Highgate Cemetery – Londons Great Victorian Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery – Londons Great Victorian Cemetery

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Famous Highgate Cemetery is one of unusual historical destinations in London. Features include Victorian buildings, chapels, catacombs, The Lebanon Circle and Egyptian Avenue, all of outstanding architectural importance. The most famous resident of Highgate Cemetery East is Karl Marx, whose monument attracts comrades and others from all over the world. Visitors are free to wander through the East Cemetery, with its memorials to Karl Marx, George Eliot and Douglas Adams, but the most atmospheric part of the cemetery is the foliage-shrouded West Cemetery, laid out in 1839. Only accessible on an organised tour.

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