A fellow I met on the street recommended visiting. I enjoyed reading the tombstones and taming photos. The cemetery has unique lighting filtering
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What an interesting historical site to visit right next to the hustle and bustle where you can walk around in piece and quiet spending as much time as you like reading the memorial inscriptions and getting a feel for those that created Calcutta. We arrived...More
The location of this place is on the famous & busy Park Street. It's ticketed and quite well-maintained (from a tourist point of view). It was a serene and somewhat peaceful experience walking through this place. It's an old cemetery, so you expect to feel...More
I first visited the Park Street Cemetery back in 1979 - then in a dilapidated state. My last visit was 20 years ago. In many ways the cemetery is like walking into a living history book - a unique glimpse into the East India Company...More
Also known as The Great Cemetery of Asia - the resting place of two centuries' worth of worthies from the time of British India. Partially restored, but many of the epitaphs are difficult to read, which is sad. The stone masons seemed to have vied...More
This is a very ancient cemetery with little interest to most people. Not recommended when there is much more to explore and enjoy in this fascinating City
I was given a tour of this cemetery by the guide I hired from the university to show me the architectural sights of Calcutta. It is elegiac and evocative and a must see in my favorite Indian city.
Its curiosity and love for poetry and Literature which attracted me towards this burial ground.Located near Park street now probably called Mother Teresa Sarani, this is the resting place of Henry Louis Vivian Derozio, Michael Madhusudan Dutt to name just a few great stalwarts!!!