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Olsanske Cemeteries

Vinohradska street | Prague 3, Prague, Czech Republic
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Peaceful spot away from Prague's tourist places

This is a functional graveyard and not a regular tourist place. While in Prague, I was staying at... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
New Delhi
Peaceful walk in a gothic atmosphere

We had a lovely and peaceful walk in this lovely old cemetory. It is the largest cemetery in Prague... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Voss Municipality, Norway
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Vinohradska street | Prague 3, Prague, Czech Republic
Praha 3
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is a functional graveyard and not a regular tourist place. While in Prague, I was staying at the Courtyard Marriot which is next door to the place. It is a peaceful spot - as one would expect any graveyard to be. What makes it...More

2  Thank Arrjun
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely and peaceful walk in this lovely old cemetory. It is the largest cemetery in Prague and has lots of old artistic tombstones. The park is a beautiful and quiet oasis, and you can walk for hours in it's gothic atmosphere. Definitely...More

2  Thank Gimegsol
Reviewed 30 October 2017

My husband and I always come to Olsany when we make our way to Prague. We are not tourists here but we also admire the serene quiet beauty displayed all around us. The artistic tombstones, the overgrown ivy. We come every year to light candles...More

4  Thank Wenovo
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Need to get away from the waves of tourists rushing over the Charles Bridge? Sick and tired of the lingering smell of trdelnik? Why not take in this beautiful graveyard? The overgrowth in some places really add to the atmosphere along with some of the...More

4  Thank andarsn
Reviewed 17 October 2016

the biggest cemetery of Prague, very ancient and decadent, lovely to have a walk through it, u might meet squirrels too :)

1  Thank Yulka_kt
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

If you are staying at the Marriott Courtyard then take a stroll across the street (in daylight hours, of course) and take in a quiet walk among the tombstones, memorials and crypts. The age of the graves varies and the rows of crypts in various...More

2  Thank michiganmig
Reviewed 7 August 2016

When I travel, I sometimes visit cemeteries, many quite beautiful in scenic locations. Olsany cemetery in Prague is of the main road and not in the prettiest part of the city. But beyond it's walls, it is a huge park like property with tall trees...More

12  Thank Wenovo
Reviewed 25 June 2016

A haven of peace after a busy few days sightseeing, yes its a cemetery but it is also beautiful and full of great wonderful markers and head stones. take time out to have a wander around and reflect.

6  Thank beelsybub70
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I know this is a Cemetary, and personally I think burials are a waste of space, but the history and the beauty in this place is astounding! Right on a major route, right next to Flora mall, and yet you don't know it is there....More

5  Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Very peaceful, with a variety of memorials from the last hundred years - cremations, tombs, simple graves, and a relatively overgrown area. If you find graveyards provide a peak into the heart of a city, this won't disappoint.

1  Thank tripleplay97
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22 July 2016|
Response from beelsybub70 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in June and saw people with dogs. Didn't see any no dogs allowed signs but tbh wasn't looking as as I was dogless 😊.