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Address: Calea Serban Voda nr. 249, sector 4, Bucharest, Romania
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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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sherianne H
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 of some of the monuments.

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London, United Kingdom
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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 Martyrs of the 1989 Revolution'. This cemetery is heart breaking and contains the graves of... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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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.

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Thank Octav P
Brisbane
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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 will most likely discover plenty of good artworks in the form of sculptures and interesting... More 

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Thank Ken M
Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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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 spend the night in a cemetery.

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Thank Irina N
Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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Reviewed 4 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 also worth a visit. You can read the stories of the regular people who made... More 

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I was brought to the cemetery by relatives...and it probably helped me to have their commentary. But this is a very interesting place...and lots of important Romanians have very impressive crypts.

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Thank Mark16
Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 25 November 2016 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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Thank mariusziz
Bucharest, Romania
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 15 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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Thank marjoleinbakker
Bucharest
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Reviewed 12 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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