A Guide to Vienna's Central Cemetary, Europe Second Largest Burial Place

Our friends at the Austrian Tourist Office cater to all tastes.

In their most recent newsletter, I could not help but notice their New Guide To Vienna Central Cemetery, Zentralfriedhof

I learned that it is the second largest burial place in Europe (after Ohlsdorf in Hamburg).

They warn us "that with 330,000 graves and 100 kilometers of roads covering an area of 2.5 square kilometers, Vienna Central Cemetery is so large that it is all too easy for visitors to lose their way!"

Most famous residents of the place are Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Strauss the Elder and Austrian pop legend Falco.


Use their guide if you visit.

Who wants to get lost in a cemetary even one with famous people?

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