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Historischer Nikolaifriedhof

Grosse Wallstrasse, Gorlitz, Saxony, Germany
+49 3581 315864
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A nice, quite and peaceful place in Görlitz

The historic Nikolai Cemetery is a quick walk from the Old Town or the St Peter und Paul church... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
BenWalther
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Radebeul, Germany
Great place for a stroll

This is not Highgate or Pere Lachaise but it still has some character and is certainly a peaceful... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2017
simmondsi
,
Darmstadt, Germany
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Grosse Wallstrasse, Gorlitz, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

The historic Nikolai Cemetery is a quick walk from the Old Town or the St Peter und Paul church, but it is worth it. There, you'll find the tomb of the German Christian mystic and theologian Jakob Boehme. If you love Père Lachaise or Montparnasse...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

This is not Highgate or Pere Lachaise but it still has some character and is certainly a peaceful place for a stroll. Unusually there are many large plots on the edges, originally for rich families I assume, that have been re-used for unrelated individuals (see...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Walking here was very relaxing. Looking around and finding all those hidden gems inside was like having a private treasure Hunt.

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Reviewed October 27, 2015

I visited this famous cemetery five years ago when in Görlitz and was there again this early Autumn. It rates like Père Lachaise or Montparnasse in Paris or Graceland in Chicago among the great resting places. Willow trees, winding paths, maybe rain provide a fitting...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2015

There is something about old cemetaries. The beauty of the old stones tell a story about howpeople viewed death. There is a big difference between the old and the newer sections. Be sure to visit the old church too by the entrance.

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Reviewed August 1, 2015

I love cemeteries, but I have never been in one where the oldest person laid to rest was sometime in the 1300s! Just walking through the grounds is a study in how our culture has changed its burial rituals over the years. Stop and look...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2015

The stroll to the grave yard from the Peterskirche is a short and pleasant stroll and prepares one for the mentally for the peace of the old grave yard. Boheme´s grave is easy to find just beyond the church.

Thank Thomas P
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