Tulcan is not only the highest provincial capital of Ecuador, but also the location of a special touristic destiny, the cemetery Jose Maria Azael Franco Guerrero, a detailed work in the Ecuadorian highlands. Which expects to receive over 50 visitors for the Day of the Dead (on November 2) celebration.
The cemetery of Tulcan, called the “green Sculpture” is a structure without precedents in the world. Its redesign occurred during 1923, when the city of Tulcan suffered a devastating earthquake, since then the new cemetery began to work with amazing mausoleums located to the sides of the locality.
A rest location for the deceased where their visitors can enjoy the freshness of nature and the cypress scent that flood their senses when visiting their love ones. The cemetery has a total extension of 8 areas, which are managed by the Town of Hall of Tulcan. For many tourists that visit this place, is an opportunity to walk, talk, meditate and admire more of 300 figures made of cypress and sculptures of Roman, Greek, Inca, Azteca, an Egyptian designs. AV