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Skogskyrkogarden

Address: Hallvagen 14, Stockholm 12162, Sweden
Phone Number: 8 508 31730
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Ranked #49 of 215 things to do in Stockholm
Type: Cemeteries, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Cemeteries, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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105 reviews 105 reviews
55 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This special Nordic cemetary is UNESCO-World heritage (1994). We visited a cold January afternoon around sunset. The snow helped to get orientated. It was possible to enter the chapel of Faith. In one of the other chapels there was a funeral ceremony. Our advice is: don't visit as a tourist in winter-time.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Sure, visiting a cemetery might seem like an odd while on holidays but... My reason for visiting Skogskyrkogården was to stand alongside the infamous "Entombed - Left Hand Path cross" (see the photo in this article: http://cvcomics.com/requiem/?p=236 or Google "Entombed Left Hand Path band photo"). I grew up listening to Swedish death metal and always wondered where the Entombed band... More 

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Although graveyards aren't a "go to" place for many, this is the most beautiful grave yard I have ever been too. It is so tranquil and enjoyable to walk around. I would go here uptime times. They serve great cake and coffee in the cafe as well. Also on the first Saturday after Halloween, try make it to All Saints... More 

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Bharatpur, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Skogskyrkogården is a lovely spot to have a walk, very peaceful and relaxing. My girlfriend (a Swede) advised me that they are many famous Swedes buried within the cemetry, which as a Englishman was pretty wasted on me, as my knowledge of famous Swedes is fairly limited. However I did enjoy the tranquily of the scenery and the woods, a... More 

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London
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

A beautiful and unusual place to visit (compared with other tourist sites). Easily reached by public transport, the cemetery is a short walk from the station. We visited on the afternoon of 2 November when the cemetery was full of candles and many visitors, but the sense of peace was nevertheless present. We were only there for a short time... More 

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Jerusalem
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103 reviews 103 reviews
56 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The environment at Skogskyrkogården (The Woodland Cemetery) is very special. It is a place of rest in many respects, a large cemetery south of Stockholm. It can be reached going with the underground to the station with the same name as the graveyard (Skogskyrkogården) on the Green Line with the final station Farsta Strand. The cemetery was landscaped as a... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

this is a wonderful place for memories and especially thought provoking on All Saints Day when the Cemetry is visited by thousands of visitors. It is a UN Heritage Site, immaculately kept.

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Athens, Greece
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56 reviews 56 reviews
48 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The biggest and most peaceful cemetery i've ever visited. It is also the scariest one! We were walking there as the sun set and the light began to fade, and the place began to become creepier by the minute. It was really amazing. - 2011 -

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Oslo, Norway
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151 reviews 151 reviews
55 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Big cemetry with forest that made me calm down,an oasis to relax in. Minneslunden at top of hill looks magic and is a good spot to meditate and stress down in. Followed path of the seven wells 888 meters long in to the forest that got darker and darker. My plan was to find the seven wells but they were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Lovely cemetery for both the living and dead. Lovely walk and beautiful views on top of mounds and through tall thick woodland. A nice visit !

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