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“Very interesting!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mountaineers' Cemetery

Mountaineers' Cemetery
Ranked #10 of 55 things to do in Zermatt
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Etoy
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Very interesting!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2013

This Mountaineers' Cemetery is located in the centre of Zermatt and is certainly worht a visit for anyone who is interested in the past life of this beautiful town in the mountains.

Visited October 2012
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Atmospheric”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

While wandering around zermatt we came across the mountaineers cemetery, and it sure gives you some respect for the mountains, the amount of people who have lost their lives trying to climb them and some of them so young too. Maybe it was just me but it had such a atmosphere about it - go for yourselves to find out.

Visited May 2013
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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“Macabre”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2013

I am a Mountaineer, so being reminded of potential consequences is not for me. The setting is beatiful, the sentiment is excellent. But it is upsetting!

Visited July 2013
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“Very quiet place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2013

The people of Zermatt take great pride and care of their dead. The stones are beautifully done with gorgeous flowering plants. It was most interesting to me to read some of the inscriptions on the headstones. Many real old markers.

Visited July 2013
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Very Interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2013

This is in the centre of Zermatt just behind the main church. It is worth 10mins of your time just looking around the tombstones as it makes the whole mountain climbing experience more real. You often have the name of the place where the person died and having been up the peaks or just seen them you can visualise it better. It is quite sobering seeing the details of some quite recent tragedies.

Visited July 2013
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