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Peaceful and Quiet

It’s a well kept cemetery. At one end there’s a special section for WW I graves. A pedestrian road... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2018
ProdiptoB2
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I visit regularly

It's my father's final resting place so I visit there regularly. It's quiet, serene, pretty well... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2017
Natalie1204
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Mar 1, 2018
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Jun 27, 2017
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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

It’s a well kept cemetery. At one end there’s a special section for WW I graves. A pedestrian road enables visitors to access the war graves without disturbing the others

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Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

It's my father's final resting place so I visit there regularly. It's quiet, serene, pretty well maintained. For the tourist, there are the war graves - however you aren't allowed to take pictures of those

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Reviewed January 4, 2017

I have been to many a cemetery all over India and must say one of the most well kept cemetery is this . Do visit to see and have a feel of Raj era of the men who came to rule us but succumbed to...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Definitely the most well maintained cemetery in the city. I would initially go just to visit my dads grave but find its a great place to find solitude and reflect. The commonwealth war graves and tombstones are a must visit. Photographs I the defence area...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

This cemetery is beautifully maintained and presents a picture of the erstwhile Calcutta, the legacy of WWII and the impact of English rule. A site to remember, and cherish the bravery of soldiers and to get a glimpse into the Commonwealth legacy. A must visit...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Definitely the most well maintained cemetery in the city. I would initially go just to visit my dads grave but find its a great place to find solitude and reflect. The commonwealth war graves and tombstones are a must visit. Photographs I the defence area...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2016

Common people have panic to visit any cemetery, but I can ensure this is a place where you never will have that feeling. The place is very neat and clean, just like any nicely maintained park. Local residents visit there regularly. There is a primary...More

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Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

This well maintained cemetery in Bhowanipore is a historians delight. Many graves date from the British Raj. There are some graves from the World Wars in a separate enclosure . And here wonder of wonders you will find some non Christian graves of the British...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2016

The civil cemetery has been in use since 1864, as the garrison at Fort William is close. The Common wealth war graves section has 95 burials of the First World War, including one brought in from Fort Chingrikhali Cemetery in 1934. Second World War burials...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

I often go to visit my dads grave there. It's calm and peaceful and especially nice in winter. Bathe commonwealth war graves at the far end provide a historic experience

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