Highgate Cemetery

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  • Address: Swain's Lane | Highgate, London N6 6PJ, England, United Kingdom
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-2083401834
  • Ticket Price: 4 GBP
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Cemetery

This might be an unusual attraction but is definitely one of the most significant ones in London. Located in Highgate, what makes this cemetery an important attraction is that it has been home to the graves of some of the most important people of the city including Karl Marx. Within its somber and quaint avenues of mortality lie the entombed poets, painters, princes and paupers. There at least 850 notable people buried at Highgate including 18 Royal Academicians, 6 Lord Mayors of London and 48 Fellows of the Royal Society. George Eliot, the famous British Novelist had also been buried here. Apart from being the resting place for the famous people, this site is also full of aesthetic and natural beauty. Enveloped in an old world charm, this cemetery is perched on a hill that adds to its quiet charm. Inside, there are labyrinths of Egyptian sepulchers and a wealth of Gothic tombs and buildings that render exquisite beauty and art.

Highgate Cemetery Travel Tips

  • Still photography of graves is allowed for personal use only.

Entrance Ticket Details For Highgate Cemetery

  • School groups: £ 1.00 per children
  • Children under 18: Free
  • Admission to the West Cemetery is by guided tour only. 

How to Reach Highgate Cemetery

  • By Bus: C2 stops at Parliament Hill Fields.
  • Nearest Tube stations: ARCHWAY tube, High Barnet branch, Northern line

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  • Highgate Cemetery Address: Swain's Lane | Highgate, London N6 6PJ, England, United Kingdom
  • Highgate Cemetery Contact Number: +44-2083401834
  • Highgate Cemetery Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Highgate Cemetery Price: 4 GBP
  • Time required to visit Highgate Cemetery: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 0.28% of people who visit London include Highgate Cemetery in their plan

  • 94.12% of people start their Highgate Cemetery visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Highgate Cemetery

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

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