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South Park Street Cemetery

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US$ 432.00*
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Private Full-Day Kolkata Tour
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Kolkata, India
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1 - 10 of 396 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I was given a tour of this cemetery by the guide I hired from the university to show me the architectural sights of Calcutta. It is elegiac and evocative and a must see in my favorite Indian city.

Thank fancynancynator
Reviewed 6 days ago

Its curiosity and love for poetry and Literature which attracted me towards this burial ground.Located near Park street now probably called Mother Teresa Sarani, this is the resting place of Henry Louis Vivian Derozio, Michael Madhusudan Dutt to name just a few great stalwarts!!!

Thank Jharna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of photo opportunities in this quiet space that remembers the people who were able to have monuments set up that keep their names in the story of Calcutta. Be careful on the moss covered pathways

Thank Theresa D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very serene and peaceful cemetery in the heart of Kolkata. The dead souls of the past are lying in this place. The cool damp place, with mosses over the tombs give a feeling of the past history. People died in the years of 1740,...More

1  Thank Kaniz K
Reviewed 16 September 2017

One of the most serene place in town. There are tombs of the British Officials & their family members. People go there for photo shoots, to spend some peaceful time as there are cemented seats to sit.

Thank jyotibhagat7
Reviewed 27 August 2017

You simply can't help falling in love with this place! The jolly gardeners whistling as they tend to graves. The many dogs sleeping on what may well have been their opmasters graves. The blackbirds hovering spookily around one specific grave. A great place to while...More

Thank gizago
Reviewed 18 August 2017

With the graves of some of the most acknowledged Englishmen ruling the city during British rule, you can get awestruck by the structures beautifully preserved. Walk the pure calmness of the place as it feels a complete solitary place cut off from the outside world.

1  Thank Anamika K
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a humbling experience as you will be among numerous graves. Some graves are more than a century old and have ornate designs on the stones. Architecture is wonderful.

Thank Lone_wolf99
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Place where one feels humbled at reflective at the sight of the tombs and epitaphs of the past...there are many names engraved in stone and marble by their loved ones who are now probably no more too....calm and serene atmosphere...lots of trees and no miscreants...More

Thank HwenTsang
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

A place that brings some silence and a place to pay tribute to some the residents here, for a traveller a place tells us that a simple ending for all of us

Thank 1matkustaa
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Terence B
21 August 2016|
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Response from GearLess | Reviewed this property |
Closed on Sunday. I have sent you a personal message which contains an online link for website 'findgrave'. You can search your relative there. Hope this helps.
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aniket7824
22 June 2016|
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Response from Ragul A | Reviewed this property |
Normal working Hours, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, no charges, just sign in a register, with your name and your permanent addressees.
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