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Address: North End, Windsor Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone Number: 19024904883
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The final and noteworthy resting place for many of the victims of the...

The final and noteworthy resting place for many of the victims of the Titanic.

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Moving If You're a Titanic Aficionado

This is a special and specialized place, by which we mean that if you're aware of what it is and why it is, you will be very moved. If not, it is just an out-of-the-way, not easy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
twoinmaine
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Bangor, Maine

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Bangor, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a special and specialized place, by which we mean that if you're aware of what it is and why it is, you will be very moved. If not, it is just an out-of-the-way, not easy to find cemetery near a railroad yard in the northern part of Halifax. To us, it was a special place. It is where... More 

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Disney World, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was another stop of our Halifax Titanic Historical Tour By Paul. Was very interesting the history he told us about this grounds. Of course if you go without a guide you won't appreciate the area as much. But, still may be nice to see. Would not recommend for children.

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Franklin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is why we went to Halifax. It is awe inspiring to see the graves. The victims came here because the Nova Scotia seamen were able to handle the Atlantic Ocean cold water. Ismay's servant is buried here. They have kept all of the DNA and trying to identify all the victims but time is running out. They identified the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We caught the local bus here after great information and free tickets from 2 lovely young ladies we asked for help with directions. The bus driver even got off the bus when we got there and showed us which way to walk and how to catch the bus back to town. We tacked on to a tour and heard great... More 

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Napoleonville, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

This was one of the stops on our shore excursion that we booked off of our cruise ship. Very interesting stop, The main attraction is the are in the cemetery where some of the first victims of the Titanic disaster are buried. Tour guide told us interesting info on some of the victims interred here. This was an interesting stop... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

I walked through this cemetery many times as a teenager going home from the Pubs to the North End. I didn't know it contained the graves of victims of the Titanic until nearly 30 years later. I guess the point of my story is that if you visit the cemetery on your own, you'll have to look around for a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

We went to FLC out of immense respect for Titanic victims, a tragedy that remains engraved in minds since childhood. FLC is conveniently located in the city and can be combined with Peggy's Cove. Roads are good and vehicle can be driven inside FLC. It would be worthwhile to take a guide for those of you who are interested in... More 

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Louisville, KY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We visited as part of our guided tour which made it very interesting. Without a guide, probably not nearly as interesting. Our guide told stories about many of the individuals whose markers we saw. There is also a book that describes in detail people buried here as part of the Titanic disaster.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

When this stop was recommended by a friend, it sounded rather obligatory at best. However, with back stories provided by a tour guide, it evoked a personal response from nearly everyone. We know the story of the Titanic, but to connect to the final resting places was unexpectedly touching. The cemetery itself is nicely maintained, a beautiful setting. If you... More 

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Lanaken, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

I wouldn't really recommend visiting the Titanic graveyard unless you are REALLY interested in the Titanic graves. The Titanic plots are really small and little information is given about the people laying there.

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