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New York Marble Cemetery

Attractions, Cemeteries East Village
New York Marble Cemetery
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Time Out says

Not to be confused with the other, larger New York City Marble Cemetery a block away, the New York Marble Cemetery is the East Village’s most secret garden: The half-acre landmarked oasis was built in the 1830s, and remains hidden in a small alleyway. All 156 of its nonsectarian vaults are buried beneath the lawn, and the monument-free expanse beckons you to rest in peace (for an afternoon, anyway). Though it’s usually closed to the public, the graveyard opens its doors once a month during the spring and summer.

 

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Address: 41 1/2 2nd Ave.
New York
10003
Transport: Subway: F to Lower East Side–Second Ave
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Opening hours: Open on select days; see website
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