More photos in the vicinity:
Main Entrance of San Michele
Sestiere Castello
Sestiere Cannaregio

San Michele is the cemetery island of Venice. The cemetery is still in use today. However, due to shortage of space the dead are exhumed after a few years and stored in compact concrete ossuary boxes.
San Michele
Date: Jul 14, 2007
Longitude: 12 20.57'
Latitude: 45 26.52'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08