Highgate Cemetery

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Wondering what London was like more than 200 years ago? Highgate Cemetery opened in 1839 and still has that Victorian gothic look. A stunning location for pictures!

The cemetery is located in North London on Swain’s Lane. The cemetery is divided in two parts: the West Cemetery and the East Cemetery .

Needless to say that the architecture is breathtaking. But what I loved the most about the cemetery is that the trees, flowers, and green grass made the location fairytale like. I kept thinking about one of my favourite childhood movies FairyTale: A True Story.

It would have made the perfect location for Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths to take pictures of the Cottingley Fairies.

Don’t forget to take a look and a picture of Karl Marx’s tomb.

http://www.highgate-cemetery.org/

written by blondielocks on 2011-08-26 in #world #locations #highgate-cemetery-london-uk-slide-film-graves #escape-from-the-city

One Comment

  1. sidsel
    sidsel ·

    Wonderful pictures, this place is a must see, I definitely have to check it out next time I'm in London! The second one, the 4th in the set right above Karl Marx's tomb and the last one looks magical, so charming!

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