Cemitério Santana/Chora Menino

Sao Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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The Chora Menino Cemetery is located in the North Zone of São Paulo, was founded in 1897 by the Municipality of São Paulo in the District of Santana, in the current Chora Menino neighborhood, which in the past was known as "Capão das Cobras". Chora Menino Cemetery has an area of ​​38,485 m2. Its mausoleums were built in the middle of the last century by the emerging families of the region. Due to its area located in the District of Santana, and built in Chora Menino neighborhood, it is known as Santana Municipal Cemetery and also as Cemetery Chora Menino. Thus, they are not two different cemeteries, but a single cemetery with two denominations: Cemitério Santana / Chora Menino. This cemetery housed in its land, until the year of 1970, a Jewish cemetery that, later, was deactivated. The funeral of the Cemetery is located at Rua Nova dos Portugueses, 141, in Chora Menino neighborhood, but its main entrance is at Avenida Imirim, at number 302. The name Chora Menino In the period from 1898 to 1970 there was a large epidemic of smallpox in the city of São Paulo, an epidemic that affected mainly the elderly and children. In the North Zone, where the cemetery is located, the disease affected the young people who were buried in it and whose parents were crying for the death of their children. The Cemetery came to be known as Chora Menino. PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE INFORMATION. O Cemitério Chora Menino está localizado na Zona Norte de São Paulo, foi fundado em 1897 pela Prefeitura Municipal de São Paulo no Distrito de Santana, no atual bairro Chora Menino, que ,no passado, era conhecido como "Capão das Cobras". O Cemitério Chora Menino tem uma área de 38.485 m2. Seus mausoléus foram construídos em meados do século passado pelas famílias emergentes da região. Por ter sua área localizada no Distrito de Santana, mas onstruído no Bairro Chora Menino, é conhecido como Cemitério Municipal de Santana e também como Cemitério Chora Menino. Assim sendo, NÃO são dois cemitérios diferentes, mas um único cemitério com duas denominações: Cemitério Santana/Chora Menino. Este cemitério abrigou em seu terreno, até o ano de 1970, um cemitério judáico que, posteriormente, foi desativado. O velório do Cemitério está localizado na Rua Nova dos Portugueses, 141, no bairro Chora Menino, mas sua entrada principal é na Avenida Imirim, na altura do número 323. O nome Chora Menino Conta-se que no período de 1898 até 1970 houve uma grande epidemia de varíola na cidade de São Paulo, epidemia que atingiu principalmente idosos e crianças. Na Zona Norte, onde está localizado o cemitério, a doença atingiu mais os jovens os quais eram sepultados no cemitério e em cuja capela pais choravam a morte de seus filhos. O Cemitério passou a ser conhecido como Chora Menino.
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