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It is a little odd to rate a visit to a cemetery as a highlight but given the central important role of the massacre that occurred here such a rating is fully justified. It is pleasant, peaceful, colorful and tranquil but go with a local...More
Of course this cemetary is a very sad place. There was a massacre and you see many small childrens' graves. But it also is very colourful and beautiful. It was impressive and I would recommend everyone to visit this place.
We visited this with victims of the protese, some who had been shot, imprsioned and tortured. That the Australian Government allowed this to happen with no consequence was a sad reflection of their true values.Worthy of a reflective visit
We visited this place with a history tour guide- a young woman from JDN - a youth organisation.
Santa Cruz cemetery has much history, but most famous is the massacre of 200 student attending the memorial service for student protester Sebastian Gomes in November 1991....More
Well worth either researching a little before going or taking a guided tour from some local uni students to get the full importance of visiting this place. .the tour we went on encompassed many important sites and was well worth the knowledge .the students talked...More