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Incredibly Moving

This is one of the most profound and incredible places I’ve ever been. When you first come to the... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2019
amsuepo
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Stare Powazki cemetery established by the end of 18th c

If you're interested in specific architecture it's worth going to see how people are commemorated... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Malgorzata R
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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

This is one of the most profound and incredible places I’ve ever been. When you first come to the front gates it’s already chilling because of the big wall and doors surrounding the entire place and then you walk in and see the history and...it’s...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank amsuepo
Reviewed 4 November 2018

If you're interested in specific architecture it's worth going to see how people are commemorated in graves. And if you happen to be in Warsaw on 1-2 November you will witness an old tradition of celebrating All Saints day. Thousands of candles are lit and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Worth the visit. Lots of history and many famous people are buried here. If you walked the entire cemetery you would need at least three hours. Depends on the individual in terms of the amount of time you would want to dedicate to walking around...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Very interesting, historical site well worth visiting. Overwhelming in size. Would recommend that a tour guide be hired to enhance the visit

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

You see the forest and you can imagine the partisans during world war II sneaking from and to the Ghetto - the old Gravestones. It was shaking visit

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Yes, my parents are laying there. I go there not only to see there grave but walking through aisles I see graves older the I am, much older. 100, 200 older. Reading from tombstones I see how much they been loved. Any time of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Hi, after a lot of wrong information on here and on the internet, I set out to find the grave of Wladyslaw Szpilman from the amazing film "The Pianist" whilst I was on a European travelling holiday. For all who would like to visit this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

The cemetery is an open-air museum. Numerous tombs have special sculptures. In this cemetery are resting many famous people of Poland. The cemetery is very large, and its full visit takes 3 hours.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Tufus92
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A place to walk and experiance the past. Very beautiful in spring, summer and autumn, espacially around all Saints Day.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank elzbietadabrowska
Reviewed 29 May 2018

the cemetery is rather big - 200 yrs old but not as well maintained as many others I have visited throughout the years...still beautiful and mostly quiet (you can hear heavy traffic along the walls) - if you are not interested in cemeteries in general,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gothgirlie
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AviBH
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Response from Tufus92 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, On the right of the church there is a panel of the buried personalities in this cemetery and the location of the graves. I have not seen a billboard with all the people buried here. Best, Tufus
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It’s located in military part of Powązki.
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
The cemetery is very accessible to photographers— you might check for the availability of guides @ The Warsaw Voice ( the English language newspaper).
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