Cemetery Photographs

The best photographs of Spanish and international cemeteries.

Cemetery of Barro, Asturias


If you’re travelling around Asturias do not miss it because it is considered one of the most attractive places in the municipality of Llanes.


Cemetery of Barro

Due to its proximity to the sea, the cemetery of Barro offers a very different appearance at low tide that the one it shows at high tide, as then we will be able to see its reflection on the calm waters of the sea.


Cemetery of Barro

Cemetery of Bulnes, Asturias

Bulnes is a village of 23 inhabitants in the municipality of Cabrales from which there is a view of Pico Urriellu (the mythical Naranjo de Bulnes), which has an altitude of 2,519 meters.

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Cemetery of Bulnes

Bulnes is 650 meters above sea level and until a few years ago it could only be reached on foot. In order to fix the isolation in 2001 the Bulnes funicular was opened. It runs through a tunnel of 2,227 meters long and 4.5 wide with a slope of nearly 20%, and leads to the village in seven minutes.

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Cemetery of Bulnes

Formerly the cemetery was roofed in order to be able to bury in winter due to the heavy snowfall that troubled the already unpleasant task. 


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Cemetery of Bulnes

The cemetery of Bulnes is the poorest I’ve ever seen. Some graves are marked with crosses which are only two sticks of wood bound with a wire with the name of the deceased painted on by brush.

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Cemetery of Bulnes

Cemetery of Luarca, Valdés

Luarca is the capital of the Council of Valdés. This cemetery, which was built in 1813, is on the promontory known as La Atalaya (The Watchtower), on the edge of the Cantabrian Sea.

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Cemetery of Luarca

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Cemetery of Luarca


The cemetery of Luarca has wonderful modernist mausoleums and splendid views of the sea, the village, the lighthouse and the harbour. As it is on a slope, the tombs are located on terraces.

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Cemetery of Luarca

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Cemetery of Luarca


The Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology in 1959, Severo Ochoa, is buried in this beautiful cemetery.

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Cemetery of Luarca

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Cemetery of Luarca