Bellu Cemetery

Famous graves
Alley of Artists, from left to right: Ion Luca Caragiale, Mihai Eminescu and Mihail Sadoveanu

Șerban Vodă cemetery (commonly known as Bellu cemetery) is the largest and most famous cemetery in Bucharest, Romania.

It is located on a plot of land donated to the local administration by Baron Barbu Bellu. It has been in use since 1858.[1] The cemetery covers 54 acres and it is one of the most authentic cultural attractions in Bucharest.[2]


The cemetery is open every day from 8:30 AM to 8 PM. On public holidays the visiting hours may differ.

Notable interments



  1. ^ "History of Bellu cemetery (in English)". Archived from the original on 2013-06-19. Retrieved 2013-06-10.
  2. ^ "Bellu Cemetery – A hidden cultural treasure trove - Things to do in Bucharest". Retrieved 2016-11-28.