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Errie and quiet yet full of history

A must see when in Beechworth. The Chinese Smoking Towers appear to still be in use. The map of the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Quiet, Peaceful area of rest

We went to the funeral of a close friend. Such a lovely spot to be buried; so quiet. Well... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Martin C
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Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

A must see when in Beechworth. The Chinese Smoking Towers appear to still be in use. The map of the cemetery was helpful to find the historic graves. Well kept and lovely setting.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

We went to the funeral of a close friend. Such a lovely spot to be buried; so quiet. Well maintained and many historic graces going back to the gold-rush days.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Martin C
Reviewed 3 September 2018

history of any country town is in the cemetery. the history there show all the people famous or not that have lived to make the town what it is. all religions are shown there and even prisoners graves and unmarked graves ...It is something you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 11 August 2018

eerie and quiet. interesting and historic. walking tour indicates graves of famous and interesting people. Chinese smoking towers still standing tall over 100 years old

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rayanneelizabeth64
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We visited at dusk, so was abit eerie. Very interesting and quiet. Well sign posted with a map avaliable at the front entrance. Easy walking path, well maintained.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cheryl3872
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Not too bad, a good heritage site to reflect on the immigration for the gold mining. Lovely architecture, pity the heritage rules can't allow more themed architecture, would be nice to see more added.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Midge S
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We visited in the rain but the paths were well maintained and not muddy. The whole area was clearly signposted and easy to navigate. Always sad to see those who died so young (of preventable diseases) and fascinating how segregated everything was in graveyards.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank carmh310
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We wanted to see the historical graves and Chinese burning towels. Fascinating walk thru times gone. The map supplied was ok but a little confusing. It would have been great to have a full list of graves so we could identify family.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Woodhay
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Wanted to see the Chinese part of the cemetery and the trustee himself was there and showed us around so we learnt more from him than if we had just walked around ourselves. He explained so much to us.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Roma S
Reviewed 5 January 2018

A nice way to spend a morning or afternoon looking at all the different graves of the era's gone by. The information sheet provided and the map was a great way to experience the stories of some laid to rest here. The Chinese burning towers...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Thomas B
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