City Cemeteries

Ghencea Military Cemetery (Cimitirul Militar Ghencea; Map pp54-5, Calea 13 Septembrle; ®9am-6pm) is to the west of the civil cemetery (see boxed text p65). Propeller blades stand upright amid the sea of graves. Belu Cemetery (Cimitirul Belu; Calea §erban Voda), the main city cemetery, houses the tombs of Romania's most notable writers and poets, including comic playwright and humorist Ion Luca Caragiale (1852-1912), novelist Ion Liviu Rebreanu (1885-1944), Moldavian-born writer and historian Mihail Sadoveanu (1880-1961) and national poet Mihai Eminescu (1850-89).

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