Old Grodno cemetery is located almost in the heart of the city. The necropolis begins its history from the late XVI century. The first burial, which could identify historians refer to 1792.
This is one of the oldest and largest cemeteries in Belarus. In its importance and value, it stands next to the necropolis of Rosy in Vilnius and Lychkovskaya in Lviv. There are no analogues of such cemeteries in Belarus.