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Address: Plaza Pedro Anzures, Sucre, Bolivia
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A beautiful garden cemetery

The cemetery is truly a garden spot and worth a quiet walk anytime. While there are large mausoleums, most people are interred for 5-7 years in the small wall crypts, and then... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Minneapolis, MN
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Minneapolis, MN
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The cemetery is truly a garden spot and worth a quiet walk anytime. While there are large mausoleums, most people are interred for 5-7 years in the small wall crypts, and then removed by family for final internment elsewhere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Nice for an afternoon walk, as the grounds are well maintained with lots of green and benches. Quite crowded on the weekends!

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Brussels, Belgium
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Nice area to walk through, this place is the true Pere Lachaise of Sucre where Bolivians go to take care of the tombs of their loved ones but also to simply enjoy the peacefull yet full of live atmosphere. Go on Sunday if possible.

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Nottingham
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Went for a walk around the cemetery, very different to ours back in the uk. Worth a visit to see the local culture.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Really nice cemetery, it shows a lot about Bolivian culture. Most graves in small buildings, all of them with some nice homage from the relatives in some small windows displays in front of it. Unique.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

People think I'm weird when I say I like this cemetery but you have to visit it to believe it. Beautiful flowers everywhere, lots of benches, the tombs are well taken care of and the caretakers were respectful and unobtrusive. I spent some time just wandering along the rows and rows, and thoroughly enjoyed my morning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

To come to this place is easy I did it walking when you come there is a children's quantity offering many services one of which it is the ride for the cemetery they are children who take you and tell you about the history of the city with great value you feel they likes their work

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

A really great option to visit when in Sucre. I did it by foot, and it was really doable. You'll arrive via the street with all the flower ladies. Such a nice and colourful view. The cemetary it self was even on a monday morning filled with people to come and show respect to their loved ones. It is a... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Well maintained gardens, peaceful, and interesting cemetery to visit. I was struck by the number of graves which had fresh flowers - clearly indicating how many relatives visit the deceased. The displays in some of the windows contain photos and items which represent the deceased's interests which gives an insight into their personality. I was enjoying a stroll through the... More 

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Small City, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

At first we bemoaned our luck. Everything closed for Todos Santos, All Saints Day, on the day-and-a-half we found ourselves in Sucre . Yet it turned out to be one of our most remarkable experiences in forty years of traveling to almost 100 countries. We found ourselves as the lone tourists in the throngs of locals visiting the cemetery to... More 

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