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This cemetery is on the grounds of the oldest wood church in Zakopane, Our Lady of Czestochowa... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
retireeVancouver
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Vancouver, Canada
Beautiful traditionally carved grave markers

The small church is lovely and the cemetery (small fee) is well worth a visit. It It is so... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
kentishmaid2016
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This cemetery is on the grounds of the oldest wood church in Zakopane, Our Lady of Czestochowa. It's about a 2 minute walk on ul. Koscieliska from the underground crosswalk and the market stalls or 5 minutes from the funicular ticket office. The cemetery is...More

1  Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The small church is lovely and the cemetery (small fee) is well worth a visit. It It is so peaceful and I agree with the other comments that the "tombstones", which are actually carved from wood, are works of art. Our only disappointment was that...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

It was absolutely amazing to see the church and the cemetery. The tombstones weren't regular, they were works of art! I was skeptical but was told I should see it and I was glad I did!!

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip to Zakopane & to this interesting small graveyard in the shadow of the mountain, I would highly recommend using a tour guide to lead you through and to tell you the story of those buried there, if your in town...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

How respectful is this little place. Quiet, calming and well looked after. Just to look around and see the beautiful crosses and monuments to the deceased.

Thank Nina-wool
Reviewed 17 February 2018

A bit off-beat, but a truly unique place. It's an easy walk from the bottom funicular station, so go! Only those who fought for Poland (directly in the Home Army, with the Allies, including the Red Army toward the end of WWII); their graves are...More

1  Thank Quasimama
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

If you like to visit cemeteries, like me, this is a small little lovely one. It features I think local prominent people. It’s a small visit, but at 2 zl to enter, it’s a no brainer.

Thank matamouros
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Its really old cementery close to the city market. Unfortunatelly the weather was wet and we havent chance to stay long time there.

1  Thank poligirlbg
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This is an example that cemetery is not always a place of monumental sadness and memories. This is rather a meeting place with history of Zakopane, it's famous personalities, as well as showroom of local sculptors. Each grave is different and you can feel a...More

3  Thank smallhausen1
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

A neat way to spend a little time. It amazes me how respectful people are to those that have passed. Each headstone is like a piece of art.

2  Thank sparklebirdy
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