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Flower bouquets, wreaths and candles are being placed on gravesites at German cemeteries for the religious day “Allerheiligen,” All Saints Day, which is being observed Sunday.

Germans visit local cemeteries, light candles on All Saints Day

Story and photo by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Sunday, German Catholics observe a religious holiday, “Allerheiligen,” or All Saints Day. On this day Germans visit cemeteries to light candles and decorate the gravesites of deceased family members and friends with flowers or wreaths made of fir tree branches, pine cones and dried flowers.

October 29, 2015 ×