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Cimetiere de la Chartreuse

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Address: 180 rue Georges Bonnac, 33000, Bordeaux, France
08:30 - 17:00
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Good way to spend an hour or so

Very interesting cemetery containing the great and good of Bordeaux. Well tended and well laid out. A mini Pere Lachaise with mausoleums mixed with conventional grave. I took the... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2015
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Very interesting cemetery containing the great and good of Bordeaux. Well tended and well laid out. A mini Pere Lachaise with mausoleums mixed with conventional grave. I took the tram to stop Gavinies on line A and the cemetery entrance is near there. I find French cemeteries quite interesting and this no exception. If you have a spare hour or... More 

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Uitkerke, Belgium
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Reviewed 17 September 2015

We were attracted to this cemetery as it would be one of France's most beautiful graveyards. It is indeed a very big cemetery and you can find a lot of sculptures around. Unfortunately we did not find the ones we saw in the advertisement and we were looking for.

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Prescott, Arizona
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

I love cemeteries and will make very effort to visit at least one in every city we experience. This one is across the street from St. Bruno's Church, which as others have said is an easy red line Tram ride. It sits almost on the outskirts of the city towards the east. Photography is not allowed, but as you enter... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 August 2014

(Tram Line A, alight at St Bruno/ Hotel de la Region.) The late great and the good of Bordeaux lie in this vast flat necropolis which admittedly is not on most people's list of places to see. The huge graveyard is laid out in a strict grid iron pattern and the staff at the noteworthy gatehouse will be happy give... More 

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