Cemitério da Consolação

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Cemitério da Consolação
Cemitério da Consolação, São Paulo.jpg
Details
Established15 August 1858 (1858-08-15)
LocationRua da Consolação, 1660
São Paulo
CountryBrazil
Coordinates23°33′4″S 46°39′24″W / 23.55111°S 46.65667°W / -23.55111; -46.65667Coordinates: 23°33′4″S 46°39′24″W / 23.55111°S 46.65667°W / -23.55111; -46.65667

Cemitério da Consolação is a cemetery in São Paulo, Brazil. Located along the north side of Rua da Consolação in the district of Consolação, it was founded on 15 August 1858, with the name of Cemitério Municipal, being the city's first public graveyard.[1]

The cemetery is known by its pieces of funerary art, with graves, statues and mausoleums built and sculpted by artists such as Victor Brecheret, Ramos de Azevedo, Luigi Brizzolara and Galileo Emendabili.

Notable burials[edit]

Consolação Cemetery

The cemetery houses the tombs of notable figures of São Paulo and Brazilian history. Some of them are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Piza, Paulo Toledo (15 August 2008). "Cemitério da Consolação, marco histórico e turístico de SP, completa 150 anos". Folha de S.Paulo. Retrieved 27 June 2017.