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Address: 585 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906-5034
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This is a beautiful and historical cemetery that offers beautiful waterfront views as well, there are many nooks and crannies to discover, amazing sculptured stones and lovely... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful and historical cemetery that offers beautiful waterfront views as well, there are many nooks and crannies to discover, amazing sculptured stones and lovely walkways. I highly recommend a visit if you are in the area. It's beautiful year round.

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Rhode Island
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stroll. Swan Point is perfection in the quality of the care that is maintained. Perhaps strange to say about a cemetery especially one this size but a must for those not only who want to find what famous people are buried here but just to marvel about the beauty of it all.

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North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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7 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could spend hours here. It's so peaceful and calm. It's along the river so the views are incredible. It is very quiet. It is very big and has so many older sites to see some history from the area. My friends and I try to come once or twice per year.

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Thank casskiki
Providence, Rhode Island
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great views, great walk along the river, and also if you are interesting in the cultural history of Providence this is a great place to learn!

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Rehoboth MA
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60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Go there. Great for birdwatching in the spring, a relaxing walk, or a little spiritual silence. You won't be disappointed.

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Arkansas
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155 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Wow this is such a beautiful place to visit and the view of the River is amazing. The history in this beautiful garden is wonderful. A great place to drive around and take in the serenity. I saw a lot of people walking in the sunshine today and you can drive right to the rivers edge. Lots of wildlife to... More 

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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314 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Beautiful cemetery to wander around and marvel at the variety of ornate graves and sculptures, all the while respecting those that rest here. Some very old graves with interesting inscriptions are a step back in time. I look forward to going back in the Spring to explore more and see the landscaping in full bloom.

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Thank NekoCat
Providence, Rhode Island
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This is a very large and very beautiful cemetery. If you walk all the way down the hill you will hit the river. Many people come here to visit the grave of local author and favorite HP Lovecraft. I found myself more interested in the beautiful landscaping, colonial and Victorian Graves and angel statues. It's a really lovely grounds to... More 

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Thank Ellie B
Providence, Rhode Island
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The function of a cemetery is simple: A place to bury and visit the dead. Leave it to Victorians to turn it into an enchanting city of sculptures, streets, grassy heaps and ponds. Swan Point sports hundreds of tree species and is so expansive, you might get lost in the beauty.

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fishkill, ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

My sister and I visited this cemetery and were quite impressed with its upkeep, landscaping, and water views. Parts of this burial ground definitely cater to society's upper crust as can be seen by some of the graves and mausoleums. There is a unique gazebo and a place to see the body of water nearby. Get a map because it... More 

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