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Fairview Lawn Cemetery

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Ranked #13 of 79 Attractions in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Cemeteries
Description: The final and noteworthy resting place for many of the victims of the Titanic.
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Nieuwerkerk aan den Ijssel, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

I only came here because I wanted to see the Titanice gravesite. A man belonging to the cemetery gave me a lift on his squad so that I didn't have to search long, as the graveyard was very big. I saw the grave of this small boy and took pictures of a few of the other victims. It was very... More

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Fairview, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The Cemetery is known for its burial of titanic victims who were either unknown or Protestants. You need a guide or tour to get the full flavor and understanding of cemetery. Don't go on your own.

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This is a well-maintained, walkable cemetery. One can do it by oneself but with a tour guide is very helpful because they can tell all the stories about the stones. We were specially interested in Titanic passengers and found them laid out in a planned bow. Some were unknown. This is a pleasant, peaceful attraction.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The graves of Titanic victims are arranged like the prow of a ship. The grey granite stones memorialize the people who lost their lives when the great ship foundered not to far from the Nova Scotia coast. Seeing the graves makes the tragedy even more real.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

We found this to be a unique and moving memorial to the victims of the Titanic. It is out of the way and difficult to find as it is not widely publicised in brochures or signposted in the town.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I visited this as part of a tour and found the knowledge of the guide complemented the visit well. The sinking of the Titanic is such a well known piece of 20th Century history and here I found a well tended and respectful place of remembrance. It's also worth noting that there is a memorial here to those who died... More

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Altamont, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This was a little tricky to get to, but the history of the Titanic graves makes for a fascinating visit. We went on our own, but there were a couple of guided tour groups, so we learned a number of facts just by being there to listen.

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Auburn, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were very moved after looking at the tombstones in this cemetery. It was well tended, and we were glad we visited. It was quite a moving tribute to those who lost their lives on the HMS Titanic.

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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I actually joined in a talking tour so found out more then if I was just to walk on my own. It was a tearful time remembering.

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Waldorf
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Yes, there are several graves of Titanic victims, but we stayed there for yet some time. Only one or two interesting stories out of the entire lot. I just don't do graves very well.

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