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South Park Street Cemetery

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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“buried here” (22 reviews)
“park street” (48 reviews)
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fellow I met on the street recommended visiting. I enjoyed reading the tombstones and taming photos. The cemetery has unique lighting filtering

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank RPHWoking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Naturally it is a cemetry. All time open. This is more then 150 years old. If you love lonely place you may go.

Thank SOUMENJANA
Reviewed 8 November 2017

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

Thank Ankur P
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

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

Thank DaleLee1954
Reviewed 4 November 2017

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

Thank John L
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This is ine of di most haunted places in India.... I am not able to sleep alone for 7 days till i delete all pictures from my phone..... place is very dirty but beautiful....

Thank Anjana G
Reviewed 26 October 2017

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

Thank David A
Reviewed 19 October 2017

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.

Thank fancynancynator
Reviewed 17 October 2017

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!!!

Thank Jharna S
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Terence B
21 August 2016|
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Response from GearLess | Reviewed this property |
Closed on Sunday. I have sent you a personal message which contains an online link for website 'findgrave'. You can search your relative there. Hope this helps.
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aniket7824
22 June 2016|
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Response from Ragul A | Reviewed this property |
Normal working Hours, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, no charges, just sign in a register, with your name and your permanent addressees.
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