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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kolkata the city of joy, the city runs around from day to night but if you want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the busy city life. Just stop-by at South Park Street Cemetery. This Place is perfect "if you need...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I always like to visit this Cemetery when I am in Calcutta and somehow seem to come across tombs that I have missed on previous occasions. Since my first visit about twenty years ago, the Christian Burial Board of Calcutta have done a great job...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you need a few moments of break from the busy city then this is an apt place within it. It is a few minutes walk from Park Street Metro Station. The ticket price is also very nominal. You are allowed to take pictures with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank aastha_pro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Calcutta is a challenge, a wonderful challenge. It's noisy, dirty, colourful, crowded ... In between one needs a little peace and quiet. I found this cemetery just by chance, and spent quite some time. It's a beautiful place, all the tombstones are impressive and the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Benjamuna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is Very interesting and historical. But I could not walk much , so, i could not see the whole place.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sulekhas25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fascinating record of the foreign community in Kolkata. The graves are reasonably well kept so inscriptions are readable. It is also a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of Kolkata's busy streets.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mikan999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we have friends from India and abroad and they want to explore Kolkata. One of the first thing that comes to mind , is the Park street Cementry. It was opened in 1767 . All the tombs have a Gothic and Indo Saracenic style....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

This cemetery is very interesting. Cemeteries are not usually places added to holiday itinerary's but this should be the exception. My only negative remark is the amount of rubbish, but please do not let this put you off visiting it's a gentle reminder of Kolkata's...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Trish W
Reviewed March 10, 2019

Ask the friendly gatekeeper to tell you where to find her tomb. The cemetery has the biggest tombs I’ve seen, but then again I haven’t seen the pyramids.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kerry P
Reviewed March 1, 2019

There are some very large graves and mausoleums here some surprises are the son of Charles Dickens and other Colonial dignitaries all seemed to be trying to out do the other in homage after death.

Date of experience: February 2019
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April 30, 2018|
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Response from Famrave | Reviewed this property |
The cemetery is closed on Sundays and for the rest of the days its open till 5:00 PM but they don't allow anyone to enter post 04:30 PM.
Terence B
August 21, 2016|
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Response from GearLess | Reviewed this property |
Closed on Sunday. I have sent you a personal message which contains an online link for website 'findgrave'. You can search your relative there. Hope this helps.
June 22, 2016|
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Response from Ragul A | Reviewed this property |
Normal working Hours, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, no charges, just sign in a register, with your name and your permanent addressees.