Kerepesi Temeto

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Fiumei Ut, Budapest, Hungary

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Budapest's City of the Dead Sep 02, 2008
Given the beauty of Budapest, it came as no surprise that its most famous cemetery was of an equal beauty and magnitude. Kerepesi Temeto is breathtaking. It didn't come as a surprise either that we had it all to ourselves.

The cemetery was founded in 1847 and even though it is no longer 'in business', it is open to the public. You will find it within walking distance of Keleti Pu, the Eastern Railway Station.

The place is huge and filled with gorgeous graves, obelisks and monuments from a bygone time and age when, the more important and rich you were, the bigger your tombstone was.

Lajos Kossuth, Regent-President of Hungary in 1849 for instance, got one Hell of a Mausoleum.

But there are also the beautifull Arcades with their mosaic ceilings, and the Labor Movement Mausoleum, which are worth a closer look.
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