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Powazki Cemetery, Warsaw
(4.8/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Powazki Cemetery serves as a rich museum of Warsaw's history and a real treasury of funerary sculpture and small architecture. Dominik Merlini, the royal architect to King Stanisław August Poniatowski, designed the cemetery in 1790. The remains of the royal family, relatives, and members of his court are buried in the catacombs. Walk down the southern side of the catacombs, along the avenue of notables, which includes the final resting places of poets, musicians, actors, and other great Pols. A closer look at some of the inscriptions will give you an insight into how they lived and died. The cemetery was declared a national monument and is often compared with Pere Lachaise in Paris. Add Powazki Cemetery and other attractions to your Warsaw trip itinerary using our Warsaw trip itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • A place where art meets up with lost time. The beautiful architecture, the burial place of many famous characters. The history of several centuries.
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  • While in Warsaw, be sure to odwieźcie this place, tends to reflect. On the tour you have to book a few hours.
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  • It's hard to compare the Powązki to other attractions. This place is absolutely worth a visit. Here time stops and moving the world is behind the gateway. Unusual already gravestones and monuments. The burial place of many famous people and authorities further. I recommend a visit on a clear day, preferably in the morning and in the day's day when the cemetery is almost empty. Paris has Pere-Lachaise Warsaw, Poland has equally beautiful Powązki. I give this place a maximum rating.
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  • Just impressive. Very beautiful cemetery
  • Lots of famous people found their ultimate residence here.
  • Interesting place
  • About this place should not no one forget, a historical site the hungry each command.
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  • The final resting place of many important people min. parents of Fryderyk Chopin, Violetta Villas.
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