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On the Way to Eden Island

I came across the Bel Air cemetery when I was driving towards the Eden Island. The place was calm... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Sachin0408
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Mumbai, India
Just pass it by

We saw the Bel Air Cemetry as one of the attractions in Mahe. On stopping there on our way to... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
SerendipityIndia
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New Delhi, India
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16 Aug 2018
“On the Way to Eden Island”
4 Aug 2018
“Just pass it by”
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The island's first official burial ground.
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

I came across the Bel Air cemetery when I was driving towards the Eden Island. The place was calm and serene lined up with trees and bushes but then there was more to it than eyes can see. It was possibly lacking maintenance and that...More

Thank Sachin0408
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Just another cemetry, with even better ones there in Mahe near the Botanical Garden. This is tree-lined, so feels nice if the weather is good. Not sure if we were allowed to enter. Did not see a lot of graves though.

Thank AyushiChandra
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We saw the Bel Air Cemetry as one of the attractions in Mahe. On stopping there on our way to Botanical Gardens, we realized that it's just a small cemetry which is tree lined and hence looks marginally pretty. Nothing to be really visited specially...More

Thank SerendipityIndia
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

I found the grayyard facinating but it is not well kept as there is rubbish and alcohol bottles strewn all over the place! I loved walked round there and the history behind it makes it woerh a visit.

Thank Amy Y
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

The old cemetery of Bel Air is definitely a must see in Victoria - in fact it's one of the few true historical monuments of the city. However, despite it's historical importance its quite shabby and not in great shape. It looks like that locals...More

Thank Stefan M
Reviewed 21 September 2017

It is an interesting site but the graves are difficult to read. It is neglected and clearly people use the area for drinking etc and there are used condoms on the ground.

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 30 April 2017

A polished brass plaque at the entrance gate hints that this old cemetery of early French settlers has visiting pedigree - a burial ground of a pirate and a giant: there is enough for imaginative families to explore. It is a romantic and gothic resting...More

Thank sierrab
Reviewed 23 February 2016

It is old cemetary what has seen also better days. Nowadays few stones and a map tells their stories. Not worth going.

Thank DjJassu
Reviewed 3 September 2013

...was there a decision taken by local administration never to restore or maintain this attraction or was it to let dead people lie...come on give these people buried here some respect...you are not missing a thing if you dont visit this place...but well like me...More

Thank Manoj A M
Reviewed 18 June 2012

Visited the cemetery after reading previous review and wondering about the giant. Very interesting looking at old graves in this strange setting just inside the capital Victoria. Mosquitoes abound so wear protection. Pete & Eileen

Thank tesekkur
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