World Cemeteries

Vienna Central Cemetery, Austria

The musical capital of cemetery architecture. Central Vienna Cemetery (Wiener Zentralfriedhof) is a cemetery in Vienna's Simmering district. Opened in the second half of the 19th century and covers an area of ​​almost 2.5 km², about 240 hectares and about three million graves in 2020y., which makes it one of the largest cemeteries in Europe. For classical music lovers, a visit to this cemetery is a touching experience as a tribute to the great memories of Beethoven, Schubert, Johann Strauss, Franz von Suppe, Schönberg and Mozart. The territory of the cemetery is so large that public transport has been introduced here for several years. More than 2 million tourists visit the cemetery every year.