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Address: Sane Valley, St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Description: Napoleon chose this site for his burial and was interred here from 1821 to...
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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Visiting the most remote place on earth

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2014
JohanJ_11
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Richards Bay, South Africa
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Brussels, Belgium
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234 reviews 234 reviews
45 attraction reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Like Longwood House, this is somewhere on St Helena which one has to visit. Napoleon's erstwhile tomb, though itself simple, is in a picturesque setting. According to the sign on the padlocked gate at the top of the 750m grassy path leading down from the road to the site of the tomb, visits are only possible after prior registration with... More 

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East London
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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13 helpful votes 13 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
36 helpful votes 36 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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