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Fairview Lawn Cemetery

3720 Windsor Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3A5, Canada
+1 902-490-4883
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Moving, memorable, Titanic disaster grave sites

Although not highlighted as a destination for tourists, a visit to the Fairfield Cemetary will... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Manbyk
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San Antonio, Texas
"final resting place of a tragic ending"

We went in the evening after rush hour traffic. Very easy to find. The titanic graves are clearly... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ManitobaNic
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Manitoba
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The final and noteworthy resting place for many of the victims of the Titanic.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“titanic victims” (93 reviews)
“buried here” (49 reviews)
“unknown child” (33 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3720 Windsor Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3A5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Although not highlighted as a destination for tourists, a visit to the Fairfield Cemetary will allow you to say a silent prayer for the souls lost in 1912’s Titanic disaster. The curators of the cemetary of Fairfield Cemetary and the City of Halifax honored those...More

Thank Manbyk
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went in the evening after rush hour traffic. Very easy to find. The titanic graves are clearly marked. A nice place for people to pay their respects to those who so tragically lost their lives. Be respectful.

Thank ManitobaNic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very moving experience even after all of these years. Many of the gravestones are marked with only a number because the body could not be identified. I was even more amazed how many bodies were able to be identified.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An evocative sight The Fairview Cemetery is a one of number of cemeteries in Halifax, Nova Scotia that has RMS Titanic dead. It is perhaps best known as largest site for over one hundred and twenty victims of the sinking of the Titanic. Known as...More

Thank Bill Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Please be respectful of the burial site , PLEASE don't walk on the graves of the people buried there .

Thank haney9221
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over 120 victims of the TITANTIC were buried in three Halifax cemeteries. I visited the Fairview Lawn Cemetery on May 21, 2018. "Its a Beautiful Setting and final destination for men, women and children aboard the ill-fated ship. A historic place to visit and learn...More

Thank Claudia B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an older cemetery. It is very large and is the final resting place of some of the titanic victims. Nicely laid out and easy to find.

Thank John C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very interesting piece of Maritime History. Beautiful setting for the Titanic Victims and really worth a visit if in Halifax.

Thank Spuddler
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Come visit the place where many people of the Titanic are here in their place of rest.Once you are here and see for yourself you can sense the feeling of just what took place off the atlantic coast a long time ago.

Thank garysG8669FA
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

When I learned about this cemetary and the significance of it, I had to visit. Important part of history that needs to be remembered.

Thank Chr15t1n3
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4 April 2018|
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Response from Dianne A | Reviewed this property |
We have actually been there twice. Once, we walked off the ship and hired a limo for the day with another couple. It worked out very well. The second time, we rented a car and just walked to the car rental office which... More
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1 January 2017|
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Response from lonewolf44 | Reviewed this property |
Fairview Cemetery is a long walk from Halifax's downtown but it is on a bus route - the excellent tourist information centre will be able to help you with that. If you are walking with a cane you shouldn't have too much... More
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