Merry Cemetery

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admission 4 lei
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Lonely Planet review

Săpânţa village has a unique place in the hearts of Romanians. It boasts the 'Merry Cemetery', famous for the colourfully painted wooden crosses that adorn the tombstones in the village's graveyard. Shown in art exhibitions across Europe, the crosses attract coachloads of visitors who marvel at the gentle humour and human warmth that created them.