Cemetery Photographs

The best photographs of Spanish and international cemeteries.
Posts Tagged ‘Cantabria’

Cemetery of Comillas, Cantabria

The marble statue of the Exterminator Angel presides over the entrance to the cemetery of Comillas, which dates from the late nineteenth century.

Comillas 3c

Cemetery of Comillas


The cemetery of Comillas is located near the sea, on a mound. Its monumental facade was declared of Cultural Interest in 1983.

Comillas 2c

Cemetery of Comillas

It currently occupies the land surrounding the ruins of a fifteenth-century church, which remains protected by a stone wall topped with pinnacles. In 1893 the architect Lluis Domenech i Montaner was responsible for expanding and improving the cemetery, in which some arches and walls have been preserved as ornaments. Inside this cemetery there are several large mausoleums and abundant sculptures.

Comillas 1bis

Cemetery of Comillas