Bellu Cemetery

Șerban Vodă cemetery (commonly known as Bellu cemetery) is the largest and most famous cemetery in Bucharest, Romania.

Bellu cemetery
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Entrance to Bellu cemetery
Details
Established1858
Location
Șerban Vodă Way, Sector 4, Bucharest
CountryRomania
Coordinates44°24′14″N 26°06′00″E / 44.40389°N 26.10000°E / 44.40389; 26.10000Coordinates: 44°24′14″N 26°06′00″E / 44.40389°N 26.10000°E / 44.40389; 26.10000
TypePublic

It is located on a plot of land donated to the local administration by Baron Barbu Bellu. It has been in use since 1858.[1] The cemetery covers 54 acres and it is one of the most authentic cultural attractions in Bucharest.[2]

HoursEdit

The cemetery is open every day from 8:30 AM to 8 PM. On public holidays the visiting hours may differ.

Notable intermentsEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History of Bellu cemetery (in English)". Archived from the original on 2013-06-19. Retrieved 2013-06-10.
  2. ^ "Bellu Cemetery – A hidden cultural treasure trove - Things to do in Bucharest". thingstodoinbucharest.ro. Retrieved 2016-11-28.