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The Merry Cemetery in Sapanta, Maramures, Romania.what a beautiful and respectful way to revere those who have left us. A place where death is regarded with irony and less fear. Places To Travel, Places To See, Visit Romania, Romania Travel, Medieval Town, Bucharest, Eastern Europe, Beautiful Places, Merry
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Romania - Simply Surprising: Merry Cemetery, Sapanta,Maramures

Sapanta's "Merry Cemetery" is known throughout the world due to the talents of local sculptor, poet and painter Ion Stan Patras. During his lifetime, he created a great number of grave markers which are painted in distinctive "Sapanta Blue" and visually depict the deceased along with an often humorous poem about their lives, habits, personalities and how they died. Ion's intention was to create a place of celebration for the loved ones. He ended up creating one of the most visited…

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Merry Cemetary (Săpânţa/ Romania)

The Merry Cemetery is a cemetery in the village of Săpânţa, Maramureş county, Romania. It is famous for its colourful tombstones with naïve paintings describing, in an original and poetic manner, the persons that are buried there as well as scenes from their lives. The Merry Cemetery became an open-air museum and a national tourist attraction. Click here for more info on Wikipedia. Originally postyed by: m-fans.livejournal.com

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The unique Merry Cemetery from Maramures, a place which should be on your list for the next visit to Romania. It is here, each and every cross is painted in bright colors and describes in short epitaphs, sometimes funny, the life of the deceased one. Romania Bucharest, Visit Romania, Folk Art Flowers, A Level Art, Central Europe, Blue Aesthetic, Eastern Europe, Amazing Places, Cemetery
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The unique Merry Cemetery from Maramures, a place which should be on your list for the next visit to Romania. It is here, each and every cross is painted in bright colors and describes in short epitaphs, sometimes funny, the life of the deceased one.

The Merry Cemetery of Sapanta

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The Merry Cemetery (Romanian: Cimitirul Vesel) is a cemetery in the village of Sãpânta, Maramures county, Romania,that is famous for its colourful tombstones with the native paintings that represent scenes from the life of the buried persons and even poetry in which those persons are described.

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Happy Cemetery of Sapanta

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.

 Each grave site is marked with a brightly coloured tombstone that depicts either the person buried or a memorable scene from their life. Many tombstones include a funny epitaph or poem.

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Săpânța Merry Cemetery

Săpânța Merry Cemetery

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Travel images of the Merry Cemetery, Romania. Get inspired before you go or just enjoy the amazing pictures!

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Sapanta Merry Cemetery

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The gravestone of a nurse. Ioan Stan Patras, Cimitirul Vesel (The Merry Cemetery) - Săpânţa, Romania

Ioan Stan Patras, Cimitirul Vesel (The Merry Cemetery)

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Merry Cemetery - Sapanta - Romania

Merry Cemetery - Sapanta - Romania

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Photos of the decorative headstones of the Merry Cemetery of Sapanta, Maramures, Romania by Paul Williams

Merry Cemetery - Sapanta - Romania