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Address: Arnos Vale Cemetary | Bath Road, Bristol BS4 3EW, England
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This historic tomb, of Raja Ram Mohan Roy, built in 1843 by entrepreneur...

This historic tomb, of Raja Ram Mohan Roy, built in 1843 by entrepreneur Dwarkanath Tagore, was designed by William Prinsep, a merchant from Clifton, in the authentic style of a Bengali 'chattri'.

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Exotic in a garden of tomb delights. A wonderful nature reserve with a good cafe not feeling at all funerial - which is odd really.

Reviewed 28 August 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

Exotic in a garden of tomb delights. A wonderful nature reserve with a good cafe not feeling at all funerial - which is odd really.

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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

The cemetery in its itself is a great place to visit and the tomb is perfect for photographers and historians. Def worth a look

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Reviewed 14 May 2015

Raja Ram Mohan Roy was a legendary figure in India, who ended the Sati system(Recently widowed Hindu woman commits suicide by fire, typically on the husband's funeral pyre, to save herself from Mughal attack). Unfortunately this system continued even after the Mughal era was over. Raja Ram Mohan played a major role along with the British Administrators to stop this... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 April 2012

You cannot miss this memorial which was restored a few years ago. It is about fifty metres inside the entrance of Arnos Vale Cemetery on the right hand side. Ram Mohan Roy died in Bristol in 1833 whilst on a visit to England. It is worth spending longer to explore the rest of the cemetery. There are a cafe and... More 

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