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“Very nice atmosphere”

Old Jewish Cemetery
Ranked #90 of 474 things to do in Frankfurt
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Very nice graveyard, a lot of big trees shading it, with also an interesting, touching wall around it.

Thank Jurgen B
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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

If you want to be surrounded by memories and dive through your inner soul, meditating from the hustle of the city, this is the place to go.

Thank Fabian K
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I love coming here and finding my inner peace moment surrounded by trees and memories. It is a sacred place you should see to meditate.

Thank Fabian K
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

The cemetery is located next to the Jewish museum. You can get the keys from the Jewish museum reception. The walls of the cemetery are covered from outside with 11,000 names of Frankfurt Jews that were murdered during the Nazi regime. Where there is no name it indicates the person name was taken off since she/he succeeded to escape. In the cemetery are headstones of an older graveyard that was completely destroyed by the Nazis. Among those graves is also Moshe Rothschild, the head of the Rothschild family. 2/3 of the place was destroyed and the remaining graves are covered with moss. Need quick cleaning so that will be readable again. Avoid visiting on Saturday as it is closed

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Reviewed 5 April 2016

The Old Jewish Cemetery is right next to Museum Judengrasse. You ask for the key to the cemetery at the museum. They will ask you for a passport of driver's licence to hold onto while you got look around.

Outside on the walls of the cemetery you will find the names of the 11,134 Frankfurt citizens killed during the Holocaust. Inside you will see old gravestones piled up by the Nazi's during the Holocaust.

Thank Shane S
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