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Review of Riverside Cemetery

Riverside Cemetery
Ranked #22 of 204 things to do in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This beautiful garden style cemetery encompasses 87 acres near downtown Asheville, NC overlooking the French Broad River. Among the rolling hills and gardens you can find the graves of prominent writers such as Thomas Wolfe and O. Henry, Civil War heroes, and politicians that shaped North Carolina's history. Self-guided walking tours are available at the cemetery office Monday - Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm.
Reviewed January 16, 2013

It's beautiful - especially in the springtime. Many famous people are buried along with generaltions of Asheville citizens. It's a great history walk.

Thank Nancie L
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

I know this sounds weird but I absolutely love visiting cemeteries in cities. This one is a beautiful atmosphere with ancient tombstones, vaults and botanical gardens. Alot of history in an amazing area

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Reviewed November 30, 2012

We downloaded an app to our iphone with a cemetery tour - it was rich with history and local flavor - well worth the 7 or 8 dollars for the app.

Thank Nancy H
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Reviewed November 14, 2012

Some great history. O'Henry and Thomas Wolfe are both buried here. Great civil war graves. A beautiful setting, but extremely hilly. Grandma may have to wait in the car at times.

Thank WacoWoody
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Reviewed November 7, 2012

This very old Asheville cemetary has a few graves of famous people from the Asheville area including Thomas Wolf. A must see but you have to park and walk around to get the full effect.

Thank Bug6
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