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Cmentarz Zasluzonych na Peksowym Brzyzku

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The Pearl of Highlander's culture

This famous cemetery in Zakopane. Example of history and culture of the region. There are many... read more

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romanpiekosz
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Chicago, Illinois
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Very intetesting cementary. I have never seen something similar. Each grave is unique and different... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
tomryb111
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Topolcany, Slovakia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank romanpiekosz
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Very intetesting cementary. I have never seen something similar. Each grave is unique and different than the other.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tomryb111
Reviewed 1 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank The-Aged-Traveler
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We paid 3zl apiece to enter and were immediately wowed by the artistry that went into the grave markers. Wood, stone and metal combinations make for a symphony to honor the departed. Very good visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ClogsPL
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara A
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kentishmaid2016
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!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AnnikaColorado
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Magicfan2301
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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