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Ohlsdorf Cemetery

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A Huge Cemetary

If you ask in Reception you can get an excellent English guide map.The 1st WW section is the most... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Enjoyed as a park- full of history, beautiful gardens and a lovely place to walk.

If you have time for little exploring, take the Ubahn to the Ohlsdorf cemetery, the largest in the... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
jody w
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

If you ask in Reception you can get an excellent English guide map.The 1st WW section is the most poignant as well as the area for the victims of Allied bombing. The mass grave to the 1962 Tidal wave was the most surprising. Buses run...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

If you have time for little exploring, take the Ubahn to the Ohlsdorf cemetery, the largest in the world after the Wadi Al-Salaam in Iraq. (The Ubahn is also a good way to see some of the city outskirts as it is an above ground...More

1  Thank jody w
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This very large cemetery is more of a garden but there are parts dedicated to the two great wars that are classical cemetery - and all very well kept.

Thank PartrickL
Reviewed 24 September 2018

I visited recently to search out both the commonwealth war graves and the Memorial to the victims of the Bombing of Hamburg during the second world war. The Cemetery is simply massive with two internal bus routes which are free. Well worth including on any...More

Thank 235AndrewR
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Well, I just love this place. I’ve been visiting Hamburg for 21 years and in all my times, this is the place I love to spend time in winter or summer. Beautifully appointed, quiet, spacious, cared for. Historic graves, wildlife, a place to talk, to...More

Thank MumbaiMike64
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Being the largest of its kind worldwide, Friedhof Ohlsdorf is not to be missed. As the word of mouth has gone around, there are many foreign visitors, too.

Thank Tankred W
Reviewed 8 September 2018

One can easily say that this is a cemetery, afterall. But be there not as a visitor, but as a participant and then see the difference. When you move around, you see innumerable graves, some with stone-plaques, some without. Many families have adorned the graves...More

Thank Arvind S
Reviewed 7 September 2018

An amazing place. More like a country park than a cemetery. Worth a visit. Its so big that there is even a bus service running through it.

Thank curlyKateLancashire
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The Commonwealth War Graves are just part of this vast cemetery. It is so large it has not 1 but 2 bus routes running through it. You can walk to the CWG site even on a hot day as the route is well signposted and...More

Thank Stuartgf
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We stayed in a hotel nearly so went into the cemetery to have a bit of a walk away from the very busy road next to it. It is like an oasis with lots of trees, bushes and flowers. Nice place to be buried so...More

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Jacqueline F
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Response from radicol2001 | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of little hamlets in the grounds, some are just restaurants and some are like a village store, where you can buy flowers. But as I don't really know the area, it might be better to ask the local Undertakers... More
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Response from HelgaLode | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we stayed in the Arcor Hotel, Steindamm and could use the public transport system of Hamburg which is great.We really would like to recommend this hotel. Wonderful bar in the evening to relax and "digest" the impressions... More