A couple of weeks ago, as part of the Foto Ruta photo tour, I visited Cemeterio Chacarita in Villa Crespo. The cemetery is larger than that of Recoleta, though much less famous. There’s no Evita equivalent here, but there are a few famous tango celebrities and thousands of ornate stones and sites. The gray overcast skies made for an eerie and beautiful experience. Check out a few of the shots!

Chacarita Cemetery in Villa CrespoView from entrance steps to Chacarita Cemetery in Villa Crespo.

Top of Chacarita Cemetery, Buenos AiresOrnate entrance to Chacarita Cemetery

Inside Chacarita Cemetery, Villa CrespoShot from inside an underground cemetery dorm

Inside Chacarita Cemetery, Buenos AiresAnother shot from inside the cemetery

A gravesite in Chacarita Cemetery, Villa CrespoA grave site in Chacarita Cemetery

A grave site in Chacarita Cemetery, Buenos AiresBologna family grave site


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