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Bellu Cemetery

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Address: Calea Serban Voda nr. 249, sector 4, Bucharest, Romania
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This is the most famous cemetery in Bucharest. Lots of actors and scientist are burried here. There are lots of statues and crypts (many are some big authors work of art). It... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the most famous cemetery in Bucharest. Lots of actors and scientist are burried here. There are lots of statues and crypts (many are some big authors work of art). It s an interesting place to visit during day (night is forbbiden with some exceptions)

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

A lovely graveyard with some nice statues. i found the right sight of the graveyard, where older and smaller plots are more beautiful. On the left site are artists, of which I expected a lot, but was less interesting

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Bucharest
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The place is a very old cemetery, which used to be located on the outskirts of the city and now lies barely outside of the center. It is famous for it's age and history, the numerous families of arristocrats who built large berial grounds within, and a "artist's alley" where most of Romania's writers, actors, public figuers rest in ethernity.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I've seen a lot of cemeteries. In my opinion, this one is good with some unique features, but it disappointed me to some degree. I was expecting a lot more..."flair" for an old cemetery in the capitol of Romania....like the ones in Paris or NYC. Sadly, this is not as grand. There are some unique things such as the underground... More 

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Thank Dagon W
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Bellu cemetery is the largest and most famous cemetery in Bucharest.It is located on a plot of land donated to the local administration by Baron Barbu Bellu. It has been founded in 1850. You could spend half a day here wandering between the gravestones, memorials and statues (the graves are grouped by profession: scientists in one part, actors in another... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I visited the Cemetery following a guide book recommendation. It was interesting for a short visit, but not knowing any of the people buried there was a disadvantage. Many of the mausoleums are very impressive. Very easy to get to by metro.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I found nothing special, Bellu Cemetery might have some local significance but it didn't seem like a tourist attraction to me. Skip.

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Thank Angad P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I feel this place adjacent to Eroli Revolutiel metro station is like an oasis of tranquility. At the entrance gate one can see a map and using this map you can go to your desired location. My interest was to see writers, artist and scientist. So, I went to see Poet's lane, where I saw the tomb of poets Mihai... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Serban Voda Cemetery ( in popular language " Bellu Cemetery " ) is a cemetery in Bucharest located in Heroes Square was founded myocytes Revoluţiei.A 19th century and is famous for hosting an artists alley where artists are buried out of Romania. Among them national poet Mihai Eminescu , the last European romantic poem by ,, Evening Star " .

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Thank crisbalance
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Based on Trip Advisor reviews I went to visit Bellu Cemetery today and found it to be fascinating! So many famous Romanians buried here but what I really enjoyed looking at was all of the the grave markers, statues and mausoleums. I have never seen anything like it. For me the energy of the place was one of celebration. I... More 

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