Cementerio del Buceo

On our walk down to see Greetingman we passed two cemeteries. The first is the British Cemetery and the second larger one is the Buceo Cemetery.  I could not resist so Joe and I took a walk down just a few of the streets and I was amazed at the unbelievable statues, monuments and crypts.

The cemetery dates back to 1835 and has some striking religious and other artwork.

I was pretty perplexed at some of the statues, like the one above.  Who is this of, the deceased? I just did not get many of the statues and then all the busts, I have never seen a bust of the deceased on his grave.  They sure do it different here in Uruguay.

It is a very impressive cemetery, not something I will soon forget.

3 thoughts on “Cementerio del Buceo

  1. Especially intriguing is the crypt with the woman walking out the door. These are amazing and surprising! Thanks for sharing.

    • Hi Karen, you are so right that and the pyramid caught my attention well and the little girl. I guess they all caught my eye that is why I took all the pictures and this was just one street in this huge cemetery. Not sure if we will have time to go back but it would be a great day just walking and reading these monuments. Nancy

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