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“See the history of old Dunedin”
10 Apr 2019
“It's an old cemetery”
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40 Lovelock Ave, Dunedin, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This cemetery, along with the Southern Cemetery, has been around since the early days of Dunedin. All the great figures of Dunedin society are buried here, including Larnach, so it is really fascinating to wander around looking at the inscriptions. The Council look after the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Rick M
Reviewed April 10, 2019

This has the Larnach "tomb" with all that money, still killed himself and still dead. But it's cool to visit. Pleasant cemetery to walk around with lots of old old plots.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

A unique place on a hill, from where you can see the Logan Park and the bay. Dunedin's story and more. Of particular interest are family tombs and inscriptions on them. The history of New Zealand from the early 19th century. Unique place. I highly...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Halina B
Reviewed December 19, 2017

There is a mini chapel as a tomb and is right next to the Botanical Gardens, the reason for the lower mark is not for the way the cemetery is kept or the age of the tombstones which my children enjoyed. For those who visit...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 422iana
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

The most well maintained and magnificent cemetery I've visited in New Zealand. The resting place for many famous persons including Larnach and the author of the NZ national anthem.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Y8808JGdavidt
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Growing up in Dunedin this was the cemetery that really sparked my interest in cemeteries. Was wonderful to return after many years away and witness the great restoration work that has been undertaken there. A highlight is the mausoleum of Larnach which had become very...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Ken S
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