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Kerepesi Cemetery in Budapest, Hungary
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Hungary Budapest Old cemetery

The Kerepesi Cemetery is the most famous cemetery in Budapest and one of the oldest cemeteries in Hungary.

The cemetery was open in 1847 as a burial ground for all religious backgrounds. The cemetery covers an area of about 56 hectares (140 acres).



Many famous people are buried in the graveyard: Miklós Barabás (painter; 1810–1898), Miklós Ybl (architect; 1814– 1891), Mihály Károlyi (1st President of Hungary; 1875–1955), Lipót Fejér (mathematician; 1880–1959).

There is a recommended walking tour for visitors, which includes the most prominent graves.






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