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Powazki Cemetery

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Address: ul. Powazkowska, Warsaw 99-200, Poland
Phone Number: +48 22 838 55 25
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Mystical walk in the evening

The insurgents to January no time were buried in simple graves in the place of death or exile. In the 30s, as part of the official cult uprising of 1863., Was, however, in Warsaw... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 26, 2016
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Gdynia, Poland
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Gdynia, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

The insurgents to January no time were buried in simple graves in the place of death or exile. In the 30s, as part of the official cult uprising of 1863., Was, however, in Warsaw, the place where buried the last living veterans and mentioned those who died in the struggle for Poland. To this day, this place is an important... More 

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Gdynia, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

This is a must in Warsaw for people who love history. There is a lot of famous Polish people buried there. I was not lucky because it was raining like hell but hopefully I had umbrella. During first 45 minutes I didn't meet anybody there. The Powązki Cemetery was established on 4 November 1790 and it is definetely the most... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Place of contemplation and interesting old gravestones dating back to 17 century.. Gravestones tell the story of families. Many finding resting place in the same tomb. Worth a visit to see the old monuments and gravestones..

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Both my Parents are resting there. And many of their friends as well. You walk in a huge "park" filled with history of Poland. There are graves of fallen soldiers, families, civil citizens, communists,, presidents and activists from different periods of Polish history. Polish, Russian, Muslim , Jews............they all rest in Peace! Take your time and walk around. Get a... More 

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massachusetts, usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

I don't usually visit cemeteries, but we were putting my mother in law's ashes to rest in her family crypt here. This is a huge and old cemetery that frankly has the feel of a Harry Potter set at times due to the hundreds of huge carved crypts, angels and other religious figures looming over you as you walk under... More 

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stirling
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

Loved this old cemetry i think its one of the oldest in Europe i have never seen such lovely tombs and stones in my life it is quite dark with rows and rows of trees it is a huge cemetry think you could get lost in it my great grandparents are buried there about 17 of them in this massive... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

This is a fine cemetery to walk through. Very interesting grave markers and headstones and lots of flowers and care given by loved ones. It is big so it is easy to get lost!

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

Many late 19th century headstones and tombs. Some of them beautifully decorated. Edelkitsch as German would call it. Members of the Chopin family are buried here, but not the great composer himself. His grave is at Père-Lachaise (Paris). Nice to visit during a hot summer afternoon when Warsaw city is too hot. There is a lot of shade and it... More 

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Tring, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

A must see for those interested in Polish history - the cemetery is like a walk through the centuries. Lots of names you'll recognise. Fascinating. A guide book will help though!

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016

I always search for cemeteries.This is amazing cemetery and if you are keen on this kind of walk,you must go there.Is a bit far from the center (the first time i did 50 minutes on foot but the second 30minutes).You will spent a lot of hour there to stray around.

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