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“Important historical landmark”

Cemetery of Santa Cruz
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$216.48*
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Full-Day Tour of Dili
Ranked #5 of 29 things to do in Dili
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

The cemetary is an important historical landmark where many Timorese were slaughtered and which drove the movement for independence forward. The story is compelling - the location is generally just a cemetary without much signage or information about its role in history.

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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Its a shame it took so long for the international community to believe what was happening in Dilli. It took a film that was smuggled out of Timor of the student killings in the cemetery by the Indonesian solders to change the tide.

A very sobering experiance

Thank Geoff C
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Reviewed July 4, 2013

This visit is a must. It's quite a unique cemetery full of very colourful stones and decorations. If you have visited the must see resistance museum then you can appreciate this tragic site

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Reviewed November 5, 2017
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