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Chinsurah Dutch Cemetery

| around the junction of Phulpukur Road and Jyotish Chandra Ghosh Sarani, Hooghly, India
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A National Monument preserved by ASI is quiet, solemn, beautiful and has mortal remains of Dutch Governor and others.

This is the first monument we visited after reaching Chinsurah. What appeals is the quietness of... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2017
SatyendraGarg
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New Delhi, India
Cemetery beside GT road on way from chandannagore to chinsurah

To the best of my knowledge this is under the ASI and its maintenance is being regularly done, this... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2017
Chattesu
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Salt Lake City, West Bengal, India
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| around the junction of Phulpukur Road and Jyotish Chandra Ghosh Sarani, Hooghly, India
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Reviewed April 17, 2017

This is the first monument we visited after reaching Chinsurah. What appeals is the quietness of the place which houses, amidst trees and greens, mortal remains of important Dutch officials and persons, including Governor. Lots of aesthetics were taken care of in designing the Graves...More

1  Thank SatyendraGarg
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

To the best of my knowledge this is under the ASI and its maintenance is being regularly done, this can be seen by the clear walkways around the cemetery. The tombs are PROBABLY more than centuries old still their grandeur can be well seen and...More

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Reviewed November 22, 2016

Although I am a native of Chinsurah , presently living at the adjoining town of Chandannagore, did not visit the cemetery during the last ten years. However I still remember that when we were children , we used to move away from the old cemetery...More

3  Thank Bhabani Charan D
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Reviewed July 28, 2016

Old Cemetery for resting with Peace. Surrounded by trees. Calm and silent area adjacent to the cemetery.

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Reviewed July 5, 2016

If you are into history, this cemetery is for you. If you walk in there, do not forget to contact the caretaker for a little guided tour. Just read the inscriptions on headstones and the watch 19th and early 20th century history of Chinsurah and...More

Thank Soumyajit_DM
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Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Well maintained and very old memorials are still erected on ground.It is close to a school and one can get inside through the school.

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Reviewed August 4, 2015

Very old cemetery, not so big in area. Used to bury Portuguese. You'll find peace here, if you'll be there around afternoon that time this place get extreme silent. You can stay here for sometime if you want solitude and concentration.

3  Thank AdventKaushik
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Reviewed June 4, 2015

Its a historical place . Now a days maintained well, but nothing to see in it. Its only prove that once upon a time dutch were staying here.

2  Thank Arnab_Shome
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Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Very calm and mystically serene and mysterious .If you go there you have 2 stay there for at least one hour to understand this holy place

1  Thank Celestine J
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Reviewed November 9, 2014

Although not as well known as the cemetery in Surat, the cemetery in Chinsurah is well worth a visit. The town is around 60 kilometres from Calcutta. As a hub between the Dutch capital of Amsterdam and the Dutch colony in Batavia (present day Indonesia),...More

5  Thank sen1947
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Response from ANINDYA KISHORE B | Reviewed this property |
If you want to come via Howrah station, board Bandel / Bardhaman / Katwa Main Line local and get down at Chinsurah around 1 hour. At Chinsurah station, there are ample conveyances (Auto / Bus No. 1 / Toto / Rickshaw... More
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