta Arenas

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Pay your respects to some of Chile's best-known historical figures at Cementerio Municipal. Established in 1894, the immaculately maintained cemetery houses the remains the Menendez-Montes, Braun Hamburger, and Blanchard family members. Wander around the solemn grounds and appreciate the work that has gone into the elaborate headstones, which commemorate Chileans of remarkable wealth. Use our Punta Arenas driving holiday app to visit Cementerio Municipal on your trip to Punta Arenas, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The mausoleums by early European settlers who got rich in this southernmost city in the world, are lavish examples of their lifestyle. Trimmed cypress trees line every lane. 
    The mausoleums by early European settlers who got rich in this southernmost city in the world, are lavish examples of their lifestyle. Trimmed cypress trees line every lane.  more »
  • Old and new. Simple and ornate. Well kept and forgotten. Solitary and families. Some are generational. A cemetery always creates humility. We lack importance now but especially lack... 
    Old and new. Simple and ornate. Well kept and forgotten. Solitary and families. Some are generational. A cemetery always creates humility. We lack importance now but especially lack...  more »
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  • Good for a quick wander around. Some interesting tombs but nothing very special. A bit too modern in most areas to be of interest.
  • Very impressive. Very quiet and peaceful. It's lovely to see the place is still being maintained by cemetery staff and families.

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