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James Joyce's Grave

Fluntern Cemetery | tram stop ZOO, Zurich, Switzerland
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Easy to find, worth seeing

Arrived in Zurich on a wet evening and drove straight to the cemetery it's open until 8 in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
smpson
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Amazing

James Joyce was always a favorite of mine in my youth, and I had no idea he was buried here... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
SANMAN247
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Ohio Amish Country, Ohio
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5 days ago
“Easy to find, worth seeing”
31 Mar 2017
“Amazing”
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Fluntern Cemetery | tram stop ZOO, Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Arrived in Zurich on a wet evening and drove straight to the cemetery it's open until 8 in September. The whole cemetery is interesting and after seeing James Joyce's we had a wander around. Toilets were closed.

Thank smpson
Reviewed 31 March 2017

James Joyce was always a favorite of mine in my youth, and I had no idea he was buried here. Amazing experience.

1  Thank SANMAN247
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is easily accessible from the no. 6 tram and is well worth a visit on a sunny day. Located next to Zurich Zoo and the FIFA HQ (which you can wander around and is also lovely), Joyce is buried amidst many other notable names...More

Thank Mairéad N
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Interesting to visit one of your favourite writers - even if he is dead - for a very long time - remaining ...

1  Thank BURGWIN
Reviewed 27 March 2015

I visited based on the 3 comments and I was not disappointed. I am not a JJ fan, but it was still worth the visit. Very nice and very well kept. For those like me, look up James Joyce first for some appreciation of his...More

1  Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 12 October 2014

I'm a huge James Joyce fan and this is pretty much the only reason why I went to Zurich. He is buried there with Nora Barnacle. It's set in a lovely cemetery. Be sure to check out some of the other lovely headstones in the...More

3  Thank Bloomsday1904
Reviewed 3 January 2014

A beautiful well-kept cemetary, respectful to the memory of James Joyce. Everytime i have been there, others have been as well. Clearly a pilgrimage site.

3  Thank vincent g
Reviewed 31 October 2013

This location is easily accessed with public transport Tram #6. Go to the end of the line (Zoo) and exit the tram heading towards the Zoo. You will see the cemetery on the left about 100 meters from the Tram stop. This is a very...More

5  Thank FormerCaliBoy
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