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Fiumei Road Cemetery

Fiumei ut 16-18., Budapest 1086, Hungary
+36 1 896 3889
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never thought visiting a graveyard can view so many old buildings. nice tomb and big ones. also... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brionykeen
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Absolutely stunning, peaceful, historic and picturesque place to visit

I was blown away by the sheer beauty of this place and I’m so glad I made the walk here. Everywhere... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
Alicia B
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With its 170 years history the Fiumei Road Cemetery has by now become a cultic place just like Père-Lachaise in Paris. However, instead of the graves of Molière, Chopin and Jim Morrison, here you can see those of Ady, Jókai, Arany, Kossuth, Erkel, Faludy, Jancsó and Imre Kertész. Besides being the resting place of the prominent personalities of the Hungarian nation since 1849, the cemetery preserves the imprints of different historical eras. You will find the largest number of important personalities of the Hungarian history and culture buried here. Most of the tombs have historic value since they are works of reputable architects and sculptors. The grave park, that resembles an arboretum lies on 56 hectares, is also known for its rich flora and fauna. The unique graveyard has been under the management of the National Heritage Institute since 2016.
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Fiumei ut 16-18., Budapest 1086, Hungary
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+36 1 896 3889
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

never thought visiting a graveyard can view so many old buildings. nice tomb and big ones. also smaller onew well sectored and categories. some of the large tomb does need maintenence

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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

I was blown away by the sheer beauty of this place and I’m so glad I made the walk here. Everywhere you turn are vines and flowers, tall towering trees and gravestones drowning with character. Nestled away just outside of the busy city is this...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

We went with a guide in his car which was a good thing to begin with. As it is a large parkland virtually with many paths.. Having received an introduction, we now plan to go on our own. That first visit was magical.. the cemetry...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

This cemetery is more of a memorial park, lots of graves, mausoleums and monuments - each has it's own story behind. There aren't lots of tourists there, so you will be able to wonder around peacefully. The entrance is free and you can take a...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

We went on a private guided tour of the cemetery, which made the visit very informative. The day we visited was overcast, cold and not busy, so we were able to walk around and visit in relative peace and quiet. An additional feature, we were...More

1  Thank EPT_57
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

Lots of beautiful monuments in this graveyard. The graveyard itself is quite massive but if you just want to focus on the big monumental graves you can visit it all in about an hour and it's a very pleasan stroll among beautiful tombs.

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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

A very large cemetery, you can pick up a map at the main entrance and also pop in to the information desk if you have any questions. The map was very useful in showing the main points of interest, however if you chose not to...More

1  Thank Matt C
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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Fumei Road cemetery was one of my favorite stops in Budapest. It's statues may not be as famous as the ones in Staglieno cemetery in Genova but it's definitely a cool place to visit and get lost exploring its rich history. The place is huge...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

After all the trouble in the city this is the place to go and calm down. What's that all about? However you struggle, it will end here anyways. You feel overwhelmed and stressed, then use thisnplace to get back to Earth. We have some very...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2017

I enjoy walking through cemeteries to see all the incredible tombstone and mausoleum artwork they just don't make them like they used to. There are many famous people buried here.

1  Thank Creeping_Death_LA
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Yes, no one is going to stop you from taking pictures. Enjoy
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Hi, just to let you know that I have never had reason to be afraid or even apprehensive whilst visiting the KEREPESI cemetery. People are wandering around looking at the gravestones and it is a very open space. Apparently in... More
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