San Pedro Cemetery Museum

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San Pedro Cemetery Museum

Photo by: Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

San Pedro Cemetery Museum

In the cemetery of San Pedro, founded in 1842 where travellers appreciate Carrara marble mausoleums of influential people such as the poet Jorge Isaacs, who although was not born in Antioquia was its governor. There also rests Luis Eduardo Yepes, owner of the LEY stores and Coroliano Amador, a billionaire who brought the first car to Colombia from Paris in 1899.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Families and generally all visitors find many options for fun and entertainment in Medellin. Sites abound here as museums, libraries and public parks.