Drapano Cemetery (Argostoli, Kefallonia Island, Greece)

Drapano Cemetery (Argostoli, Kefallonia Island, Greece)
Drapano Cemetery differs from ordinary cemeteries in that it resembles an open-air museum.

About the cemetery

The funerary monuments that adorn the cemetery are of great value and a walk through the cemetery is like a tour in an outdoor gallery. Μarble and stone monuments are works of great Greek sculptors such us Mponanos Georgios, Filippotis Dimitrios, Malakates Iakwvos and others, as well as of important local stonecutters of Kefallonia island.

The Drapano Cemetery has been characterized by the Ministry of Culture as preservable, since it possesses elaborate decoration and consists of works of unique artistic value. Furthermore the cemetery has been classified as a site of natural beauty in need of special state protection.

Basic data

Number of graves: 2859 graves.
Cemetery size: 20.000 m2
Cemetery type: Religious Cemetery


Drapano Cemetery
City of Argostoli
Kefallonia Island


Niforatos Lukas
Tel: 00302671361037
Email: dim.kin.argostoli@hotmail.gr

Minetos Dionisios
Tel: 00302671362647
Email: dionminetos@gmail.com