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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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Having visited Longwood House we went to Sane Valley to see the resting place of the islands famous exile. Parking at the roadside there is a short walk to a peaceful and cool... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Having visited Longwood House we went to Sane Valley to see the resting place of the islands famous exile. Parking at the roadside there is a short walk to a peaceful and cool glade. The tomb does not contain the body but its no matter and the information boards are of interest. Unfortunately the view mentioned has grown up over... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Napoleon's tomb is a must see for anyone visiting St. Helena. Although his remains have been in Paris since 1840, The walk down a grassy promenade to the original grave is well worth the effort.

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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Address: Address: Sane Valley, St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
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