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View across Vienna's Ringstrasse, with the Natural History Museum, Parliament and City Hall
Musicians’ graves at the Central Cemetery

Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof)

Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234
1110 Wien

Stretching over more than two square kilometers, the great Central Cemetery hosts perhaps the world's largest concentration of memorials honoring the dead. Among those interred here are Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Johann Strauss and Johannes Brahms.

  • Opening times

    • November to February Mo - Su, 08:00 - 17:00
    • March Mo - Su, 07:00 - 18:00
    • April Mo - Su, 07:00 - 19:00
    • May to August Mo - Su, 07:00 - 20:00
    • September Mo - Su, 07:00 - 19:00
    • October to November Mo - Su, 07:00 - 18:00
    • on holidays, 10:00 - 17:00
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Honorary tombs: Main Entrance (2nd Gate, access by car possible on the blue paths), free with ID. Wheelchair-accessible restroom accessible with "Euro-Key" near Hall 3, in the cemetery church and at the cemetery office (ramp), gravel paths.

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