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The Happy Cemetery

The Happy Cemetery in Sapanta, also called "The Folk Art Museum", is a fresco of community life, unique in the world, where the dead are celebrated with humorous poems recalling their lives. The headboards are sculptured from wood and the primitive painted images reflect the most important or best-known times of the deceased.

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Headstone from the Marry Cemetery - Sapinta, Maramures, Romania

One of the Maramures county most famous tourist attraction! In 1935 a wood sculpture, Ioan Patras, started carving oak crosses for the cemetery. He painted each cross blue, included a scene from their lives (or death!) and a humorous poem on each. There are scenes of a woman working at her loom, a barber cutting hair, a woman who operated a distillery, shepherds tending their sheep, etc. An alcoholic shown drinking from a bottle and others who lived a less than ideal life have it displayed…

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Sapanta Merry Cemetery

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Photos of the Merry Cemetery of Sapanta, Maramures, Romania

"When I die I wish I could be buried in a Merry Cemetery and have a carved wooden head stone that told of my short time on this planet. The Cemetery of Sapanta is an incredible place where you can introduce yourself and find out about the ex inhabitants of the Village. All Cemeteries should be like

Merry Cemetery in Romania isn't your average cemetery. Not only are the grave markers here colorful and ornate, but this cemetery is all about celebrating life rather than mourning death. Visit Germany, A Level Art, Cemetery, Create Yourself, Folk Art, Web Design, Death, Happy, Funeral

Visiting Merry Cemetery, Romania's Happy Cemetery

Merry Cemetery, Romania

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El Cementerio Alegre

El Cementerio Alegre de Săpânţa se ha convertido en uno de los lugares más peculiares de Transilvania

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9 Places to See Before the World Ends

On December 21, 2012, the 5,125-year-long cycle of the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, used by the ancient Mayans, will come to an end. What comes next? Some say the end of the world. Which means…

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Rumania: Monumentos únicos en el mundo y bailes tradicionales

Rumania: Monumentos únicos en el mundo y bailes tradicionales Monika Kulcsar (2º Avanzado) Cementerio alegre de Sapanta. Sapanta es un pueblo de la región de Maramures, al norte del país en la frontera con Ucrania, donde se conservan las tradiciones, las casas e iglesias de madera con grandes puertas, que son también de madera, especificas de la región de Maramures. El cementerio es único en el mundo y tiene las lapidas de madera pintadas en azul con ornamentaciones florales y dibujos con…