Drapano Cemetery | Argostoli, Kefallonia Island

The cemetery of Drapano separate from ordinary cemeteries, reminds an outdoor museum than a maeshowe.

Μarble and stone monuments, works of great Greek sculptors such us Mponanos Georgios,
Filippotis Dimitrios, Malakates Iakwvos and others, adorn the place.

Τhis particular cemetery has characterized by the Ministry of Culture as preservable, as Overheard highly sculptural treatment, possess elaborate decoration and consists of works of unique artistic value.

Αctually most of these monuments  are  works of important stonecutter of Kefallonia island.
The funerary monuments that adorn the cemetery are of great value and make your walk there, basically a tour in an outdoor gallery.

After this historical and artistic value sample fairly the cemetery of Drapano has been classed as a site of natural beauty especially in need of special state protection.

Basic data

Number of graves: 2859 graves.

Cemetery size: 20.000 m2

Cemetery type: Religious Cemetery

Location

City of Argostoli, Kefallonia Island
38.183013° N, 20.499772° E

Contact

1.Niforatos Lukas contact tel: 00302671361037
 e-mail: dim.kin.argostoli@hotmail.gr

2.Minetos Dionisios tel: 00302671362647
 e-mail: dionminetos@gmail.com 

Map


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Photos

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