WDEC2016 in Rome, Monumental Cemetery of Verano

The Week of Discovering European Heritage in the Monumental Cemetery of Verano in light of 70th anniversary of Italy.

From Friday 27th of May to Sunday 5th of June, the Monumental Cemetery of Verano in Rome will host a series of cultural evends and exclusively open the doors of the Documentation centre.
To celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the birth of Italian Republic the organisation "Roma Capitale - Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali",  has organized the following events:

27. May - 5. June
Exclusive opening of the Documentaton Centre of Historical Cemeteries, at the monumental Cemetery of Verano entrance, with the presentation of a new projection of images of monuments and celebration of Italian patriots.

1. June at 15:30 and  5. June at 10:30
Guided tours at the center of Documentation of Historical Cemeteries. The two tours will be free and will not need a booking.

In the Documentation Centre you will be able to view:
  • Computerized catalog of the culture, history and art of the Verano Cemetery
  • Films on anti-aircraft protection of important monuments and works of art and the bombing of 19.7.1943, testimonies of the bombing of St. Lorenzo by local residents
  • Educational materials with projections on urban themes, art, iconography, history,...
  • Photographic reproductions of the early 20th century drawn by the architect Corrado Cianferoni
  • Photographic exhibition of Anna Forcella
  • Materials related to the complex of the Cemetery of Verano
  • And much more...
For information: 
U.O. Monumenti di Roma
e-mail: infocimiteristorici@comune.roma.it
telephone: 06 6710 2967/5951/5953