Best cemeteries in New York

Check out the top cemeteries in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Green-Wood Cemetery
1. Green-Wood Cemetery
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62 local reviews
500 25th Street, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 718-768-7300
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Mehdi
Founded in 1838 and now a National Historic Landmark, Green-Wood was one of the first rural cemeteries in Amer…
Valeria
Within walking distance from the apt. A very cool (and a little creepy) place to get lost in. Founded in 1838 …
Ellis
Now a National Historic Landmark, this spectacular cemetery was founded in 1838. By the early 1860s, it had e…
1. Green-Wood Cemetery
1. Green-Wood Cemetery
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62 local reviews
500 25th Street, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 718-768-7300
Mehdi
Mehdi
Founded in 1838 and now a National Historic Landmark, Green-Wood was one of the first rural cemeteries in America. By the early 1860s, it ha…
Valeria
Valeria
Within walking distance from the apt. A very cool (and a little creepy) place to get lost in. Founded in 1838 and now a National Historic La…
Ellis
Ellis
Now a National Historic Landmark, this spectacular cemetery was founded in 1838. By the early 1860s, it had earned an international reputat…
2. Trinity Church Cemetery
2. Trinity Church Cemetery
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6 local reviews
770 Riverside Drive, New York
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 212-368-1600
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Virginia
The only remaining active cemetery in Manhattan listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and is the…
Lou
Extraordinarily beautiful cemetery. Bonus point if you spot all four former New York Mayors resting in peace.
Eric
Opened in 1843, it is now Manhattan’s only active cemetery. Burials include prominent names of old New York an…
2. Trinity Church Cemetery
2. Trinity Church Cemetery
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6 local reviews
770 Riverside Drive, New York
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 212-368-1600
Virginia
Virginia
The only remaining active cemetery in Manhattan listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and is the grave site of historical figu…
Lou
Lou
Extraordinarily beautiful cemetery. Bonus point if you spot all four former New York Mayors resting in peace.
Eric
Eric
Opened in 1843, it is now Manhattan’s only active cemetery. Burials include prominent names of old New York and more recent. The cemetery is…
3. Prospect Park
3. Prospect Park
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584 local reviews
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 5:00 AM
+1 718-965-8951
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Marjorie
For landscape architects Frederick Olmstead and Calvert Vaux, Central Park in Manhattan was a practice project…
Michelangelo
Prospect Park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux after their completion of Manhattan's Cen…
Adreinne
The biggest, most beautiful park in Brooklyn is 3 train stops away..
3. Prospect Park
3. Prospect Park
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584 local reviews
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 5:00 AM
+1 718-965-8951
Marjorie
Marjorie
For landscape architects Frederick Olmstead and Calvert Vaux, Central Park in Manhattan was a practice project on the path to their masterpi…
Michelangelo
Michelangelo
Prospect Park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux after their completion of Manhattan's Central Park. Main attractions of…
Adreinne
Adreinne
The biggest, most beautiful park in Brooklyn is 3 train stops away..
4. Baked In Brooklyn
4. Baked In Brooklyn
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8 local reviews
755 5th Avenue, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 718-788-3164
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Claire
A bakery situated just across the street from the Green-Wood Cemetery entrance. Buy fresh breads, doughnuts an…
Sarah
Local bakery that focuses on community development. Delicious breads, baguettes, pastries, doughnuts, sandwich…
Rose
A place to get coffee and breads! Yummy!
4. Baked In Brooklyn
4. Baked In Brooklyn
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8 local reviews
755 5th Avenue, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 718-788-3164
Claire
Claire
A bakery situated just across the street from the Green-Wood Cemetery entrance. Buy fresh breads, doughnuts and other sweet treats, as well …
Sarah
Sarah
Local bakery that focuses on community development. Delicious breads, baguettes, pastries, doughnuts, sandwiches and more! You can't pass up…
Rose
Rose
A place to get coffee and breads! Yummy!
5. Machpelah Cemetery
5. Machpelah Cemetery
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2 local reviews
8230 Cypress Hills Street, Flushing
+1 718-366-5959
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Deanna
The final resting place of the great escape artist and illusionist. Along with Houdini, his mother, father, g…
Jenny
Houdini's gravesite rests in this abandoned cemetery. The escape artist died on Halloween. Every year during h…
Deanna
The final resting place of the great escape artist and illusionist. Along with Houdini, his mother, father, g…
5. Machpelah Cemetery
5. Machpelah Cemetery
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2 local reviews
8230 Cypress Hills Street, Flushing
+1 718-366-5959
Deanna
Deanna
The final resting place of the great escape artist and illusionist. Along with Houdini, his mother, father, grandfather, five brothers, and…
Jenny
Jenny
Houdini's gravesite rests in this abandoned cemetery. The escape artist died on Halloween. Every year during halloween you will find people …
Deanna
Deanna
The final resting place of the great escape artist and illusionist. Along with Houdini, his mother, father, grandfather, five brothers, and…
6. The Evergreens Cemetery
6. The Evergreens Cemetery
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6 local reviews
1630 Bushwick Avenue, New York
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 718-455-5300
CemeteryPoint of interestEstablishment
Heath
While it may seem a little creepy to hike or bike around a cemetery, this one is beautiful and has stunning vi…
Danielle
It's quiet.. because it's a cemetery! Historically, it is the highest elevation in Brooklyn! Stunning views o…
Jenny
The Cemetery of the Evergreens is a non-denominational cemetery in Brooklyn and Queens, New York, colloquially…
6. The Evergreens Cemetery
6. The Evergreens Cemetery
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6 local reviews
1630 Bushwick Avenue, New York
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 718-455-5300
Heath
Heath
While it may seem a little creepy to hike or bike around a cemetery, this one is beautiful and has stunning views of Manhattan on the wester…
Danielle
Danielle
It's quiet.. because it's a cemetery! Historically, it is the highest elevation in Brooklyn! Stunning views of the Empire State Building!
Jenny
Jenny
The Cemetery of the Evergreens is a non-denominational cemetery in Brooklyn and Queens, New York, colloquially called Evergreen Cemetery. It…
7. Greenwood
7. Greenwood
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2 local reviews
Greenwood, NY
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Ella
A cemetery for sightseeing? Yes! The views from here are stupendous, the famous interred are fascinating, and …
Devi
The oldest & perhaps finest cemetery in New York
Ella
A cemetery for sightseeing? Yes! The views from here are stupendous, the famous interred are fascinating, and …
7. Greenwood
7. Greenwood
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2 local reviews
Greenwood, NY
Ella
Ella
A cemetery for sightseeing? Yes! The views from here are stupendous, the famous interred are fascinating, and historic battle of Long Island…
Devi
Devi
The oldest & perhaps finest cemetery in New York
Ella
Ella
A cemetery for sightseeing? Yes! The views from here are stupendous, the famous interred are fascinating, and historic battle of Long Island…
8. Harry Houdini Gravesite
8. Harry Houdini Gravesite
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3 local reviews
Harry Houdini Gravesite
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Linda
Harry Houdini, born Eric Weiss, was renowned for feats such as walking through brick walls and escaping from b…
Julia
Machpelah Cemetery is a Jewish cemetery located in Glendale, Queens, New York. It is the final resting place o…
Linda
Harry Houdini, born Eric Weiss, was renowned for feats such as walking through brick walls and escaping from b…
8. Harry Houdini Gravesite
8. Harry Houdini Gravesite
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3 local reviews
Harry Houdini Gravesite
Linda
Linda
Harry Houdini, born Eric Weiss, was renowned for feats such as walking through brick walls and escaping from bindings and enclosures. One of…
Julia
Julia
Machpelah Cemetery is a Jewish cemetery located in Glendale, Queens, New York. It is the final resting place of, amongst many others, magici…
Linda
Linda
Harry Houdini, born Eric Weiss, was renowned for feats such as walking through brick walls and escaping from bindings and enclosures. One of…