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Europe's second largest cemetery marks the final resting place for over 2.5 million people, including Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert and Strauss.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Simmeringer Hauptstrasse 230-244, Vienna 1110, Austria
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fascinating place with some beautiful monuments and an interesting history but it is difficult to navigate as there is only a map at the main entrance. There is a great cafe at the entrance that I would recommend.

Thank Hollymedy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a must see if you live in Vienna. You will be caught instandky by the old viennese Spirit

Thank Gerald_Neuneder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see the graves of Beethoven and Mozart and ended up having a great visit all around. It's easy to get to by public transit. The map provided at the excellent onsite cafe located near the Tor 2 gate and the signage make...More

Thank colindabin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting family each trip is one of our purposes to come to Vienna. The Jewish section is Tor (gate) 4. Easily reached by public transport (underground and bus). the nature inside is amazing. We have seen deer, rabbits, hawks, and more. Every trip is a...More

Thank DaphnaS561
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the cemetery is vast, but very well laid out and Immaculate. Easy to reach from the centre of Vienna on the 71 Tram. I visited to see the graves of the famous composers - Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Wolf, the Strauss and many others.

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told to take the street car ( #71) from the Ringstraße to the Cemetary and that it is a must to see. The ride is long but interesting as well , the cemetary ist quite some way from the Inner City. Once arriving...More

Thank Foto928
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

visiting the graves of my family is sad but an obligation! next to them artists, statesman and inventors. the cementery counts above 1 million people. the architecture is in the 1900 art nouveau from otto wagner. next to the entrance at Tor 2 is an...More

Thank 168wolfgangs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short bus ride from the Danube is the exceptionally large historical City Cemetery divided into sections for groups of famous persons from different lives. We toured the Musicians and Composers Corner and viewed the famous men of Vienna. Lovely memorials, each one more impressive...More

Thank kimsatty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all tram 71 will bring you to the cemetery or bus line 6, right to the door. So use public transportation as the cab ride was about 22 euros.... Keep in mind, this place is ridiculously huge, so be preparared to walk, bring...More

1  Thank Lia H
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Quite an unusual sight seeing destination, but a must if you are interested in how the viennese celebrate the end of life. There are impressive graveyards commissioned even for those who are stil alive. There are several high profiled people burried, most famous now Udo...More

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Response from Melanie D | Reviewed this property |
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Response from IowaMusictravel | Reviewed this property |
The Jewish portion of the cemetery is accessible whenever the cemetery is open. I believe the hours are 7am to 7pm most days.
Ron B
June 29, 2015|
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Response from Tina B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Vienna has excellent public transportation to practically anywhere in the city. To get to the Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), take the U3 (the orange line) to Simmering, then take the tram line 6 OR 71 to the... More