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Napoleon's Tomb

Address: Sane Valley, St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Napoleon chose this site for his burial and was interred here from 1821 to 1840, when his remains...
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Napoleon chose this site for his burial and was interred here from 1821 to 1840, when his remains were moved to a cemetery in Paris.
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East London
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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

One of the many fascinating experiences resulting from my Cruise to St Helena was a trip to Longwood House, where Napoleon spent his last days, when exiled to one of the worlds remotest island in the South Atlantic. The walk down, to what is the now empty tomb, ( His remains were later re interred in Paris) is fairly steep.... More 

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

A laid-back five day trip on the RMS St Helena from Cape Town with a week of relaxing holiday, spearfishing every day. Enjoying the crystal clear waters surrounding the island and taking in the rich history of a forgotten land, followed by another five lazy days at sea to get home. A must for those enjoying the outdoors and avid... More 

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Delmar, NY
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

A beautiful, peaceful spot. The fairy terns were our only company. Knowing the tab was empty only added to the awesome atmosphere.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2010

Napoleon choose a stunning setting for his tomb in this beautiful, peaceful valley.

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