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Jewish Cemetery (Cmentarz Zydowski)

Ul. Okopowa 49/51, Warsaw 01-043, Poland
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“buried here” (8 reviews)
“mass graves” (7 reviews)
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Ul. Okopowa 49/51, Warsaw 01-043, Poland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very anxious to see this cemetery but it took us two goes to find it open. The first day we went was a Saturday and of course it was closed. This was our fault entirely as we should have known that all things...More

Thank MaggieWeston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Jewish Cementery is one of the only relics in Poland that the Nazis did not destroy and was left standing after the war. Go see the names of the families, the heroes that are honored there, magnitude of the place... don't miss it.

Thank Apeisach
Reviewed April 6, 2017

this cemetery is like all jewish cemeteries a touching place, looking "wild". When you know a little bit about jewish religion and their thoughts of death and cemeteries, it is the perfect site to see all about it.

Thank Franziska C
Reviewed April 5, 2017

This is NOT a WWII cemetery as many people think. There are areas that focus on that period in Poland's (and Jewish) history but there are headstones from the beginning of the 1800s. Not well kept but that adds to its ambience. Ravens and creaking...More

1  Thank Brendan R
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

This is a good 20 minute walk west of the old town along M Anielewcza passing the museum of the history of Polish Jews. The cemetery is reasonably large,quiet and pleasent to stroll along the paths. It's a good idea on arrival to look at...More

Thank brenhell
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful cemetery and a piece of history that you won't see in many more places . Very old and lots of falling apart graves but this is what makes this place special . There is enough space you can count 2-3 h to...More

Thank Bohemian_me84
Reviewed March 24, 2017

An interesting walk through time. Unique (and not traditional) styles of headstones and monuments. Much larger than expected.

1  Thank isaac h
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

It is a place where you walk rather in silence. If you have never visited old Jewish grave yard just visit it in Warsaw. It is still open year where are around 2 ceremonies a month. Most graves are from 1800-1945. Most are titled in...More

Thank l426
Reviewed February 3, 2017

This is one of the numerous Jewish cementeries spread all over Poland. Many of the tombs are destroyed, but are visited by the families of the dead who often come here to find their roots. On a sunny day it is a very melancholy and...More

Thank Mariusz M
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Jewish cemetery in Warsaw Warsaw Jews buried two thousand years of Jewish life in the city in central Poland. Some of the tombs are impressive, some of the other graves had been severely damaged over the years, and probably especially during the Holocaust. There are...More

Thank Oded H
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Maruž N
Hey guys.. Is there free entry, or any open time? Thank you :)
November 29, 2016|
Response from l426 | Reviewed this property |
no it costs 10pln and you have to have your head covered
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Mi sapresti dire quanto costa? Grazie mille!!
November 21, 2015|
Response from lubaca57 | Reviewed this property |
Se non sbaglio intorno ai due euro e cinquanta.
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pourai-je recevoir la photo des enfants du Ghetto par mail regina.sluszny@telenet.be Merci 1000
September 21, 2015|
Response from CSivan | Reviewed this property |
Je n'ai pas cette photo.
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