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Address: Hallvagen 14, Stockholm 122 33, Sweden
Phone Number: 46850831620
12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

The Unesco World Heritage Skogskyrkogården is beautiful all year round,...

The Unesco World Heritage Skogskyrkogården is beautiful all year round, much due to the unique way it is woven into the landscape. The cemetery never closes, so you can easily acces the World Heritage when you prefer, throughout the year. More than 2,000 funeral ceremonies take place at the Skogskyrkogården each year. This means that the five chapels are in frequent use and therefore closed to the public. If you are interested in the chapels and their interiors, come along for a public guided tour or book a private tour. We also have audio and visitor's guides, which you can download prior to your visit. Please visit our website for more information.

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Beautiful combination of landscaping and architecture

We went to Skogskyrkogarden (which translates to Woodland garden) by subway, and while we had to ask directions when we got to the stop, it was not difficult to find. It is a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Wolfville, Canada
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Wolfville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to Skogskyrkogarden (which translates to Woodland garden) by subway, and while we had to ask directions when we got to the stop, it was not difficult to find. It is a peaceful, beautiful cemetery with tall trees and meandering paths. A UNESCO site recognizing the unique use of land for the cemetery, it is an example of the... More 

Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I got here by train. Enjoyed the peaceful surroundings. I even saw a few deers. Can you imagine how peaceful this place is if you have deers? I went to the Chapel. A gardener brought me in and he explained to me on the architecture of the chapel and why it was built such. Really enjoyed it here, although I... More 

Thank ngshiyan
Linkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Had waited a long time to visit this place but wow, it was better than I had imagined. No longer wondering why it received its Unesco World Heritage status. Calm, serene and beautiful, with the different chapels displaying different architectural styles. Admittedly we did have wonderful weather (sunny autumn) when we visited but as long as the rain isn't pouring... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit. Maybe if you're in Stockholm for just a couple of days then you can skip it.. But if you're in Stockholm for more than two three days, then you have to visit it. It might be strange to review a grave yard, but this one is much different from many grave yards.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

This place is very close to central Stockholm and it's unbelievable how green it is, in the summer the tall trees provide ample shade to walk under them and it's a new experience to see a cemetery in the woods, definitely interesting.

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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

A Unesco World Heritage site designation for a cemetery is a bit surprising. But it's calm, serene and not at all morbid to wander round this highly influential woodland cemetery on a nice day, enjoying the fresh smell of the woodland. Easy to get to by metro, also has a small cafe and information centre.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

I can see why this is on the UNESCO World Heritage site. Its absolutely surreal to be here. The architecture, the landscape., the designing of this cemetery is breathtaking. There is no fee to get in and enjoy this. A must see! When we went there were many active funerals and this is a place that people are still laid... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful, beautiful park. Of course it is a cemetery so it is a place of respect and reflection but it is also beautiful to admire while you walk through the streets between the hills and gardens. It's so quiet and peaceful, and contemplative. Go on the meditation hill - the views are beautiful. It only takes 15... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

It is very easy to reach this woodland cemetery by the public transport as the Tunnelbana station is very close by. The cemetery, however, is huge and unless you intend to spend a long time you will only be able to see a small part of it on foot. We still found it well worth the visit for the short... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Spent a lovely morning here, difficult to describe as its not like any other cemetery. A woodland space with plenty of open spaces and walkways winding through gardens. Greto garbo grave is here although quite difficult to find. Its a short distance from the centre on the t bahn and is a relaxing attraction away from the hustle and bustle.... More 

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