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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.

Opening hours:
March: 7am to 5:30pm
April: 7am to 7pm
May, June & July: 7am to 8pm
August: 7am to 7pm
September: 7am to 6pm
October: 7am to 5pm
November to February: 7:30am to 5pm

Fiumei út 16-18, 1086  Budapest, Hungary

How to get here:

Take Subway (M2) to Keleti Railway Station and take the short walk over to Fiumei ut, where the main entrance is.

Location map:

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