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Fans of Joyce continue to pay him homage

It’s almost eighty years since the death of the renowned Irish writer, James Joyce, in Zurich in... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2017
John M
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Lyon, France
Homage to Joyce

We went to Joyce's grave - Fluntern Cemetery - early morning last week. No one was there and the... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
CatherineMC77
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

It’s almost eighty years since the death of the renowned Irish writer, James Joyce, in Zurich in 1941. In 1915, after most of his students in Trieste were conscripted to fight in the First World War, Joyce moved to Zurich, from which he moved to...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We went to Joyce's grave - Fluntern Cemetery - early morning last week. No one was there and the autumn mist made the cemetery even more atmospheric. Worth a visit if you're a Joyce fan. He's buried next to Elias Canetti

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

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.

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Reviewed March 31, 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 August 14, 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

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Reviewed June 22, 2015

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

1  Thank BURGWIN
Reviewed March 27, 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 October 11, 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 January 3, 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 October 31, 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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