Bike Touring Highlight
The cemetery Ohlsdorf is the largest park cemetery in the world. Under old trees you can enjoy the green wealth, for which he is justifiably famous. With its 391 hectares, it is also Hamburg's largest green area. 450 species of deciduous and coniferous trees thrive there, the ponds and streams are alive with waterfowl.
The park cemetery is an oasis of peace in the middle of the bustling metropolis at any time of the year. Especially recommended: a walk to the rhododendron blossom in early June. There are also numerous guided tours of the Ohlsdorf cemetery.
February 14, 2016
The cemetery Ohlsdorf forms with gravestones, chapels, mausoleums, open spaces and trees on a total area of almost 400 hectares the largest park cemetery in Europe and a unique landscape park.
The Ohlsdorf Cemetery also lets visitors explore the sprawling complex on their own, with information on over 800 sites on the site, including 580 celebrity tombs, chapels and mausoleums, as well as toilets, emergency telephones and bus stops The maps can also be used offline.The app for iOS and Android is available in German and English in the App Store and the Google Play Store.More detailed information:
July 18, 2019
be sure to try the bike, on foot, the visit quickly becomes a day hike.
You can or do not like the grave tourism of celebrities, but everyone has to decide for themselves, but at the entrance portal there is a leaflet that can lead you to the last resting place.
April 22, 2019
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