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Kerepesi Cemetery

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Address: Fiumei ut 16, Budapest 1086, Hungary
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Nice walking paths

Peaceful cemetery with so much history. It's absolutely huge, you could get lost for hours. It's nice and shady on a hot day, there are beautiful murals and statues and it's quiet... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2016
Shae S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Peaceful cemetery with so much history. It's absolutely huge, you could get lost for hours. It's nice and shady on a hot day, there are beautiful murals and statues and it's quiet and calm. I just wish they had more funding to keep it better maintained. Nature is taking over large parts of the burials. The ivy and invasive, aggressive... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We went to the cemetary in the hope of finding one of my Grandpa's friends buried there - it turns out he was elsewhere in the city (we found him on our last day!) - but the cemetery is beautiful. Some incredibly grand stone work and well kept grounds.

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Located near Kelete Train Station and Arena Plaza City Mall a Kerepesi Cemetry is a nice quite cemetry for a slow walks, that allows to enjoy the sculptures and beautifully made graves. Most parts of the cemetry is well kept apart from some area, full of beautiful flowers in spring time. Overall, an amazing place for whole who love quite... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

A beautiful cemetery that is perhaps most striking during Fall, but is nonetheless worth the visit at any time of year on account of its collection of sculptures. Most graves and architecture and works of art in themselves and make up for a very nice walk out (especially for photographers). Highly recommended for tombstone tourists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Soon as you walk in you will hear nothing, just the birds tweeting and squirrels rustling in bushes. This cemetery/ park is very well maintained. The tombstones that you will see are amazing, sculptures and works of art.

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Tampere, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

It was suprised that hte cemetery was in so bad condition. It seemed like nobody hasn't done anything for a long time.

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Bochum, Deutschland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We visited Kerepesi Cemetery under the impulse of the moment. I've read something about it before, we noticed when looking at the map that it was right next to where we were at that moment and off we'd go. It was a sunny afternoon and so we spent nearly 3 hours wandering abround the old cemetery, looking at statues, wondering... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

I went because the coments were rather positive and because I was staying more than a week in Budapest. I recommand this place but only if you, also, stay several days. This cemmetary is located in a huge park which makes the visit different than what you are used to. Sculptures are sometimes spectacular. You have a part of the... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Don't get me wrong this is an amazing city to visit, you walk around with your head up in awe of the amazing buildings everywhere you go but if you need an oasis of quiet or an hour or so away from it all this is the place to head for. It's a step back in time, to when death... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We (a couple) visited Kerepesi Cemetery several times and every visit was excellent! It is rather a park full of sculptures and monuments than a cemetery. A big part of Hungarian history can be visible by walking from one part of the park to another. Besides pretty family graves made in 19th century, you will also be able to see... More 

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