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Lower Circular Road Cemetery

184 Park St | Beniapukur, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700017, India
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A historic cemetery

Just down the road from St James’s Church on Lower Circular Road (now AJC Bose Road) is the Lower... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2018
Madhulika L
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New Delhi, India
Lower Circular Road Cemetery, also known as General Episcopal Cemetery, is located on the crossing of Mother Teresa Sara

Kolkata, which arguably is the favourite resting place for Europeans in the country, boasts a... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
Kasturi P
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184 Park St | Beniapukur, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700017, India
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Just down the road from St James’s Church on Lower Circular Road (now AJC Bose Road) is the Lower Circular Road Cemetery, also known as the Mullick Bazaar Cemetery. While this isn’t as well-known as some of Kolkata’s other cemeteries, it’s still an interesting one....More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Kolkata, which arguably is the favourite resting place for Europeans in the country, boasts a decent number of burial grounds. The lower circular Road Cemetery is still in use and the front part of the grounds are relatively clear and well kept There are a...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

One of the oldest cemeteries in Kolkata established around 19th century during the East India Company holds the famous cemetery of Leslie Claudius, the famous Olympic Gold medalist for hockey.

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

While I'm biased as I have several relatives here, the gravestones alone are worth the visit. Families wiped out by infectious diseases and assassinations, and superb architecture. It's a shame so many are in disrepair, but lots of peace here.

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

If you visit the place you will find many name which you have read in history of kolkata. Very peaceful, but not in the rainy season.

1  Thank Neilendu
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

This cemetery is a huge one and as of now new burials take place. The cemeteries of Michael Madhusudan Dutta, the famous Bengali poet and that of John Drinkwater Bethune, the champion of education for women are easily identified by appropriate gate/signboard in the path....More

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Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

The only reason to visit this site is to pay homage to the great poet Michael Madhushudhans grave. This one time rebel anglophile turned social reformer had a great role to play in Bengal cultural history. A must see for all kolkata visitors.

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Reviewed 18 July 2014

We are interested for years to visit this place, this time we found it. It is Municipal Burial Place, Park Circus. Maintained nice, clean, all the details are there to know their names etc. Michel Madhusudan Dutta , a great Bengali Poet, even at cementry,...More

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