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Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery)

Zurichberg district, Zurich, Switzerland
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Joyce Buried Here

On a nicens day in the Spring during the 5th month of our Lord my wif and I set upon walking up... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Robudhubs
,
New Jersey
Hidden gem

The gravestones and tombs are works of art, modern and classical. The cemetery is quiet and... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Jo M
,
Dorking, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“james joyce” (8 reviews)
“tram stop” (4 reviews)
“zurich zoo” (2 reviews)
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Zurichberg district, Zurich, Switzerland
Fluntern
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

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 and waiters dipsadashing...More

Thank Robudhubs
Reviewed 19 March 2017

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' graves are. Very well maintained and immaculate in the Swiss...More

1  Thank Jo M
Reviewed 26 February 2017

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.

Thank The_TX_Traveller
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The place is just around the corner of Zurich ZOO. It's quite high but you dont have a view to the city from here. The cementry is very quiet and small but nice. You can also see a sculpture of James Joyce above his grave.

1  Thank Kamcio
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This is a place you are going to with a pre-determined purpose. Probably to seek out James Joyce, and then possibly to allow a secondary flow of wonderment and wisdom trickle vicariously into your soul by simply sharing a second of time-space with the others...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Go there! Fantastic , silent walk in the colours of autumn! What a peaceful , enjoyable 2 h I've had there. The shapes of the tombstones peak at yiu feom the fall - painted bushes!

Thank Emilia L
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We visited in the rain but it was still quite possibly the most beautiful week of the year for the breathtakingly Autumnal colours. Friedhof Fluntern has many famous graves. Nobel Physicists, medics, authors, playwrights. There is a map and some information at the entrance. Many...More

1  Thank YorkshireHill
Reviewed 29 April 2015

We took the tram up the hill, past the zoo and exited at the cemetery. It was getting late, so we searched the map on the wood to find the plot we were looking for, took photos and went back to the tram. It's beautiful,...More

3  Thank anonymousLosAngeles
Reviewed 3 February 2015

spent week in zurich,lovely city,clean,great transport but everything real expensive.Private kind of people,on our first search for graveyard,nobody in Flutern could offer much assistance.We were told it was before zoo at tram stop but our time ran out so we made second attempt day after.ITwas...More

2  Thank donieennistymon
Reviewed 8 November 2014

I had come to see the grave of James Joyce. I had long wished to visit. There are two ways to reach Fluntern Cemetery, by tram #6 or by Funicular from Susenbergstrasse, then a slow hike uphill past some remarkable homes through a neighborhood few...More

4  Thank james m
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