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A nice quiet place in a packed neighborhood

A de facto park for the local residents interested in fitness and solitude. They are finally... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
TCinTheBigCity
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New York City, New York
SO much to see.

First Calvary is a beautiful cemetery to visit, amazing to see so many headstones. I walked around... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Jessica and Car... D
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Fort Worth, Texas
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24 Aug 2018
“A nice quiet place in a packed neighborhood”
18 Feb 2018
“People, Its a cemetery!!!”
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49-02 Greenpoint Avenue, Woodside, NY 11378
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

A de facto park for the local residents interested in fitness and solitude. They are finally repaving and replacing water mains, so it will be better for running and biking soon.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TCinTheBigCity
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Yes it is a beautiful cemetery with a lot of old graves and mausoleums. Some graves date back to the mid 18 hundreds and there are quite a few famous people interred here. A few movies have been filmed here.Most notable, it was the location...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

First Calvary is a beautiful cemetery to visit, amazing to see so many headstones. I walked around for about an hour getting lost. If you're into cemeteries, This is one to see!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jessica and Car... D
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This cemetery has a great entrance and outstanding art of statues. It is very big so I recommend to wear comfortable shoes.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank schrodinger2015
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is the best hidden gem there is in NYC. I used to work across the street from it and spend my lunch breaks there, and now whenever I come back to visit I bring my girlfriend to this spot because it is the most...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank dansonman22
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This cemetery was across the street from my hotel and I went walking around it for about two hours one afternoon. Near as I could tell I was the only one alive in the entire place, and it was somewhat surreal. I googled it before...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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