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Bellu Cemetery

Calea Serban Voda nr. 249, sector 4, Bucharest, Romania
+40 372 739 095
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Calea Serban Voda nr. 249, sector 4, Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bellu Cemetery is a beautiful Gothic graveyard from the 1850s, where Romanian notables lie. Travel bloggers including La Carmina came her during the Experience Romania press trip and conference. The undead tales of the strigoi (Romania vampires) seem to come to life here, amidst the...More

Thank Ken Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"Glory on Earth, happiness on Heavens": this optimistic quotation welcomes the visitors and the forthcoming residents of Bellu Cemetery (Cimitirul Bellu). It is the most interesting cemetery in Bucharest and a special place for Romanians, but it could be hardly defined as an attraction. Here,...More

Thank victor545
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you have already visited Pere Lachaise or Cimitero Monumentale? so you know that sadness could support art, to maintain somehow a link with those who left us Bellu cemetery is considered a pantheon of Romania, besides the most important names in politics, literature, theater, sport...More

Thank PopisteanuG
Reviewed 25 August 2017

It's a pretty interesting location to visit if you are in Bucharest. Unfortunately the maps are not accurate so it's pretty difficult to find the graves you are interested in seeing. Maybe some small printed maps at the entrance would be useful. We were lucky...More

Thank Sonia A
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Bellu Cemetery has been called an open air museum and the area is quite photogenic. It is full of mausoleums, underground tombs, monuments and statues. A large number of the underground tombs have been broke into and robbed. It was interesting to hear the stories...More

Thank Sherianne H
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Bellu is easily accessible via the M2 Metro line. The Eroli Revolutiei station is just a couplre of stops from the centre. Bellu cemetery is unexceptional but was worth a look simply because our primary purpose was to visit the adjoining cemetery of the 'Heroic...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Many artists and important politicians are buried here. Great funeral monuments and beautiful sculptures with quite a lot of stories. Part of it is like a museum.

Thank Octav P
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Free entry. Open 7 days. I always head for a major cemetery when I arrive in a new city, as it is here that you will get a good understanding of the history of a people and - as I am an artist - you...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I visited Bellu Cemetery on the "Museum Night" when you can enter any museum for free all night long. The place was full of lights and they had a theatre scene in the park. They performed "Adam and Eva". It was a nice experience to...More

Thank Irina N
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Romanian cemeteries tell you so much more than who died and when. Pictures of family, occupations, even little stories. It is a window to the past of a fascinating people. Well maintained and peaceful. The revolutionary cemetery next door with the martyrs of 1989 is...More

1  Thank Marshall P
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