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Alter Sudfriedhof, Munich
Categories: Cemeteries, Tourist Spots
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.Our Munich vacation planner makes visiting Alter Sudfriedhof and other Munich attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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Das Erlebnis, welches sich mit jedem Besuch des alten Südfriedhofes in München bietet, läßt sich kaum in Worte fassen - ausprobieren und sich gefangen nehmen lassen von der Wirkung dieser ruhigen Stät... read more »The experience, which comes along with every visit of the old Southern cemetery in Munich, can hardly in words cover - try and take prisoner have the effect this quiet place!show original
como en tantas ciudades europeas los cementerios en medio de la ciudad son algo que suele encontrarse..este era muy prolijo y me llamó la atención cruzar varios runners por su interior..as in many European cities the cemeteries in the middle of the city are something that is normally... This was very neat and noticed me several runners across its interior...show original
Endroit très calme et beau! Faites une promenade tout en profitant des écureuils qui se promènent avec vous! Perdez-vous dans le silence absolu du plus vieux cimetière de München!Very quiet and beautiful place! Take a stroll while enjoying the squirrels who roam with you! Lose yourself in the silence of the oldest cemetery of Munich!show original
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