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A Beautiful slice of History

We have visited Berchtesgaden many times and visit the Old Cemetary every time. Each visit reveals... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Beavercreek, Ohio
Perfectly maintained

No vandalism here, well looked after by the locals, unlike the U K. Sublime serenity, each... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2018
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have visited Berchtesgaden many times and visit the Old Cemetary every time. Each visit reveals another look at the history of the area. The cemetery is especially beautiful during the Christmas holidays when the graves are decorated and lit with candles in the small...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bergbahnn
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

No vandalism here, well looked after by the locals, unlike the U K. Sublime serenity, each headstone perfectly manicured.Obviously a lot of history especially from the war, so sad but poignant.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G9771IMpeterh
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We forget that there are two sides to each story and in conflicts of war people die on both sides. It is a reminder that war is not a means to an end. Area was well maintain with numerous family plots that extend hundreds of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pat P
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The locals certainly tend this graveyard which if it were in Britain would be overgrown neglected with signs of vandalism.There are fresh flowers and candles on many graves some actively tendered.If your into history you will find soldiers of both world wars and the grave...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Martin P
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Visited to find the grave of Toni Kurz who tragically died while attempting a climb of the North face of the Eiger in 1936. Also saw the grave of Dietrich Eckart who was Hitler"s mentor in the 1920's.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Simonsdvd
Reviewed 16 May 2018

I love the way the German's eulogize their loved ones, especially their lost sons and daughter's due to WWII. Very much worth the visit! Take flowers! This will impact you!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank bisquitlips1
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I love Berchtesgaden. I am a history buff and this area is steeped in history and beauty. This cemetery is very well kept by the families. It has military personel from WW1 and WW2. I had a peaceful time reading headstones and plackards, i would...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank lawless1Oregon
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We enjoyed strolling through this old cemetery and appreciating the beauty of the stones and displays. It's a quiet and peaceful place to reflect.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jason B
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Came upon this while waiting for our bus for the return trip to Salzburg. The monuments were interesting and picturesque. Peaceful and beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank WildFlowerMe
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

An interesting and well kept cemetery. It is sad to see so many war head stones marked with the place of death being 'in Russia' or 'in the east'. There are many candles burning at night. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SuzW66
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