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South Park Street Cemetery

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't go out of your way to visit the South Park Street Cemetery unless you are really into cemeteries! The entrance can be a little tough to find, it is across from the Institute of Neuroscience. I was also under the impression that the cemetery...More

Thank Sophie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an ancient cemetery dated back to 1700 centuries. It was closed around mid-1800 century. Nice and quite place to spend few hours, know the patterns of first inhabitants of Kolkata when it was growing a town. I liked it.

Thank ShashankaSaadi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although this is mentioned in most guide books - it can be very easily missed - but do not do so - it is comparable to the great cemeteries in Paris and in Glasgow - the vast tombs are overwhelming as are the poignant inscriptions...More

Thank Famrave
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

A fellow I met on the street recommended visiting. I enjoyed reading the tombstones and taming photos. The cemetery has unique lighting filtering

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

What an interesting historical site to visit right next to the hustle and bustle where you can walk around in piece and quiet spending as much time as you like reading the memorial inscriptions and getting a feel for those that created Calcutta. We arrived...More

Thank RPHWoking
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Naturally it is a cemetry. All time open. This is more then 150 years old. If you love lonely place you may go.

Reviewed 8 November 2017

The location of this place is on the famous & busy Park Street. It's ticketed and quite well-maintained (from a tourist point of view). It was a serene and somewhat peaceful experience walking through this place. It's an old cemetery, so you expect to feel...More

Thank Ankur P
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I first visited the Park Street Cemetery back in 1979 - then in a dilapidated state. My last visit was 20 years ago. In many ways the cemetery is like walking into a living history book - a unique glimpse into the East India Company...More

Thank DaleLee1954
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Also known as The Great Cemetery of Asia - the resting place of two centuries' worth of worthies from the time of British India. Partially restored, but many of the epitaphs are difficult to read, which is sad. The stone masons seemed to have vied...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This is ine of di most haunted places in India.... I am not able to sleep alone for 7 days till i delete all pictures from my phone..... place is very dirty but beautiful....

1  Thank Anjana G
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Terence B
21 August 2016|
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Response from GearLess | Reviewed this property |
Closed on Sunday. I have sent you a personal message which contains an online link for website 'findgrave'. You can search your relative there. Hope this helps.
22 June 2016|
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Response from Ragul A | Reviewed this property |
Normal working Hours, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, no charges, just sign in a register, with your name and your permanent addressees.