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“Very pretty as far a s cemeteries go.....”

Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof)
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Private Guided Tour of Musical Vienna
Ranked #20 of 573 things to do in Vienna
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Europe's second largest cemetery marks the final resting place for over 2.5 million people, including Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert and Strauss.
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Very pretty as far a s cemeteries go.....”
Reviewed June 29, 2013

This is one of the nicest city graveyards you will find.
Lots of history here.
see if you can hitch up with a tour!

Visited June 2013
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Haifa, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“OPEN-AIR MUSEUM”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

This cemetery is so big that it's almost impossible to visit it on foot.
You can take a ride on a horse-drawn carriage or on the free bus or (if you have a car) pay 2.80 euro & enter with your car. That's exactly what we have done & it has been a blessing, since that day temperatures reached 34C. Apart from the musicians section, there are so many amazing memorials that you get the feeling of visiting an open-air museum.
We spent there about 4 hours & I don't find it strange or morbid.
I admit it isn't for everyone, but if you like cemeteries-don't miss this one.

Visited June 2013
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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“Visited my uncles grave”
Reviewed June 20, 2013

The cemetary was beautifully kept in the ordinary area but the jewish part was so overgrown and unkemped I could not find some of my relations. This is because so many jews left Vienna

Visited June 2013
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Ely, United Kingdom
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“Huge”
Reviewed June 15, 2013

The only word to describe this cemetery is HUGE. It is enormous, but very lovely too. Most of the famous composers are there, which is the draw. But there are some stunning headstones and graves. Falco has a very nice glass headstone. Well worth the visit, and the public transport system takes you right to the entrance.

Visited June 2013
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Britain
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“Interesting”
Reviewed June 14, 2013

Not well signed--best to go in from main entrance. Peaceful lovely area--We got off at Simmering and walked but then realised could get tram.

Visited June 2013
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