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Alter Friedhof

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Moving visit

There aren't just "old" guests, the cemetery seems to be still in use. It is a quiet oasis close to... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
anima_tedesca
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Vienna, Austria
Peaceful resting area

This cemetery is lovely and can be best described as peaceful. Now I wouldn’t go off exploring for... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
Daniel A
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Beijing, China
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

There aren't just "old" guests, the cemetery seems to be still in use. It is a quiet oasis close to the city centre, where Robert Schumann and Clara Wieck rest in peace, together with many famous and less famous people.

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Reviewed August 2, 2018

This cemetery is lovely and can be best described as peaceful. Now I wouldn’t go off exploring for a cemetery but I was in the area and noticed this place. There isn’t a whole lot to do in Bonn so we checked it out and...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

This is a lovely street to walk along. It is dotted with monuments. Bonn is flat so it's easy to walk around.

1  Thank Merilyn_S_12
Reviewed May 30, 2017

We don’t make a habit of visiting graveyards but are happy we made an exception for Alter Friedhof. It is a lovely, quiet spot in a bustling city, fairly well maintained for a very old spot (though folks are still being buried in the space)....More

3  Thank DSC-NOVA
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Quiet graveyard (ok, no surprise here) with a collection of stonegraves covering the last 200+ years. Makes you contemplate how it all ends and walk over to the Altstadt, have some beer and contemplate some more.

Thank karld535
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Not a great attraction in itself, I was here for paying a visit to the grave of Robert Schumann - who died near Bonn - and his wife Clara. The cemetery is totally central and can be reached with a short walk from Beethoven's house....More

3  Thank Carlo R
Reviewed February 11, 2016

Old city cemetery in the center of Bonn. Very atmospheric, huge memorials. Beautiful statues, recalls a bygone era.

1  Thank Dimitri D
Reviewed January 11, 2016

The Old cemetery of Bonn is near the city hall and is open everyday. It is interesting to visit as there are old graves and structures there. Some known Bonners are also laid to rest in the cemetery. It looks nice in autumn with the...More

1  Thank AkoSiAys
Reviewed January 8, 2016

i like this cementery . but there could be annoing people around as there is alcoholics center just behind it .. if you like cementeries there is more ambient and peacefull one in poppelsdorf .

Thank Pavol K
Reviewed September 14, 2015

I took the Saturday tour - which was almost canceled because not enough people showed up but another couple arrived just in time. The guide was very knowledgeable and pointed out details and their meanings that you wouldn't otherwise find out about. See the graves...More

2  Thank The_Goddess_in_KA
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