Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery), Zurich

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Pay your respects to some notable figures at Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery). Narrow paths pass traverse lush trees and gravestones in this hauntingly beautiful cemetery. Of particular interest to tourists is the grave of James Joyce, renowned Irish novelist and poet, whose pensive statue keeps watch over the tomb. In addition, two Nobel Peace Prize winners are buried here, Paul Karrer and Leopold Ružička. Reach the site on foot (a bit of a hike uphill) or take the tram from the city and exit at the "Zoo" stop. For Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery) and beyond, use our Zurich travel planner to get the most from your Zurich vacation.
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  • On a nicens day in the Spring during the 5th month of our Lord my wif and I set upon walking up through the city up up up many a hills slowly all the while several men a working and trolleys bustling ...  more »
  • The gravestones and tombs are works of art, modern and classical. The cemetery is quiet and peaceful and beautifully laid out. There is a info board near the entrance to show you where the 'famous' gr...  more »
  • When friends and family visit this is one of the places I take them. It's just an interesting place to visit. Not somewhere you'd spend hours though.  more »
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  • Elegant and peaceful...Resting place of the great James Joyce.
  • Go there! James Joyce is buried there, and it's beautiful.
  • Here my aunt died, and I think it is a quiet and nice place, so I can rest.
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  • Here you will find a nicely kept cemetery James Joyce's sarcophagus. Also in the immediate vicinity of the Centre of the Zoo and FIFA's corrupt headquarters.
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  • Interesting tombs of familiar and less familiar.
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