Jyväskylä Old Cemetery

Jyväskylä, Finland

The old cemetery of Jyväskylä parish was founded in 1837. In 1899 the area was extended to the north side of the old part and again in 1924. Several memorials remind of the people who have had a strong influence to culture life of the city and the entire Finland. There are also a cemetery chapel (1931) and the old mortuary (built in 19th century) located in the cemetery area.

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Founded: 1837
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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S Kokkonen (14 months ago)
A peaceful and idyllic retreat, birdsong and a commendably well-kept environment. Your mind calms down when you walk here, and at the same time you can remember your deceased loved ones.
Mikko M (Kopsu) (2 years ago)
Always the same peaceful and beautiful place full of history.
Mauno Voutilainen (2 years ago)
There is cultural diversity and stratification, there are many familiar names and fine stones. It's worth visiting and walking around with time.
Juha-Pekka Poutanen (2 years ago)
The deceased have their own family and also acquaintances with a worldly final resting place here.
Päivi Hartikainen (3 years ago)
Beautiful, well maintained. Lots of candles on Sunday night.
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