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Address: 5255 North Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60630
Phone Number: 773-539-8442 / 708-788-8442
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Lots of history

I believe that this is one of the older cemeteries in the city, and as you walk among the tombstones, you will find some very old ones. It is very peaceful and well-kept.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I believe that this is one of the older cemeteries in the city, and as you walk among the tombstones, you will find some very old ones. It is very peaceful and well-kept.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

The cemetery is gorgeous. One of the staff at the cemetery should be avoided at all costs. Quite frankly, she is the meanest person I have ever run across at a cemetery. If you have to go to the cemetery office, head for the far left hand side of the counter and the office staff there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

I have relatives buried here so have been visiting this cemetery since I was a little girl. I was always fascinated by the beautiful green house and conservatory though that is no longer available. Since visiting the Czech Republic I am reminded of the castles there when I enter in through the gate here. It is interesting to read the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2008

This cemetery was supposedly founded back in the 1870's because an Irish priest refused to bury some Czechs. It is beautiful and unusual, with a gate resembling a Bohemian castle. Highlight are the mausoleum of Chicago mayor Anton Cermak, killed by a bullet intended for Roosevelt; the lovely "Mother" statue and the eerie "Pilgrim"; the large chapel (used in an... More 

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Additional Information about Bohemian National Cemetery

Address: 5255 North Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60630
Phone Number: 773-539-8442 / 708-788-8442
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

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