Santa Isabel Cemetery - Tourism in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Santa Isabel Cemetery

This cemetery takes its name from an extremely old hermitage and its adjacent district. Established at the beginning of the 19th century with mass burials following a typhus epidemic, the graveyard was chosen by the Madrid City Council as an example for future cemeteries in the city, according to reports: "it is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and comprehensive cemeteries in Spain".
It cannot currently be extended due to its location in the city, only burials in previously-reserved graves are allowed.


  1. Let yourself be surprised by the Neo-Egyptian style of the Rossi Pantheon.
  2. Stop the angel of the Zulueta Pantheon from pointing at somebody (death within 10 days, according to the legend).
  3. Take a stroll along the 3 itineraries proposed in the brochure Art and Memory: Santa Isabel Cemetery pdf


Portal de Arriaga 26A, 01013 Vitoria-Gasteiz.

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