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Trafalgar Cemetery

Gibraltar
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Ranked #14 of 29 Attractions in Gibraltar
Type: Cemeteries
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Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Walking around and reading some of the grave it makes you think what they must have gone through. The cemetery itself is on a busy corner road junction just outside what must have been the city walls. A nice place to pay your respect, being it is over two hundred years old some of the stones are very difficult to... More

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west yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Interesting place to visit. Many of the headstones are worn but there are plaques on the wall referring to those interred. Historically important place relating to the Battle of Trafalgar

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Great if you want to see the apes without going up the rock.just in the process of being renovated.dont eat food in there, you will be attacked by apes

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A somber place worth the visit for historical reasons especially if your family have trafalgar connections. Oddly a calm relaxing and well maintained oasis in a busy city

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We recently visited Trafalgar cemetary, its only a small cemetary, situated at the end of Main Street, just inside the city walls, with tombstones dating back to Nelsons days. Tombstones make very interesting reading, some so very young. There is no charge to visit, but they are doing renovations. There were a few young barbary apes playing at the back... More

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Gibraltar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The tombstones give a good insight into the number of deaths from plagues and from th pe battle of trafalgar. Watch out forr the apes who roam about this area looking for food. Don't feed them and if they come towards you make a loud noise.

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Gibraltar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We had been out for an evening meal within a month of moving to live in Gibraltar. We had walked past the cemetery many times, but on this occasion we saw that the gate was open so walked in. It is a very beautiful, peaceful place just outside the old city walls of Gibraltar. As others reviewers have said, you... More

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

A small cemetery tucked away at the end of Main Street. Lovely and quiet to wonder round. The graves are quite old within the cemetery. You can stay as long as you wish to either wonder round the cemetery or sit and contemplate for a few minutes

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This small triangular cemetery in a quiet corner of Gibraltar is home to the graves of the seamen who, having survived Trafalgar, later died of their injuries. If you died in the battle you were buried at sea (except Nelson of course). If you like wandering round cemeteries this is definitely one for you, it is full of history. Certainly... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Well worth the walk to the very end of Main Street this cemetery is very quiet and tranquil. Reading the gravestones really makes you think of the sacrifices made at Trafalgar and other battles/sieges in and around Gibraltar. There is an incredible history of conflict in this area and this is a lovely peacfull place to take your time to... More

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