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Must-see if you're visiting the American cemetery anyway

As many here have said, this naturalistic German cemetery is well worth the 20-minute walk from the... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
Hong Kong, China
Very sad

After a repeated visit at American Military Cemetery I decided to visit also the German one located... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

As many here have said, this naturalistic German cemetery is well worth the 20-minute walk from the formal American cemetery. I found it sad yet somehow more peaceful than its US counterpart, with less pomp and circumstance and almost no other visitors. The effort here...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

After a repeated visit at American Military Cemetery I decided to visit also the German one located at the outskirt of town called Sandweiler. In the end it became the most impressive part of my trip to Luxembourg. More than ten thousand young men, many...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

A quiet place of rest for so many young men who perished in the war. No matter what side , these were young men who perished in a horrible conflict. The setting is calm and peaceful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank n0elcaffrey
Reviewed 29 July 2018

After a visit at the American military cemetery it is highly recommended to drive short distance to the German military cemetery just so see the difference. There is no doubt about who got the short end of the stick in the battle. This place has...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Survivory
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This was a completely different experience to the American Cemetery. Dark, forboding, and profoundly sad. Too many headstones with no names. No one signed the guestbook (my wife and I did). How many mothers' sons are here, and they are not known, remembered, or visited?

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Bacibosco
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This cemetery is only 1.5 miles away from the American Cemetery, so don't pass this up. It's painful, yet humbling to give respect to so many young men, that didn't know what they were doing. They were just listening to the propaganda and gave their...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank TravelingAmerican787
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Dark and quiet with four soldiers per headstone. These young men also died for their country but they seem mostly forgotten now. When we visited, there was no one there but my wife, myself, and the graves....haunting and sobering.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tom H
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Like the American Graves these were filled with young teenage boys the youngest we saw was 17 the oldest was 26. These were just young soldiers sent to serve their country who were at war just like the American grave 1.5 km away lay young...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank FabRab1603
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

After visiting the American memorial we walked to this German military cemetery. We are really glad we did, it was such a contrast to where we had just been. It was hard on the emotions and did prompt discussion. I would highly recommend anyone to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank leanda25
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had just visited the American Military Cemetery, and were there until 5pm when the gates closed. We had no idea if this cemetery was open but we had heard we should try and see it. It was a little tricky to find, but not...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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