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British Graveyard

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A piece of history

This graveyard is at the bottom of the hill near St Paul's Church. It was used by the British as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bucketlisttravellers
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Sydney, Australia
Interesting - but hard to read the gravestones

Mixed reviews meant I really didn’t know what to expect but I’m glad I went. Interesting to see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“Interesting - but hard to read the gravestones ”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This graveyard is at the bottom of the hill near St Paul's Church. It was used by the British as well as the Dutch and gives a glimpse into the history of these two colonies. We spent about 10 minutes here looking at the various...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mixed reviews meant I really didn’t know what to expect but I’m glad I went. Interesting to see the mix of people buried there and their ages. This was best gleaned from the info board as the definition on the gravestones showed ageing and made...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Found this really interesting especially when you look at the average age of the people buried here it's quite shocking.

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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This is right off the main thoroughfare with Dutch Square et al. I like the fact that it's rough. I certainly get the feeling of antiquity more purely from a setting like this. I lingered awhile. I could sense the tremendous sense of sacrifice and...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Its marked as Heritage Site but yet its poorly maintained. The grass was not mowed. Need to go at least in a pair because its isolated though by the roadside and lonely

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

So basically I didn't visit this historical site, but my hotel was near and I passed it when I visit the Dutch red square. It was fine in the afternoon, but when you passed it in the night, raining and not a lot of people...More

Thank Diyah P
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Not too far from the Dutch Square, the Dutch (British) graveyard was used as a burial site for Colonial military personnel including 5 Dutch and 33 British soldiers and their wives during the Naning War. Now, it is overgrown and not kept tidy but a...More

1  Thank jackmoore93
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I don't know why, but it's written there The Dutch Graveyard / Kubur Belanda. Why is it written here British Graveyard? Basically it's just a graveyard, you can read the history written on the board at the entrance. It's just right next to the alley...More

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Visited this Graveyard and the history as follows In 1829, the British ruler in Malacca demanded Daerah Naning to remit their taxes amounting to 10% of their total harvests, as tribute to Malacca. The Naning ruler, Datuk Dol Said turned down the request because he...More

1  Thank Selladurai P
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Visited the Dutch Graveyard at the bottom of St Paul's hill on 3 May 2015. We saw also several graves near the St.Paul Church and on the way below , next to the stairs. The graveyard was used at the last 17 century, 5 Dutch...More

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