"Hauptfriedhof - Main Cemetery" Top 5 Page for this destination Karlsruhe Off The Beaten Path Tip by Kathrin_E

Karlsruhe Off The Beaten Path: 75 reviews and 191 photos

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Karlsruhe's main cemetery is huge and shows beautiful trees and quite a number of remarkable gravesites - some really artistic, others just plain tasteless. I like walking there in autumn, that's the season to be close to the dead to me.

The chapel and courtyard in the style of an Italian camposanto were built by the architect Joseph Durm in 1874-76.

Where? Haid-und Neu-Straße (near Hoepfner Brewery)
Tram: 4, 5, S2 to "Hauptfriedhof"

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 11, 2008
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