Rakowicki Cemetery

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  • Address: Rakowicki Cemetery, Rakowicka, 42, Krakow 31-511, Poland
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 02:00 pm Details
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Garden, Statue, Cemetery, Architecture , Tomb

Cemeteries are not everyone’s cup of tea. Even pretty ones, like the Rakowicki Cemetery, are considered dark and dreary. Death is not a comfortable topic. But if you can stomach it, then visit this cemetery. Established in the 1803 as Krakow’s main cemetery, this is the final resting place of many of Krakow’s and Poland’s greatest and most influential figures. Famed Polish poets, writer, playwrights, painters, artists, soldiers, leaders and the family of Pope John Paul II are buried here. The cemetery is also a great example of a garden cemetery. The varying tombs, memorials, graves, mausoleums, sculptures and statues of varying shapes and sizes, spreading out over 42 acres, are exquisitely beautiful.

Rakowicki Cemetery Travel Tips

  • Wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately.
  • Behave respectfully.

How to Reach Rakowicki Cemetery

  • Trams are available from the gate of the cemetery.

  • Zbrojownia. Restauracja (Polish, moderately expensive, casual)
  • Exploris (Polish, moderately expensive, casual)
  • Karibu Polsak (Polish, inexpensive, casual)

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  • Rakowicki Cemetery Address: Rakowicki Cemetery, Rakowicka, 42, Krakow 31-511, Poland
  • Rakowicki Cemetery Timing: 09:00 am - 02:00 pm
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  • 35.84% of people who visit Krakow include Rakowicki Cemetery in their plan

  • 43.75% of people start their Rakowicki Cemetery visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Rakowicki Cemetery

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Rakowicki Cemetery

People normally club together Opera Krakowska and Armia Krajowa Museum while planning their visit to Rakowicki Cemetery.

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