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Skogskyrkogarden

Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Open today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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a new form of cemetery

There is a good way in Stockholm to escape the tourist crowds of Gamla Stan and Vasamuseet and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
saronic
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Zurich, Switzerland
As Beautiful as You can Imagine

Skogskyrkogården with the various chapels, especially the Heliga Korsets Kapell är den mest... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Glenn A
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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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The Unesco World Heritage Skogskyrkogården is beautiful all year round, much due to the unique way it is woven into the landscape. The cemetery never closes, so you can easily acces the World Heritage when you prefer, throughout the year. More than...more
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Sockenvagen 392, Stockholm 122 33, Sweden
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I know this cemetary is considered very beautiful, and a world heritage and all that. But I'm sorry - I've never liked it, though I've been here a few times over the years, in all types of weather. I find it dark and depressing. Stark...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MsWithnail
Reviewed 3 days ago

There is a good way in Stockholm to escape the tourist crowds of Gamla Stan and Vasamuseet and still have a world class experience: the cemetery of Skogskyrkogarden (Garden of the Forest Church), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. To get here is easy, since by...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank saronic
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Skogskyrkogården with the various chapels, especially the Heliga Korsets Kapell är den mest fridfulla, harmoniska kombinationen av byggnadsarkitektonisk, landskapsarkitektonisk och Naturenskonst att den har utmärkts som ett UNESCO Världsarv. A UNESCO World Heritage Site well worth a visit about 40 minutes from the center of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Glenn A
Reviewed 7 November 2018

On the first Saturday in November, thousands of people converge at dusk on this beautiful hilly, wooded cemetery in the suburbs and light thousands of candles on the graves. The Asplund chapels are open, some with stunning frescoes. It's wonderful and moving to be part...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank UkMoonbeam
Reviewed 29 October 2018

It is truly a cemetery in the woods ! It's not just a park, the area has hills, lawns, ponds and a real forest ! Very tranquil and peaceful, wonderful place for strolling and thinking about life and death !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Adore2explore
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Nice pallaces ivé enoyjed, Coming back next year.Good service, clean toilets, good for handicap or wheelchairs, calming enviroment, nice staff, alright pricees.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mikafika7
Reviewed 10 September 2018

It is the biggest cemetery in Stockholm. The most famous Swedish Hollywood actress Greta Garbo is buried there

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank _iempig
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Completely off the beaten track but well worth a visit. This place does exactly what any graveyard should do: it oozes peace and tranquility. The graves seem in perfect harmony with nature and are exceptionally well maintained. Landscape architects Asplund and Lewerentz have created an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank HotelManGent_Belgium
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We took the T metro from Stockholm Central, changed in Gullmarsplan Station, arriving at Skogskyrogarden Station in 30 minutes. The cemetery entrance was ~200 meters around the corner marked with a long wall and 1994 UNESCO Plaque. We walked 1/2 km up to the Crematorium...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gene R J
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This must be the truly only cemetery/park site in the world with UNESCO world heritage status. But if you wander through the maze of alleys bordering the graveyards, you get a feeling for the uniqueness of the site. The serenity and tranquility of the site...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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