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Bohemian National Cemetery

Address: 5255 North Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60630
Phone Number: 773-539-8442 / 708-788-8442
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Ranked #246 of 307 Attractions in Chicago
Type: Cemeteries, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Type: Cemeteries, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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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Chicago,Illinois
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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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Toronto, Canada
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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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