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Rome - Protestant Cemetery

By MissPea
If you ever go to Rome then get yourself off the beaten track and head to the Protestant Cemetery (or the non-Catholic Cemetery as its also known). It is one of the most beautiful places i have been too with a wonderful atmosphere.

Shelley and Keats are both buried there (have included Keats' grave in image 2). Shelley said of the cemetery "It might make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place".

This is a close up of one of the statues, I loved the colours of the faded flowers.

Thanks for looking.

Tags: Rome Close-up and macro Landscape and travel Non catholic cemetery A must see

Voters: Roly, matteee, Baz72 and 8 more

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31 May 2010 10:29PM
Wonderful image and info

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mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
31 May 2010 11:35PM
Been to Italy three times,but unbelievably,never been to Rome !!
Yes,works well here with the faded colours.
Good shot.
backbeat Plus
12 134 1 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2010 8:50PM
A really nice shot julia

m0ehs 8 England
6 Jun 2010 5:23PM
Hi Julia
This is a nice shot with good detail well done

10 Jun 2010 9:48PM
Nice shot great info !
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
20 Jun 2010 12:54PM
moving ;
superb set !

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