Cemeteries in Krakow

Cemeteries in Krakow, Poland

Krakow Cemeteries

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  • Robert O
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands3,128 contributions
    Since 1803 people have been buried at Rakowicki cemetery. Not just the rich and famous, but also ordinary citizens of Krakow were laid to rest here. Since the 'development' of the railway station area, the cemetery has become more separated from the city center. A highway running south to north has become another obstacle in reaching it. Still it is not too far away (under a mile northeast from the station). Nice for peace and quiet seekers especially in autumn when the trees turn orange and yellow.
    Written December 9, 2020
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  • MarcusHurley
    Bristol, UK8,282 contributions
    Our next stop was the new Jewish cemetery. This was a badly maintained and very overgrown collection of tombs and gravestones and some memorials for the Jews of Krakow. Some were current but most were broken by the Germans and then relocated here, more as a testimony to the annihilation of a culture than as a place to rest in peace. Again, without Google we wouldn't have found the place as there were no signs until we actually arrived.
    Written September 23, 2021
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  • Howlo
    Buckingham, UK9,353 contributions
    I can honestly say I have never seen such a beautiful cemetery anywhere I have visited, this one is just out of this world, full of colour, every grave is cared for and it makes for a humbling but pleasant place to be. Not something you usually say about cemeteries.
    Written November 11, 2017
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  • Robert O
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands3,128 contributions
    Much smaller than Rakowicki cemetery in the north of the city, Salwatorski is also more intimate and accessible. It is on a hill side towards Kosciuszki mound and from it there is a nice view over the Wisla river and the city. The graves and the grounds are well kept and there is a small chapel built in 1888. The cemetery was consecrated in 1865 and served as a burial ground for the local parish. Later many intellectuals and artists found their last resting place here among them Andrzej Wajda, the famous Polish film director who died in 2016.
    Written January 29, 2021
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