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This famous cemetery in Zakopane. Example of history and culture of the region. There are many graves. Few of them belong to very famous people including artists, poets, architects, athletes or mountain rescuers. There is also grave of Kornel Makuszynski-author of one of famous book...More
Our "Stay Poland" tour guide had grown up in the area and her Mother's ashes were buried there. She was told us the story about the priest, Father Josef Stolarczyk, who built the adjacent wooden church and improved the lives of the area's "highlander" families,...More
The cemetery on Pęksów Brzyzku is Zakopane's historical monument. Many luminaries associated with the history of Zakopane are buried there. Some of the tombs have a unique character as they are sculpted in wood. There is a small admission fee to support the maintenance of...More
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
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
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