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Address: Fiumei ut 16, Budapest 1086, Hungary
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Beautiful!!!

Situated near the main train /railway station. Huge park with paved walkways! The headstones are so beautiful, masterpieces! Not a usual place for a tourist to visit. If you dont... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Kostanay, Kazakhstan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Situated near the main train /railway station. Huge park with paved walkways! The headstones are so beautiful, masterpieces! Not a usual place for a tourist to visit. If you dont want to think of it as a cemetery, then consider it a park with beautiful memorials.

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Zemun, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Kerepesi Cemetery is situated behind the Keleti Railway Station. Surrounded by walls, wide space that looks more like park than cemetery. Paths are wide but little bit outdated, so you have to walk carefully, cause rocks can be dangerous. No matter you are at the cemetery, I have to say it is beautiful. Large, clean statues makes you feel you... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

At the entrance there will be some Hungarian gentlemen. I said "english" and was handed a photocopy of a map of the cemetery with points of interest. For history buffs if you are just inside the entrance take a quick left and you will be at the Soviet Military Parcel. Very cool. Shades of Cold War espionage as a gentleman... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The Kerepesi Cemetery is well worth a short detour from Central Pest for those with an interest in the history of this fascinating country in the nineteenth and twentieth century. Of particular interest are the Stalinist 'Pantheon of the Working Class' memorials, now looking sad, neglected and perhaps an embarrassment to modern Hungary. Nearby are well tended but modest memorials... More 

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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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Address: Address: Fiumei ut 16, Budapest 1086, Hungary
Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest

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