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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 walk through history

The Dutch cemetery is not for those with a faint heart but for history and photography buffs it is... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Rajesh-Born2Travel
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Ajmer, India
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 17 April 2017
SatyendraGarg
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New Delhi, India
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| around the junction of Phulpukur Road and Jyotish Chandra Ghosh Sarani, Hooghly, India
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

The Dutch cemetery is not for those with a faint heart but for history and photography buffs it is paradise. You can walk through the history of Bengal and share space with many a luminary. The graves are in pretty bad shape but that is...More

1  Thank Rajesh-Born2Travel
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Reviewed 17 April 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

2  Thank SatyendraGarg
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Reviewed 1 March 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

1  Thank Chattesu
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Reviewed 22 November 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

4  Thank Bhabani Charan D
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

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

1  Thank ANINDYA KISHORE B
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Reviewed 5 July 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 11 December 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 4 August 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 4 June 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 27 May 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

2  Thank Celestine J
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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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