Central Cemetery, Vienna

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At Central Cemetery, see how the city of music built monumental tombs for some of the world's best composers. Landscape architects Karl Jonas Mylius and Alfred Friedrich Bluntschli designed the cemetery in 1870. This final resting place for people of all religions spreads across 2.5 sq km (620 acres). Take a tour with an audio guide and check out the most interesting spots: honorary graves, a church, presidential crypt, Mozart cenotaph, War Memorial, and Park of Peace and Power. Take a car or a public "cemetery bus" line to see more spots, and visit the graves of famous composers Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, and Strauss. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Central Cemetery and many more Vienna attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Vienna road trip website .
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  • it's a long walk if you want to see all the graveyarrds of famous People in the various sections (Christian, jewish, muslim, Buddha), so care for comfortable shoes, strolling in the park like Setting ...  more »
  • If you are a fan of classical music, this is the perfect place. You can find the graves of Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Schoenberg, members of the Strauss family, and many more famous composer...  more »
  • The cemetery of Vienna, as many great European cemeteries is famous for characters who would lie and why the graves are true works of art in their own right. Here are buried the musicians, the statues have nothing to envy to the museums and if you are lucky you can see deer and animals, the outermost areas especially, among the graves. Almost a natural park. Then there's them, the graves of the Jewish side. Forget perfect roads and graves maintained and full of flowers, here the gravestones are covered with Ivy, tall grass and trees seem to have the upper hand. Walk among the tombstones and statues and read the names of those who probably has more friends or relatives that can cure the graves. Maybe dead for persecution or maybe who knows. A walk into another world
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  • Where some of the great names in music (and more) are laid to rest. Fascinating place. Tram stop no2 is the easiest way to get there (no71 tram) afterwards try the museum, it's amazing.
  • Meaningful place for classical music mania. There are Beethoven, Brahms, Strauss, Mozart so many composers monument in here. I heard Antonio Salieri also in here but it's very difficult to find. Very very large place so searching the location you want to go first.
  • large, with intresting monuments, and a lot of honourgraves! Falco, Supertramp,.....
  • Great cemetry with lots of musical celebrity's
  • Humbling experience to visit the graves of some of the greatest people that have walked the surface of this planet.

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