Tickets for Merry Cemetery & Stan Ioan Pătraș Memorial House

Tickets for Merry Cemetery & Stan Ioan Pătraș Memorial House

I bet you've never seen gravestones like these!

I bet you've never seen gravestones like these!

The facts

Details

  • Participants: 1 - 99
  • Instant confirmation
  • public (with other participants)
  • mobile voucher is accepted
    Show your booking confirmation or voucher on your mobile phone or tablet. Alternatively, you can almost always also present your booking confirmation or voucher in paper form. You will receive further information in the booking confirmation.

Check Availability | Book

 
January 2020
 
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
  Available   Selected   auf Anfrage

Please choose an available date in the calendar to start your booking.

Your experience

Description

At the Stan Ioan Memorial Pătraș you can see life (and death) through the eyes of the man who formed and carved a series of colorful, bizarre tombstones for people he had never seen before. Then visit the Merry Cemetery itself.

Stan Ioan Pătraş was born in 1908 in Săpânța as the son of a family of wood sculptors. He turned his hand to carving poems on gravestones, but then painted figures in colours made of natural pigments on them. Explore his house and see his art in the making.

In the fun graveyard itself, you can approach each and every thought-provoking gravestone. See how the main color blue was used against other symbol colors. Green for life, yellow for fertility, red for passion and black for... well, death.

Before he died in 1977, Pătraş made almost 700 gravestones in the two cemeteries of Săpânța, which were later called the funny cemetery. Find out who died from drinking, who was hit by a taxi and who was the village flirt - all by studying the pictures he created.

It's one of those rare times when you might be smiling in a cemetery.

Please note

Additional information

Included in the price

  • Admission to Stan Ioan Pătraș Memorial House
  • Entrance to the Merry Cemetery
  • Brochure with explanations of the cemetery in English, Spanish and Italian
  • * Guided tour

Meeting point

Merry Cemetery Cimitirul Vesel Săpânţa

Cancellation Conditions

A cancellation or modification of the product is no longer possible after the booking has been made.

Opinions and Experiences

What customers say about rent-a-guide

"""

TEXT_NUM_PLATFORM_REVIEWS

Rating by
great
Rating by
great
Rating by
great
More reviews
The local operator is solely responsible for the contents of this offer. In case of a reasonable suspicion of a copyrigth infringement, please contact us at to get the contact details of the operator.

This is why you should book on rent-a-guide

Best price guarantee
Over 1 million tickets
Over 600,000 satisfied customers
from 11 $ per person
No reviews