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Address: ul. Powazkowska, Warsaw 99-200, Poland
Phone Number: 48 22 838 5525
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A pice of real history

There is a mark of real history in the world of artificially created events. Obviously you have to like visit cemeteries! There are 2 independent cemeteries. The first one... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Warsaw, Poland

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

There is a mark of real history in the world of artificially created events. Obviously you have to like visit cemeteries! There are 2 independent cemeteries. The first one - civilian, catholic - with a lot of old and nice graves. Some of them are important for polish history and national identity (poets, artists, politicians, activist). There is a unique... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

The Powazki Cemetery is like walking back in time. Many of the monuments are unique works of art. The atmosphere is peaceful and some of the graves show the signs of the WWII battles which raged in the grounds. Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I usually say that Poland needs to forget a bit the past and start looking a bit more into the future. This is one of the places that one needs to visit in order to understand why death and the past are so much part of everyday life in the country. And let's face it: they do not charge and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We visited here to see my grandparents' grave while in Warsaw on holiday. The cemetery is huge and we couldn't find the right place... but I didn't mind - we spent a peaceful hour or so looking for it in beautiful surroundings. We were told that there is an office across the road who could help, but by then we'd... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If someone has an interest in Polish History this is the place to be. A Place of heroes, the valley of their kings. The list of graves to see is endless. Let me list them Boleslaw Bierut - Polands Coummunist leader - tomb covered in red paint repreenting the murders he did. Jaruzelski - recently died and buried. Zygmunt Berling... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We happened to visit for a ceremonial laying of wreath at the Smolensk plane crash memorial a few days before All Saints Day. It was fascinating to see relatives of the dead coming to the grave site to wash, polish and adorn the massive gravestones with elaborate floral arrangements. I was there for a business reason (the laying of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is a massive cemetery. It would probably take almost all day to go through everything. There are lots of beautiful memorials. This is Europe's biggest cemetery as well. Great experience.

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Warszawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

One of the oldest cemeteries in Warsaw and by far the nicest - works from the late eighteenth century. Incumbent on him many distinguished Poles - eminent writers, poets, scholars, artists ... Come and stroll the paths, but in the silence and recollection, showing respect for the dead. Every year, November 1, at the cemetery known Polish personalities of science... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I was on a morning wander and suddenly looked up to find I was walking the street my father and his parents lived in before it was bombed to the ground. My grandparents are buried round the corner in Powazki cemetery, so I made my way in. The walls were being restored so it was a little difficult to find... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Many people visit Powązki on Nov. 1 and 2. You can see numerous candles buring also in the evening as in it open late those days.

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Address: Address: ul. Powazkowska, Warsaw 99-200, Poland
Phone Number: 48 22 838 5525
Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Central Poland  >  Mazovia Province  >  Warsaw

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