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Zurich Sights

James Joyce's Grave

Updated 09/09/2012

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The inimitable Irish author not only lived and wrote in Zürich, but died here as well. The city's most famous literary resident is buried in the Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery), not far from the Zürich Zoo. Atop his grave sits a contemplative statue of the writer, complete with cigar. A few steps away is the grave of another renowned author, Nobel Prize–winner Elias Canetti. The cemetery is adjacent to the Tram 6 terminus.

Sight Information

Address:

Zürichbergstr. 189, Zürich, 8044, Switzerland

Sight Details:

  • Mar., Apr., Sept., and Oct., daily 7–7; May–Aug., daily 7 am–8 pm; Nov.–Feb., daily 8–5

Updated 09/09/2012

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