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St Mary's Cemetery

16 Lower Valley Road, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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needs tender loving attention

one of the cemetries that are part of our history that needs more attention from our coverment sad... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Peter H
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Step back in time

Lovely to meander around but really not safe on your own. Some great headstones and some moments... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
365giannad
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
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6 Mar 2018
“needs tender loving attention”
2 Oct 2017
“Step back in time”
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16 Lower Valley Road, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

one of the cemetries that are part of our history that needs more attention from our coverment sad to see it go so back words not worth going

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely to meander around but really not safe on your own. Some great headstones and some moments for reflection. Graves going back to 1876.

Thank 365giannad
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

a very quiet and relaxing place great for walking the dog and just thinking things over, very clean and well kept

Thank Mick G
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

This is a really interesting cemetery . The tombstones are very unusual and its nice to see all the people resting here. Unfortunately I would not suggest going here on your own as there are many petty thieves lurking around

Thank 365giannad
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

Although maintenance is regular, services tend to be too far apart. So the grass grows quite long. The area is very beautiful. Some of the tombstones are very old, and as such have deteriorated.

Thank kingtyrone
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Reviewed 30 August 2012

The cemetery was an interesting place to visit. It was very dirty and neglected. Many of the graves have been vandalized. We spotted some very old graves but the most interesting was of Victoria Cross winner Sgt James Craig. Don’t go alone as there are...More

1  Thank Lu-Gerda
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Reviewed 17 August 2012

I have a thing for exploring historic cemeteries and St Mary's is probably one of the best historic grave yards in the city. Graves date back to the 1820 Settlers and there are a couple of interesting graves and stories to discover.

1  Thank FireflyAfrica
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