Old South Cemetery 2.5 rating

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The Old South Cemetery was established in 1563 as plague cemetery. From 1788 to 1868 is was Munich's single collective burial ground - making it the last resting-place for many famous Munich residents of that time, like Josef von Fraunhofer, Friedrich von Gärtner, Leo von Klenze, Justus von Liebig, Georg Simon Ohm, Carl Spitzweg, and the 1100 victims of the massacre of Sendling's Night of Murder (''Sendlinger Mordweihnacht'') of 1705 with artistic gravestones and crypts. Today, the cemetery is a protected area and a local recreation area.

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About Old South Cemetery

 Thalkirchner Straße 17

Old South Cemetery and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Alte Pinakothek

Alte Pinakothek(2.7 km)
Commissioned by Ludwig I and inaugurated in 1836, the Alte Pinakothek is one of the oldest art museums in the world.

Bavarian State Opera

Bavarian State Opera(2.1 km)

Deutsches Museum

Deutsches Museum(1.7 km)
The Deutsches Museum in Munich is one of the greatest scientific and technical museums in the world, and an absolute 'must see' in Munich.

Marienplatz

Marienplatz(1.7 km)
The Marienplatz is the central square of Munich, named after the Mariensaule - the Marian Column topped with the golden statue of Virgin Mary.

Frauenkirche

Frauenkirche(1.8 km)
The Catholic Cathedral of Our Blessed Lady is the seat of the Archbishop and the largest church in Munich.

Asamkirche

Asamkirche(1.3 km)
The Asamkirche is an 18th century Late Baroque and Rococo church in Munich built by sculptor Egid Quirin Asam and his brother, painter Cosmas Damian Asam, as their private spiritual space.

Viktualienmarkt

Viktualienmarkt(1.6 km)
Spread over 5.

Löwenbräu Brewery

Löwenbräu Brewery(2.6 km)
The Löwenbräu Brewery has one of the oldest beer gardens in Munich, with a history dating back as far as 1383.

Old South Cemetery Tickets and Tours in Munich

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