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Address: ul. Powazkowska, Warsaw 99-200, Poland
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+48 22 838 55 25
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Warsaw through the ages

Well worth the tram ride on a sunny day to wonder by the graves and mausoleums of generations of Poles and marvel at the many memorials (including a Howitzer) and the wealth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the tram ride on a sunny day to wonder by the graves and mausoleums of generations of Poles and marvel at the many memorials (including a Howitzer) and the wealth needed to construct them!

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is one of the most beautiful , not only to remember your loved ones but with tourists too . You can buy a tour for this cemetery and see all the famous people here , the ex president of Warsaw is resting here . With all beautiful old trees and some amazing stone work this place is a... More 

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Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

This is not a typical place to have walk. But I like it because it is quiet and full of trees. Plenty of beautiful tombs and sculptures. A little church inside is nice. And after the walk you can visit Burakowska Street when you find the entrance to the old factory. A trendy place now with restaurants and excellent sushi... More 

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Gdynia, Poland
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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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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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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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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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Thank Ala E
massachusetts, usa
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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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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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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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