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Campo Santo Cemetery

Verkortingstraat en Visitatiestraat 13 | Sint-Amandsberg, Ghent 9040, Belgium
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Ranked #26 of 103 Attractions in Ghent
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
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Type: Cemeteries, Cultural

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Ghent, Belgium
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Graveyard on a hill in a part of Ghent called Sint-Amandsberg. It has very old graves and many of famous Belgian people. There is also a grave of a man who still wanted to have his newspaper delivered in his grave. If you find someone who can tell you something about the cemetary it's even better.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The Campo Santo Cemetary in Sint-Amandsberg near Ghent is really a wonderful place to visit. A lot of very old graves (18th century), but as well recent ones. Jan Hoet was buried here in 2014 (sector C). Don't underestimate the hills you have to climb when visiting the whole cemetary. A bit smaller than Pere Lachaise, but certainly comparable atmosphere-wise... More 

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Split, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

If you decide to pay a visit to this unique cultural monument I assure you that you won't regret it! At only 15 minutes from the Ghent centre you will experience an oasis of serenity and profound commotion. As if the facades from the town historical centre were just moved to this enchanting and moving site. Located on beautiful hilltop... More 

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Belgium
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329 reviews 329 reviews
53 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

Unique monumental cemetary unfortunately a bit unknown and negelcted but so inpressive!

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