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Kerepesi Cemetery

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Address: Fiumei ut 16, Budapest 1086, Hungary
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This is not a so famous cemetery, but there is a lot of monuments concerned to II World War and comunist period.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is not a so famous cemetery, but there is a lot of monuments concerned to II World War and comunist period.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

the Soviet section alone is so interesting, but then as we kept walking through this huge cemetery, we saw amazing sculptures and gravestones everywhere. some, along the sides, have fallen into disrepair, but many are maintained well and made us feel very humbled. definitely worth the trip.

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Timisoara, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is one of the nicest old cemeteries that I have seen. It is practically a huge open-air art collection with a lot of extremely beautiful stone or bronze statues and ensembles dedicated to long series of important names of the Hungarian culture and history. Great place to visit if you enjoy romantic art from the 19th century and early... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We were alone inside, on the 1st of January 2015. It has a fantastic creepy atmosphere. The walk on the main central street is really nice. On the right you can find the grave of artists, there is a beautiful woman with theatreal masks. All along then columns and two cupolas with golden mosaics. On the right follow the street... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It resembles a park rather than a cemetery. Go along the main alley till you find mausolea on both sides, then go there and look up. It's really worth it! Most graves are more like pieces of art and really meticulously done sculptures, so it feels more like strolling through a gallery or a museum of art.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

As a morbid lover of cemeteries on day before Halloween (an American abroad has to get her fix), I was super excited to go here, but ended up being pretty disappointed. It is a pretty cemetery in fall, with some graves romantically covered in tangled ivy and paths covered in leaves, but honestly I don't think it's worth a trip... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The celebrity graveyard of Hungary. Some amazingly indulgent mausoleums. A quite thought provoking walk around, as you see all the famous names that the roads of Budapest are owed. Worth an hour if you have one spare.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed slinking about this very old and enormous cemetery for an hour one evening, which I HIGHLY recommend. Don't forget your camera. Beware they close at 8 pm. It's free. Give it at least a full hour because once you're inside you'll want to keep exploring all of the cool corners and it's pretty big. There are some... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

So visiting cemeteries isn't everyone's attraction of choice on holiday, but if you like cemeteries, sculpture and nature this is an absolute MUST. It is huge, and that is an understatement. It is like walking though a park with thick bushes and huge draping trees. It is easy and fun to get lost. It is seriously well landscaped while the... More 

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Palermo, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I would not advise you to put it in the "things to be done" if you came for less than 4 days, but still with the right amount of time left the visit of this monumental cemetery can be very interesting!

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