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Reviewed August 19, 2019

This is amazing! The cemetery looks like a town. However, no one leaves his tomb. I had never seen such a cemetery. There were tombs at the front, tombs in the middle and tombs way high. Wow! People who drive by, and they always look...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed April 29, 2019

We did a quick visit while on our way to Castle Point and St Anne's. This is one of the most unusual graveyards I have ever seen. I love old cemetery's that have above the ground vaults to bury their dead. Each grave is different...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019

We passed this amazing cemetery on an island tour and naturally stopped to take a look. The cemetery represents the unique black and white architecture of the West Indies.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Datchet
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Morne à l'eau is well known for this funeral heritage with black and white graves in the main cemetery on a hillside. The graves will be illuminated on the eve of all saints day.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank pierrelombion
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

We've visited some pretty cemeteries in the past and the Cimetiere de Morne-a-L'eau was kinda cool and different. Not as solemn as Arlington, not as creepy as New Orleans, not as dramatic as Punta Arenas. This one is built on a small hill and almost...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

This turned out to be a delightful and interesting stop. All the tombs are unique, and we could have spent much more time there investigating them all.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Nancy M
Reviewed February 9, 2018

I would definitely recommend stopping here. right in the middle of the city. We parked in the parking lot of gas station - stores. You can expect to spend 20 minutes to an hour walking around. Be sure to walk all the way to the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Fbroz
Reviewed January 21, 2018

We took a two hour round trip to get here on a cloudy day. It is remarkable and unique in my experience. It is worth a visit although the area around the parking up the back street is a bit gritty. We just parked on...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Frances J
Reviewed January 11, 2018

The parking is hard to find but this is well worth the stop. Once in the Cemetary you walk up stairs and just see how large the area actually is and I would guess thousands of black and white graves.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank vision_quest61
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Make a stop at this design-y eternal resting place for it's black & white gravestones. Like being in a Lewis Carrol story or a checkerboard-themed park. Built on a hill overlooking a busy traffic circle. Take 30 minutes to stroll among the family graves, admiring...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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