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Petersfriedhof
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This picturesque cemetery, much of which dates back to the 17th century, provides a secluded spot to escape the bustle of the rest of the city.
Reviewed October 12, 2012

cronie remark but actually true its virtually in the centre of the old town well worth a visit to see the well maintained graves and see the tributes

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Reviewed October 10, 2012

Without sounding morbid, this is one of the nicest cemetaries I've ever seen (despite from the huge ones like Père Lachaise in Paris - they don't compare). There are cute, well kept graves, some made of stone, others made of iron, and they are all very old. Over the past 150 or so years noone has been buried there anymore. Two churches are to be found within the premise. Furthermore there is a grotto style ancient church in the cliffs above. Tipp: Enter the cemetary from the side of the main cathedral (Dom) at Kapitelplatz. At the water mill there is a very old, cute bakery with delicious bread (less so the pastry). Amble along the cemetary, look inside the churches. The tour ends inside St. Peter's monastery with a nice cloistered courtyard. Make sure to get access to some of the rooms, e.g. the library.
The restaurant 'St. Peter Stiftskeller' dating back to the year 803 (!) is one of the most amazing restaurants, with rooms from different epochs. Unfortunately it's very expensive, but it can become one of the most romantic dining experiences in your life 8)

Thank Susi B
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

It was an interesting experience walking through the cemetery, which is quite well maintained and manicured, but I wouldn't recommend touring it if you're pressed for time

Thank j_d_kopetsky
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Reviewed October 7, 2012

This was teh coolest cemetary I have ever seen. It was beautful and fascenating in its orginality and floral displays. We are going back to see it again tomorrow.

Thank CarrieAndy
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

A very interesting corner of the old town area to include on your walking tour. Our guide explained the continual use of the property over the years and the traditions of the cememtery.

Thank RichStPete
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