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Forget Paris’ Père Lachaise, forget Milan’s Cimitero Monumentale, this is the real thing. Abney Park, in Stoke Newington (London), is the kind of cemetery you usually only see in film: gothic, romantic, deliciously decadent.

Best enjoyed in autumn. (Like, now, for instance).

‘L’elegante purezza di una villa razionalista nel cuore di Milano.”

When in Milan, do visit Villa Necchi-Campiglio. It is so stunning I have seen it 7 times (*only* cried once though).