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Wander through

Very interesting walking around the head stones. Be very easy to spend a few hours here. Some... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
NeenyB210
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a very quite strange place to visit

This cemetery is not original and was recreated when the park next was done. All the graves were... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
mje0250400
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189 Church Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Very interesting walking around the head stones. Be very easy to spend a few hours here. Some headstones are unreadable.

Thank NeenyB210
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This cemetery is not original and was recreated when the park next was done. All the graves were moved to the current location and you can realise that all the graves moved were pre 1900. A favourite of the locals that you will find reading...More

Thank mje0250400
Reviewed 22 April 2018

In correction to the review above, this is the original site of Camperdown Cemetery opened in 1848. Originally the cemetery was 13 acres (it extended from Lennox St all the way down to Federation St. but in the mid-19th-century the Camperdown Memorial Rest Park was...More

Thank Marcelle R
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Went on a guided tour recently and was blown away at the history of my local area. Karen Johnson the tour guide, was amazing and informed! Lots of interesting facts really brought to life my local area. I now see the streets I have called...More

1  Thank Soffiiy
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I love history This place is just full of it. Look listen, go on a guided tour, wonderful place right in the middle of hectic Sydney. A place of peace. A place of solitude.

1  Thank pflynn58
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A ramshackle cemetery with the most magical Moreton Bay Fig at the entrance. Visitors are welcome to wander daily during daylight hours for free. Lots of locals walk their dogs in here, just walk straight on through behind the church and find your way between...More

Thank L5272
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This is not a typical Cemetery, this is a place where you can find dogs running around free and people sitting in the sun and reading, painting or taking photos. A great place to come away from the crowded feeling that Newtown sometimes can give...More

Thank Elisa C
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Highly recommend a visit to Camperdown Cemetery if you are visiting Sydney. Lots of graves of historic significance to colonial Sydney It is the only one of the three original cemeteries in Sydney that still exists.. Resting place of Sir Thomas Mitchell; the victims of...More

Thank Lesley W
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A great place for sunset photography. The cemetery has that beautiful decaying look with some of the areas a little bit overgrown and some of the tombs showing their age. If you are into exploring old cemeteries this will definitely float your boat, otherwise I...More

Thank SarahH6665
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We love going their because on the other side of the wall is the big parc that used to be the original cemetery they moved everyone in this little space but no one is new all the remaining of very old history only Fascinating to...More

Thank mje0250
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