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A View To Die For

The cemetary sits on top of the hill at the back of Old Town and has some impressive memorials. If... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2019
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Stunning views and beautiful cemetery

Whilst at the top Castle Hill we stumbled upon this large and very, very beautiful cemetery. The... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2019
Melsy1
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 14, 2019

The cemetary sits on top of the hill at the back of Old Town and has some impressive memorials. If a cemetary can be regarded as a place for tourists this is one of the best as the memorials are very elaborate and somewhat extreme....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

Whilst at the top Castle Hill we stumbled upon this large and very, very beautiful cemetery. The views of the city and surrounding mountains are great. The stone work and graves are very grand and it's a peaceful place. Lots of interesting statues and flowers....More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Melsy1
Reviewed December 27, 2017

An interesting historical cemetery with a large Jewish part. Also, great views towards the Old Town and the centre. The descent towards the Old town is one of the most beautiful areas not chock-full of tourists.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 24, 2017

This lofty park rises above the city center and offers a shady place to relax on a hot summer day. The King Louis XIV’s soldiers may have destroyed its original castle 300 years ago, but the views of Nice and the Mediterranean are worth the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

A typically ornate French cemetery high up on the hill. Very reminiscent of a scene from Phantom of he Opera! Sadly the lovely church was not open but the outside is just gorgeous. The views from up here of both the hills above Nice and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

Had a very nice walk/hike here from our hotel right next door (Hotel Suisse). There are several viewing spots to get wide views of the city and ocean. Well worth it, especially on a clear day.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

This is a weird, albeit beautiful cemetery. It is located in the hills overlooking the city and the ocean with views I've never seen from such a place. It shows difference in people even after dead with big and small graves and prominent locations for...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

Must be one of the nicest cemeteries with the best views. Interesting people have been laid to rest here and it is very well kept

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed September 23, 2016

The cemetery is split by denomination / faith and have very elaborate and stylized tombs and graves. Many interesting inscriptions and fantastic opportunities for photos, especially if the weather is interesting. I went with my kids (13 and 7) who found it very interesting. I...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 19, 2016

This cemetery is an out-of-the-ordinary experience. The tombs are highly elaborate and many have sculptures more often found in museums. The cemetery and immediate surroundings also provide absolutely stunning views of the Baie de Nice and Promenade des Anglais, and beyond, as well as the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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