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Address: Sankt-Peter-Bezirk 1, Salzburg 5020, Austria
Phone Number: +43 662 8445760
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

This picturesque cemetery, much of which dates back to the 17th century,...

This picturesque cemetery, much of which dates back to the 17th century, provides a secluded spot to escape the bustle of the rest of the city.

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Prettiest Cemetery I've ever seen

I walked up to the fortress and the back down through this cemetery. Unlike any cemetery I've seen before so worth a quick squiz

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I walked up to the fortress and the back down through this cemetery. Unlike any cemetery I've seen before so worth a quick squiz

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

when I entered this site I didn't know what to expect, it can be a little scary and creepy but at the same is really beautiful and has a different aura to it. A place for silence and to give in to your own thoughts.

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Denville, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The cemetery is a thoughtful site. When you stroll here, and gaze at the grave sites with its inscriptions and pictures, you cannot help but wonder what type of person, and lives were led by those that are interned there. It is very contemplative. There are a couple of surprises here, including an American Major General.

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Falfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The cemetery at St Peter's is well worth a visit if you are in Salzburg, and I would definitely recommend taking an hour or two to explore it. The graveyard itself is well manicured and lovingly kept, and it is very peaceful. I always find it interesting wandering around a cemetery, reading about the various people; sometimes it is sad,... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cemetery at St. Peter's is probably the most beautiful I have ever seen. It was truly amazing. Also, pay the few euros it costs to see the catacombs. The chapels date back to the year 400.

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Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Petersfriefhof located at the corner right off the center of old town, nice to walking through read the head stones, the name and the writing in the catacombs, free entry !!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this cemetery accidentally but ended up spending an hour here looking though the cemetery and the catacombs. We found it because we were looking for the water wheel just off the center of the Old Town. Found the water wheel and then notice the cemetery. It was fascinating to walk through casually and read the head stones and... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quiet corner right off center of Old Town. Stroll around and look at the names. Be sure to find Mozart's family grave site.

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Derwood, Maryland, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss the catacombs. Small cost, worth it but a bit of stairs to get to it. Gives an interesting insight to the caves in the stone wall of the fortress. Also makes sense of the windows in that wall that you can see from below. Make sure you get a pamphlet that explains its history.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mom loves cemetraies and this definitly one she would love. It is small, old, and well taken care of.

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