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Campo Santo Cemetery

Visitatiestraat 13 | Sint-Amandsberg, Ghent 9040, Belgium
+32 9 216 79 20
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The Père-Lachaise of Gent

A bit out of the centre of town but a nice cemetery with stunning graves. Some are really very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
goalgent
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Gent
In autumn, and especially November, even more beautiful

Large parts of the cemetery are under renovation - also the small church in the middle - but during... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
maartenw2016
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Ghent, Belgium
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1 week ago
“The Père-Lachaise of Gent”
4 weeks ago
“In autumn, and especially November, even more beautiful”
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Visitatiestraat 13 | Sint-Amandsberg, Ghent 9040, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit out of the centre of town but a nice cemetery with stunning graves. Some are really very impressive and almost pieces of art.

Thank goalgent
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large parts of the cemetery are under renovation - also the small church in the middle - but during Autumn, and particularly November, with flowers on the graves, it is so beautiful. Close to the church, you will find the more elaborated and embellished graves...More

Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed 7 October 2017

At least seventy decayed graves are under repair since the beginning of the month of October. Skip the cemetary now and come back in July 2018, to see the splendor of the cemetery.

1  Thank 2jerome
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The Cemetery is the final resting place for many Flemish celebrities whose career was linked to the city of Gent. My great aunt is buried there, next to Nobel prize winners, great painters, activists of the Flemish movement but also inspires of Belgium politics. The...More

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a large, and currently still in use, cemetery in the suburb Sint-Amandsberg, a 20 min. walk from Dampoort station. The more modern graves are nothing special, however, on the hill and its side are the older tombs, generally belonging to a family, that...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

A bit hidden at the outside of Ghent but a nice place to visit. Once you are there you dont have the feeling of a cemetary but more of a historical place. Beautiful tombs of few hundred years old, pretty big for a town like...More

Thank HugoColle
Reviewed 15 December 2015

interesting to walk around to see the tombs etc of famous flemish people but must have fine weather to do so

Thank gentenaar2013
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Graveyard on a hill in a part of Ghent called Sint-Amandsberg. It has very old graves and many of famous Belgian people. There is also a grave of a man who still wanted to have his newspaper delivered in his grave. If you find someone...More

2  Thank SolidRocks
Reviewed 14 August 2014

The Campo Santo Cemetary in Sint-Amandsberg near Ghent is really a wonderful place to visit. A lot of very old graves (18th century), but as well recent ones. Jan Hoet was buried here in 2014 (sector C). Don't underestimate the hills you have to climb...More

1  Thank Danny M
Reviewed 18 April 2013

If you decide to pay a visit to this unique cultural monument I assure you that you won't regret it! At only 15 minutes from the Ghent centre you will experience an oasis of serenity and profound commotion. As if the facades from the town...More

3  Thank Ivy J
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