El Panteón

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El Panteón information

Location
Álamos & Around , Mexico
Address
cnr Calles las Delicias & Posada
Opening hours
6am-6pm
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Álamos’ deliciously ancient cemetery is a fascinating jumble of above-ground tombs, elaborate headstones made of pastel-hued crosses and angel statues, and tall palm trees. It began receiving the dead of wealthy families in 1751, when the practice of burying them inside the church was abolished.