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Alter Sudfriedhof, Munich
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The Alter Südfriedhof also known as "Alter Südlicher Friedhof" is a cemetery in Munich, Germany. It was founded by Duke Albrecht V as a plague cemetery in 1563 about half a kilometer south of the Sendlinger Gate between Thalkirchner and Pestalozzistraße.HistoryThe cemetery was established in 1563, during the reign of Albert V, Duke of Bavaria, for victims of the plague and located outside the city gates. It was also the burial ground of the dead from the Sendling uprising of 1705, in which over 1100 were killed after they had surrendered to the troops of Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor. From 1788 to 1867 it was the single collective burial ground for the dead of the city.
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  • Here, Munich and Munich visitors can draw strength for the day. For BB´s here are nature, quiet, stimulants for reflection and humility, historical to the personal and cult of professional old Munich citizen and business families, especially the Brewers dynasties - as it should be in this city. Because the City Council can be not sufficient guidance, joy of discovery and excitement in finding certain tombs is guaranteed. Nevertheless, and therefore highly rewarding!
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  • Wandered here randomly. Looked at the map, they decided that this park, decided to take a stroll. Very old and cozy cemetery. Pretty much well preserved monuments, but there is almost destroyed. The place is very atmospheric and peaceful. Strongly recommended for leisurely walking
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  • We were quite spontaneous, but I wanted to watch long ever this cemetery me as a friend there photographed. The cemetery is very large and is under nature conservation. It is a quiet and fascinating place. Very pleasant to the partly quite busy rest of the city.
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