Salzburg's most famous poet Georg Trakl has quoted about the St. Peter´s Cemetery: "Heaven smiles silently upon ... More
St. Peter's Cemetery (Petersfriedhof)
Salzburg's most famous poet Georg Trakl has quoted about the St. Peter´s Cemetery: "Heaven smiles silently upon this mystical garden." Strong words of course, but the poet is right. As a matter of fact, this wonderful cemetery is one of the oldest of its kind in the world. Famous personalities like Michael Haydn, brother of Joseph Haydn and composer, Mozart´s sister, Nannerl, and the architect of Salzburg's Cathedral Santino Solari have all been laid to rest here. There are also catacombs carved out of stone, which are over 1000 years old.
Hidden behind a cluster of trees on the banks of the Neva is the oldest building in St Petersburg. This
is a three room log cabin, which was home to the city's founder, Peter the Great. He lived here ...
Clearly suggestive of French Gothic architecture, St. Peter's Cathedral spires tower above the surrounding parklands. Famous for its romantic, English
cathedral organ, Saint Peter's is equally renowned for its bells and wonderful examples of stained glass window. This is ...
The oldest operating cemetery in St. Joseph, this cemetery is the final resting place for many of St. Joseph's wealthy
and powerful citizens including three Missouri governors, one of the first Pony Express riders, and an English knight.