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Melaten-Friedhof

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Peacefull beauty, HiStories, Opportunity talking

...about the end of life. If you are not afraid being aware to our mortality, go to this place... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
zviamely
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Beautiful place.

A beautiful historical cemetary well worth a visit! It is like a park and there were quite a few... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
LuckySpade1983
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Willenhall, United Kingdom
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This urban cemetery offers an oasis of green and a glimpse into the city's storied history, art and personalities. Open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the winter, with extended hours in summer and fall. For a detailed tour, you may hire a guide at your own...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Aachenerstrasse 204, 50931 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

...about the end of life. If you are not afraid being aware to our mortality, go to this place. Beautiful and peaceful and telling a lot about life and after. A good place to listen to the comments and questions of children about death. We...More

Thank zviamely
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful historical cemetary well worth a visit! It is like a park and there were quite a few people enjoying bike rides down the wide leafy avenues through the grounds. There are lots of benches so it is a pleasant place to sit and...More

Thank LuckySpade1983
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Lovely cemetery quite big and some amazing architecture definitely worth the 10 minute metro ride out away from the hustle and noise spent a good couple of hours just walking round

Thank Alan H
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

A pleasant place to stroll around and reflect on our lives and the lives of others. There are some interesting family plots here too. It was lovely to find a toilet (free!) to use too as they are few and far between everywhere else in...More

Thank juliaandadam123
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We went to visit this impressive cemetery on our day trip to Köln. It's a bit outside of the city centre, but it's definitely worth the walk. The cemetery is very peaceful and you immediately feel a very strong sense of respect. There are some...More

Thank EvyDB
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Visiting the Melaten Friedhof,best with a guard ,who likes cologne history,a lot our friends resting there, hiwever a lot of famous german ooersons find THE rest here

Thank axel34467
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Spent a couple of hours just walking around, was a very hot day and the area is well shaded. Easy to get to from the City Centre, No 7 tram drops you at one of the entrances.

Thank billmccallum1
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Take a walk around if you have some time to kill. Some of the gravestones are really unique. Lots of trees, shaded from the sun and rain. Well maintained. Might be a bit spooky if you are alone in the dark. Look out for the...More

Thank Joanne F
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Visiting the Melaten-Friedhof cemetary was an experience like never before. There was beauty in the silence. Arrays of tombs lined up from different time periods(some as old as 17th century) gave a very unique feeling. Such was the vibe of the place that we would...More

Thank Akash M
Reviewed May 6, 2018

There wasn't anything special about it. It was quiet in the middle of the city and nice enough. I took a nap on a bench which was quite pleasant.

Thank Dave D
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