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“A touching place” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of South Park Street Cemetery

South Park Street Cemetery
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US$ 432.00*
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Private Full-Day Kolkata Tour
Ranked #9 of 208 things to do in Kolkata
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Pondicherry, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“A touching place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2012

The tombs are gorgeous and the epitaphs extremely moving, especially when we see that many very young people died one after the other in a family. But the marble on the tombs seem to have been vandalized, and it is such a pity. This place is very much worth a visit.

Visited February 2012
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“Fascinating piece of history.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2012

Located very centrally the cemetery is a valuable part of Kolkata's history. It feels like you have reached the British age of India. Silent and peaceful it is. The graves of many famous people like Sir William Jones and Derozio are present here.

Visited May 2011
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Ann Arbor
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“Beautiful piece of history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2012

This was a wonderful escape from the chaos that is Kolkata. Its right at the corner of Park street and A.J.C Bose road. Not many people go there so most likely you will have the place to yourself. It was the most beautiful graveyard I have ever been to, I have traveled to Kolkata twice and made a point to visit it on my second trip.

Visited July 2011
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Old Cemetry”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

very old cemetery ...but may not like the sorry state it is in at present. Wont say it is a must visit

Visited April 2012
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“Atmoshpheric and steeped in history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2012

Fascinating inscriptions and huge obilisks as memorials to the early westeners in Kolkatas history. Well worth getting the guide book which gives a futher insight into the cemetry.

Visited March 2012
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