Non-Catholic Cemetery in Rome

Famous as the burial place of Keats, Shelley, Gramsci and many other poets, artists and writers, Rome's Non-Catholic cemetery is celebrated for its beauty and tranquillity, while also being an active burial ground.

Keats' final resting place. Photo Giovanni Dall'Orto.
The cemetery is located in the shadow of the pyramid of Caius Cestius in the city's Testaccio district and is open Mon-Sat 09.00-17.00 (last entrance 16.30), Sun/public holidays 09.00-13.00 (last entry 12.30).

Admission is free but donations to help with the cemetery's upkeep are accepted at the entrance.

Full information including history of the cemetery is available on its website while for further insights see Wanted in Rome feature article.

General Info

Address Via Caio Cestio, 6
Phone number 065741900

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Non-Catholic Cemetery in Rome

Via Caio Cestio, 6

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