Nov 022019
 

One of Poland’s most iconic holidays is All Saints’ Day, on which people traditionally place candles on the graves of their loved ones (as well as famous Poles and victims of war and tragedies) to commemorate them.

All Saints’ Day is observed by the Catholic Church as well as some other Christian churches to celebrate (as the name suggest) all the saints, blending newer traditions with pagan rituals which came before and which also are the roots for Halloween.

You can use the arrows to click through the gallery of photos from All Saints’ Day 2019 in Krakow’s Rakowicki Cemetery, one of the most famous in Poland and the burial place of many famous Poles throughout history.

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