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Friedhofsweg 3, 04299, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 4934 18629201
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Walking around

Quite nice place, monumental cementary where walk around and get lost in your thoughts. You may... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Roberto R
via mobile
Walk in the cementery

Very beautifull park and building with crematory. Its Looking like park not cementery. The Best... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
Adrian M
via mobile
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22 Oct 2017
“Walking around”
21 Aug 2016
“Walk in the cementery ”
Friedhofsweg 3, 04299, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Quite nice place, monumental cementary where walk around and get lost in your thoughts. You may find in the middle an impressive church, which unfortunately you can't visit. Lack of information and...toilettes

1  Thank Roberto R
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Very beautifull park and building with crematory. Its Looking like park not cementery. The Best place in leipzig. Must visit:-)

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

It is strange to recommend to visit a cemetery like a tourists attraction, but it is worth. On a daytime, of course :) The cemetery, which was established in XIX century, is more like a park. An amazing chapel is surrounded by gravestones and sculptures,...More

Thank Žaneta P
Reviewed 21 May 2015

This is a huge cemetery near the monument to the War of Nations. It strikes me as an unusual place to visit for a visitor to Leipzig. I do give it 4 stars as a place to be buried if that is what you are...More

2  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 12 May 2014

A tranquil cemetery with many interesting and beautiful memorials. The cemetery also includes a memorial to those soldiers from the local regiment who fell in the First World War (as well as some individual graves to soldiers who died in WW1).

1  Thank FolkestoneJack
Reviewed 8 May 2014 via mobile

I have to say it may br strange to visit a cemetery but it is worth the stop. I spent an more than an hour wandering and looking at the grounds a buildings. Many interesting sculptures and grave sites from sungle to family and even...More

5  Thank Day_DreamerSCandOz
Reviewed 13 March 2014

May be a little strange to visit a cemetery as an attraction but the architecture and lay out of the place is quite spectacular, and very much worth a walk around.

3  Thank Tikitoura
Reviewed 8 October 2013

One of the most beautiful cemeteries I've seen. It's more like a park with lots of flowers, if you visit at springtime. There's a lake and a beautiful building in the middle of the cemetery, with a Mediterranean atmosphere. It's located near the Volkerschlachtdenkmal.

1  Thank PeterCsakvari
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Although it might sound a bit creepy to visit a cemetery just for tourism this one actually worths it. Since it's next to the Volkerschlachtdenkmal it is a very good option to combine both visits in one shot.

1  Thank MontanNito
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