Highgate Cemetery in North London is the burial place of socialist icon, Karl Marx and many more famous persons. Finest funerary architecture is seen at Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery is the world’s most famous burial place. There are approximately 170,000 people buried in around 53,000 graves here. English Heritage has listed it as a Grade 1 Park. Both sides of the cemetery remain open as active burial grounds.

Finest funerary architecture is seen at Highgate Cemetery

This cemetery is best known as the burial place of socialist icon, Karl Marx. Besides him, there are more persons were buried like Ralph Miliband (father of politicians David and Ed Miliband); Douglas Adams, the author of A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy; the artist Felix Topolski; the actor-comedian, Max Wall; and the parents of Charles Dickens.

It has some of the finest funerary architecture in the country. It was opened in 1839.

Free admission to access.

Nearest Tube: Archway (Northern Line)
Address: Highgate Cemetery, Swain’s Lane, Highgate, London N6 6PJ 020 8340 1834
Visit the website for more information. See other burial place or abbeys like Westminster Abbey or First Muslim Burial Ground

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