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My wife and I decided to wlak around the graveyard in Füssen this winter.With snow on the ground and hundreds of candles lit by the graves it was really quiet an experience.We were amased by all the different styles of grave stones.As we walked slowly...More
I travel a lot and visiting graveyards or cemetaries in the different countries is always on my list of things to do. They are all different due to religion, climate, culture etc. The cemetery in Füssen is very old (1528) and you see and feel...More
I visited this old cemetery on Christmas Eve. It was fascinating seeing headstones that have been preserved so well despite the weather conditions over the centuries. On Christmas Eve you could see locals visiting graves of their relatives to pay their respects at Christmas.
Me and Becky had a wander around here and although very somber (as you would expect) it showed the importance Germans place on respect.
You also got a look at the walled town.
It is well worth a look to see this lovely and respectful...More
Fussen has many charms and interesting things to see, but a small detour into this fascinating old walled graveyard first laid out in 1528 is worth an hour of anybody's time. It's not often that you will have opportunity to wander freely through several centuries...More
The old town walls go around two sides of the cemetery although I could not see how to get up into them (raised and covered walkway). There were interesting memorials from the ship's captain who died on the Bodensee, through the last Füssen town miller...More
The old cemetary is located at the East side of the old town.
We did not go there because we wanted to see this cemetary, but becuase it was on our way back the the old town.
Well, it's and old cemetary indeed and you'll...More
We walked through here as part of our walk around the Altstadt, kirche, and Füssen schloss. The ages of the graves range from recent to mid 1800's. The most interesting one to us is the one that included a picture of a German soldier who...More