Having seen the Ventanillas de Otuzco in Peru, it is not surprising to see a modern day version of small "windows" with body remains. I have included a photo of the Ventanillas as a comparison.
Let's be clear, it's a graveyard. That being said, it gives insight into the culture and how the people respect those that have passed. It is CRAZY busy the end of Sep, beginning of Oct for All Saints Day. The whole area is blockaded off for many many blocks around and almost the whole city comes to visit those that... 更多
The cementery in Sucre.. is a very calm park. .. you can find over there a lot of important people ahí died in this place... like presidents of Bolivia.. and the only one prince in Bolivia. . It was a was very nice to go up there...
This was a wonderful visit to a wonderful place. So glad we went to see what is one of the best cemeteries in South America. The place was alive if that does not sound a crass thing to say.... people respective of the dead and realising that life goes on - a really strange but wonderful combination. Great respect to... 更多
The cleanest place we visited in Bolivia. Seriously. And it's interesting to see the mausoleums. People from Bolivia go there for coffee, chats, and to read a book. It's beautiful and definitely something to check out.
This is an amazing place (as many cemetaries in Southamerica), the aerial view from the teleferico resembles a factory, but there is a lot of beauty, nature and peace once inside the walls. The dead are stapled in urnes, five on top of each other in long rows, similar to Italy. In the windowsone finds pictures, flowers, electronic gadgets, miniture... 更多