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Place of eternity

Házsongárd Cemetery

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Why locals love it

The cemetery holds the vaults of some old princely and aristocratic families (Teleki, Bethlen, Kendeffy, Bánffy, Apor, etc.), as well as the grave of John Paget and that of Sámuel Brassai, reminiscent of the old days of Transylvania, which confer it a status of genuine open-air museum, and a spot of dense romantic atmosphere.

Why you should visit it

Is the oldest cemetery in Cluj and one of the largest cemeteries in southern Europe, a rare beauty. On the 14 hectares of it rest Cluj famous personalities of all ethnicities.

Special tip

Ask the people from the entrance to give you a short preview before to start your visit.

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People look passive
March 30, 2017
It's so beautiful and calming to take a walk here.
January 28, 2017

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