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Bhawanipore Cemetery

Debendra Lal Khan Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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I visit regularly

It's my father's final resting place so I visit there regularly. It's quiet, serene, pretty well... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Natalie_Pote
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Serene and Well Kept

I have been to many a cemetery all over India and must say one of the most well kept cemetery is... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
pilgrim_gsa
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New Delhi, India
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Debendra Lal Khan Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

It's my father's final resting place so I visit there regularly. It's quiet, serene, pretty well maintained. For the tourist, there are the war graves - however you aren't allowed to take pictures of those

Thank Natalie_Pote
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have been to many a cemetery all over India and must say one of the most well kept cemetery is this . Do visit to see and have a feel of Raj era of the men who came to rule us but succumbed to...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Definitely the most well maintained cemetery in the city. I would initially go just to visit my dads grave but find its a great place to find solitude and reflect. The commonwealth war graves and tombstones are a must visit. Photographs I the defence area...More

Thank Natalie_Pote
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

This cemetery is beautifully maintained and presents a picture of the erstwhile Calcutta, the legacy of WWII and the impact of English rule. A site to remember, and cherish the bravery of soldiers and to get a glimpse into the Commonwealth legacy. A must visit...More

Thank arnav a
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Definitely the most well maintained cemetery in the city. I would initially go just to visit my dads grave but find its a great place to find solitude and reflect. The commonwealth war graves and tombstones are a must visit. Photographs I the defence area...More

Thank Natalie_Pote
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Common people have panic to visit any cemetery, but I can ensure this is a place where you never will have that feeling. The place is very neat and clean, just like any nicely maintained park. Local residents visit there regularly. There is a primary...More

Thank Rhythm_Of_Life
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

This well maintained cemetery in Bhowanipore is a historians delight. Many graves date from the British Raj. There are some graves from the World Wars in a separate enclosure . And here wonder of wonders you will find some non Christian graves of the British...More

Thank Anshumanafsa
Reviewed 23 January 2016

The civil cemetery has been in use since 1864, as the garrison at Fort William is close. The Common wealth war graves section has 95 burials of the First World War, including one brought in from Fort Chingrikhali Cemetery in 1934. Second World War burials...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

I often go to visit my dads grave there. It's calm and peaceful and especially nice in winter. Bathe commonwealth war graves at the far end provide a historic experience

Thank Natalie_Pote
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Nothing much to see..but the place is calm and serene..many lords and viceroy's cemeteries are there..but its not a tourist spot..

Thank DebdutS
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