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Dutch Cemetery

Katargam, Surat, India
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Ranked #4 of 28 attractions in Surat
Type: Cemeteries
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English first
Vadodara, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Was nice to note how the early settlers took care of their lost ones. Now the site is badly kept..not clean and the approach is indeed difficult. Could be improved...

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Ahmedabad, India
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119 reviews 119 reviews
68 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The Dutch Cemetery tombs are slightly better worked than the English tombs and its wonderful to see the confluence of architectural styles reflected in the structures. The tombs have Angels and Saints carved into them juxtpaosed with text written in Persian. The gate may seem shut when you arrive, take the little narrow street on the left of the main... More

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Lucknow, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

the cemetry compound was closed, bolted from inside. when i inquired around, there was a small back entry used by the guard. so, the advice is "dont go away if you see it closed, ask around". it was very poorly maintained, in worse state than the english one. the armenian cemetery is in the same compound, on the right side.... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Just superb. Rivalry between Dutch and English to impress the local and show /prove superiority and power. Overall , lots and lots of history. ASI must save and promote this place.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

Maybe it was good but with the time and bcoz of no one taken care it's closed....when i gone on site,saw just a closed door if u try to see by outside then also u can't see bcoz of big walls :p

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Baroda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

A place you must visit. I've lived in surat for four years now and it was just some time back that I visited this spot. It's located at a place where it won't take you much to miss it. Took me around an hour to find it as no one knows the location. It's a National heritage site!! But the... More

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