Cementerio Cristóbal Colón or Necrópolis de Cristóbal Colón is named for Christopher Columbus. Founded in 1870 after nach einer cholera epidemic. Today it is the biggest cemetry in Latin America and the most important - even more than La Recoleta in Buenos Aires.

Among the estmated million of tombs in strictly symmetric order there are many well known ones of course. To mention just two: Rubén González and Ibrahim Ferrer.

The elegance and grandeur of the tombs are empasized by their disintegration. El Dorado for photpgraphers especially in the morning.