Evangelický hřbitov ve Strašnicích [Evangelic Cemetery in Strašnice]

cemetery, chapel

Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Photos: Funeral home of the capital city of Prague's Archive

Transport: tram 5, 13, 26 – Krematorium Strašníce
Visiting Method: free entry
doprovodný programCzechoslovak Hussite Church service, (Sun 9.30 a.m.) / commented tour (Sat 10.00 a.m.)bezbariérový přístup

Address: Vinohradská 1505/161, Praha 10
Year: end of the 18th century; 1893; 1912; 2007–2015 (reconstruction)
Architects: original unknown; Josef Blecha; Adolf Foehr; reconstruction by CHS Praha

A memorable site with ancient tombstones of important German-speaking inhabitants of Prague, a small oasis of peace in the middle of a lively metropolis and scene of a love story of a homeless couple in the documentary Love in a Grave by the director David Vondráček: this is the forgotten Evangelical cemetery in Strašnice, which survived various attempts to remove it and after many years underwent a sensitive renovation. The original character of the funeral architecture has been preserved and 15 tombstones are listed as a cultural monument and you can also find inner peace in the shade of mature lime trees…